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Timothy Dudderar
Timothy Dudderar

Timothy R. Dudderar

Partner

Direct: (302) 984-6168

Fax: (302) 778-6168

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Mr. Dudderar  focuses his practice on corporate and alternative entity litigation.  His  experience includes representing corporations and boards of directors in stockholder class and derivative litigation, internal corporate investigations, representing limited partnerships and other alternative entities in actions alleging breaches of operating agreements as well as litigating various proceedings under the Delaware General Corporation Law, such as stock appraisal, indemnification and advancement, contested director elections and demands for corporate books and records.  Tim has represented clients in various industries, including financial and banking, technology, oil and gas exploration, and commercial real estate before the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court.

Representative Matters

Represented large investment bank in connection with claims of aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty arising out of a challenged merger

Represented private equity firm in an action alleging breach of stock purchase agreement

Represented oil and gas exploration company in connection with a demand for advancement of legal fees and a books and records demand

Represented committee of directors of large investment bank in connection with an internal investigation responding to stockholder demand to investigate potential breaches of fiduciary duty

Represented former employees of a large scientific instrument manufacturer in connection with claims of breach of fiduciary duty and trade secret misappropriation

Represented directors of a closely-held commercial real estate company in connection with claims of breach of fiduciary duty

Represented directors and officers of a mid-sized technology company in connection with a dispute over the proper composition of the board of directors and executive management

Represented real estate investment trust in dispute with stockholders regarding stock split

Represented former manager of real estate fund in dispute regarding breach of limited liability company agreement

Represented limited liability company in connection with dispute regarding agreements governing the submission of patents to patent pool

Represented directors and officers of technology company in connection with claims of breach of fiduciary duty arising out of allegations of stock options backdating

Represented member of limited liability company in connection with demand for LLC’s books and records

Represented limited partners of family-owned limited partnership in dispute over amendments to limited partnership agreement

Represented former managers and employees of limited liability company in connection with claims of breach of fiduciary duty arising out of failed manufacturing joint venture

Represented large international bank in connection with claims of breach of fiduciary duty arising out of employee investment limited partnership

Represented founder and director of private energy company in connection with allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and demand for corporate books and records

Represented mid-sized manufacturing company in connection with stock appraisal action