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Pamela L. Millard

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Ms. Millard advises clients regarding all aspects of the Delaware General Corporation Law and the governance of Delaware corporations.  She regularly counsels corporations, directors, and board committees regarding transactions such as mergers, recapitalizations, assets sales, dividends, charter and bylaw amendments and preferred stock designations.  She also authors opinion letters on a wide range of Delaware corporate law matters.  In addition, Pam has substantial experience advising Special Committees and Conflict Committees in connection with various conflict transactions, including M&A transactions.

Pam is an active member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, and has served as a speaker on Delaware corporate law matters for national law firms and the American Bar Association as part of their continuing legal education programs.  She has also participated in a number of panel discussions at law schools throughout the country on behalf of the Mergers and Acquisition Committee’s Women in M&A Task Force. 

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • ABA Business Law Section 2017 Annual Meeting, Market Trends Subcommittee Meeting, “Bridging the GAAP: Contractual Interpretation Issues in Chicago Bridge v. Westinghouse” (September 16, 2017) 
  • ABA Business Law Section 2015 Spring Meeting Young Lawyer Institute Track (Co-sponsored by Mergers & Acquisitions Committee), “Roadmap of an M&A Transaction” (April 16, 2015) 
  • ABA Women in Mergers and Acquisition Task Force, Northwestern Law School, Women in M&A Panel (September 17, 2015)
  • Bench and Bar CLE Conference, Wilmington, Delaware, "Online, In-Line and Out of Line: The Use of Technology in the Legal Profession" (June, 2009)

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Time Warner Inc. in connection with the proposed acquisition of the company by AT&T Inc.
  • Representation of AmSurg Corp. in connection with its strategic business combination with Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc.
  • Representation of a Transaction Committee of the Board of Directors of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. in its $150 million private placement of CWEI common stock to funds managed by Ares Management, L.P.
  • Representation of a Transaction Committee of the Board of Directors of Chindex International, Inc. in its going private transaction with an affiliate of TPG Capital and an affiliate of Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • Representation of a Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Energy Transfer Equity LP, in connection with the sale of its 60% stake in ETP Holdco Corp., valued at $3.75 billion in cash and units, to affiliate Energy Transfer Partners LP.
  • Representation of Softbank in connection with its acquisition of a controlling interest in Sprint Corp.
  • Representation of a Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Quest Software, Inc., in connection with the acquisition of the company by Dell Inc.
  • Representation of a Transaction Committee of the Board of Directors of Knology, Inc. in connection with its sale to WideOpenWest

  • Representation of a Special Committee of the Board of Directors of C&D Technologies, Inc., in connection with the acquisition of the company by an affiliate of Angelo, Gordon & Co.
  • Representation of a Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., in connection with the acquisition of the company by certain affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners
  • Representation of the Board of Directors of CKE Restaurants, Inc., in its acquisition by Apollo Management

Events & Speaking Engagements

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Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.; Member of the editorial board, The Tax Lawyer 

University of Washington, Master of Arts in International Studies

Wellesley College, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2008

Professional Activities and Honors

  • American Bar Association: Business Law Section; Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Women in Mergers and Acquisitions Task Force, Joint Task Force on Governance Issues in Business Combinations, and the Private Company Model Merger Agreement Task Force
  • Delaware State Bar Association