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Matthew R. Dreyfuss

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Mr. Dreyfuss is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Group.  His practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, including class and derivative actions relating to mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, proxy contests, as well as statutory proceedings pursuant to the Delaware General Corporation Law such as appraisal, indemnification, and books and records suits.  He was a Summer Associate in 2012.

While in law school, Mr. Dreyfuss served as a law clerk for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s Office Of Administration.

Representative Matters

  • The special committee of the board of directors of C&D Technologies, Inc. in litigation challenging a going-private transaction by its controlling stockholder (see In re: C&D Technologies, Inc. S’holder Litig., C.A. 6620-VCMR (Del. Ch.))
  •  The founder and former CEO of Arthur Dogswell, L.L.C. in litigation seeking advancement and challenging the enforceability of a non-compete clause (see Gianmarco Giannini v. Arthur Dogswell, L.L.C., C.A. No. 8942-VCP (Del. Ch.) and DGWL Investment Corp. v. Gianmarco Giannini, C.A. No. 8647-VCP))
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Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013; Managing Editor, Syracuse Law Review; Associate Member, Moot Court Honor Society

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, MPA, 2013

University of Richmond Robins School of Business, BSBA, 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2013

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Volunteer Attorney, Delaware Volunteer Legal Services
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association