Justin Hymes


Justin T. Hymes is an associate in the firm's Corporate Litigation Group. He focuses his practice primarily on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, representing clients in high stakes stockholder derivative and class action suits, busted deal litigation, alternative entity disputes, various contractual disputes, and statutory proceedings under the Delaware General Corporation Law. 

Practice Areas


Representative Matters

  • Twitter, Inc. in action against Elon Musk and his affiliates to compel closing of merger
  • Koch Industries in dispute over contractual earnout payment owed in connection with 2021 Texas winter event affecting state’s electrical grid
  • Coliseum Capital Management in expedited dispute over poison pill and defensive measures enacted by the board of directors of Purple Mattresses in connection with proxy fight
  • Whiting Petroleum’s board of directors in defense of a stockholder’s motion to preliminarily enjoin the company’s merger with Oasis Petroleum
  • Gordon Ramsay in petition to dissolve and wind up GR Burgr, LLC, and subsequent dispute over asset allocation of dissolved entity
  • Lee Enterprises and its board of directors in litigation concerning a hedge fund’s non-compliance with the company’s advance notice bylaws 
  • United Way of Miami in two expedited Court of Chancery disputes over property interests in Rite Aid stores


The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2019

  • Articles Editor, Penn State Law Review
  • Woolsack Honor Society
  • Recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award

Yale University, B.A., 2013

Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 2019


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