Arthur L. Dent, a retired Potter Anderson partner, practiced in the area of corporate and commercial litigation. He was responsible for trials before the Delaware Court of Chancery involving corporate governance and related disputes, as well as commercial litigation involving claims for equitable relief. He had substantial involvement in corporate matters receiving national attention, and was responsible for numerous trials involving corporate valuation matters.
Art was responsible for bench and jury trials involving commercial disputes before the Delaware Superior Court; he argued frequently before the Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware's highest appellate court; and had primary responsibility for, or substantial involvement in, appeals to the Delaware Supreme Court involving corporate matters of national interest.
- Tender offers for Emulex, Inc. and Peoplesoft, Inc.
- Corporate governance litigation involving craigslist, inc.
- Litigation concerning control of the largest commercial real estate venture in Las Vegas
- Corporate valuation proceedings before the Delaware Court of Chancery
- November 5, 2019
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1986; Editor-in-Chief, The Delaware Journal Of Corporate Law
Elizabethtown College, B.S., 1979
Bar & Court Admissions
- Delaware, 1986
United States District Court for the District of Delaware
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Professional Activities and Honors
Delaware State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Panelist at continuing legal education seminars regarding actions for injunctive relief and civil litigation practice generally
Contributor, Corporate and Commercial Practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate Law and Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions