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Tyler J. Leavengood

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Mr. Leavengood's practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, which includes experience in litigating stockholder class and derivative actions, as well as actions for appraisal, indemnification, and inspection of books and records.  He also has experience in counseling boards of directors and special board committees of Delaware corporations with respect to issues of fiduciary duty and internal corporate governance.

Representative Matters

  • In re Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Delaware Derivative Litig., 2016 WL 2908344 (Del. Ch. May 13, 2016)
  • Thermopylae Capital Partners, L.P. v. Simbol, Inc., 2016 WL 368170 (Del. Ch. Jan. 29, 2016)
  • In re Molycorp, Inc. S’holder Derivative Litig., 2015 WL 3454925 (Del. Ch. May 27, 2015)
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Indiana Elec. Workers Pension Trust Fund IBEW, 95 A.3d 1264 (Del. 2014)
  • Cook v. Hewlett-Packard Co., 2014 WL 311111 (Del. Ch. Jan. 30, 2014)
  • DeKalb County Pension Fund v. Page, 2013 WL 603166 (Del. Ch. Feb. 18, 2013)
  • La. Mun. Police Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Lennar Corp., 2012 WL 4760881 (Del. Ch. Oct. 5, 2012)


PUBLICATIONS

  • Kevin R. Shannon, Tyler J. Leavengood, and Christopher N. Kelly, Striking the Appropriate Balance: Stockholder Inspection Rights Under Delaware Law, Insights, Vol. 26, Issue No. 11 (Nov. 2012)

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Education

University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 2010; Managing Editor, Journal of Corporation Law

Texas A&M University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2006

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2010

    United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 2011

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Delaware State Bar Association 
  • American Bar Association