Pam Millard


Pamela L. Millard advises clients regarding all aspects of the Delaware General Corporation Law and the governance of Delaware corporations. She regularly counsels corporations, nonstock nonprofit corporations, directors, and board committees regarding transactions such as mergers, recapitalizations, assets sales, dividends, entity formation and dissolutions, charter and bylaw amendments and preferred stock designations. She also authors opinion letters on a wide range of Delaware corporate law matters, including cross-border domestication and expert opinions. In addition, Pam has substantial experience advising Special Committees and Conflict Committees in connection with various conflict transactions, including M&A transactions, and she represents Special Litigation Committees in connection with stockholder derivative claims.

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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 Subcommittee and is a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL). Pam also serves as a Contributing Editor to the Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships Practice Area Division of Business Law Today.

Pam is an active member of firm leadership and currently serves as co-chair of the Women's Initiative and is a member of the Opinion Committee and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • ABA Business Law Section 2023 Fall Meeting, Private Equity and Venture Capital Jurisprudence Subcommittee panel on Court of Chancery opinions in New Enterprise Associates 14, L.P. v. Rich, (Del. Ch. May 2, 2023)
  • ABA Business Law Section 2020 Fall Meeting, Private Equity and Venture Capital Jurisprudence Subcommittee panel on Court of Chancery opinions in Frederick Hsu Living Trust v. Oak Hill Capital Partners III, L.P (May 4, 2020) and Reith v. Lichtenstein, (June 28, 2019)
  • Delaware State Bar Association’s “Hot Topics in Delaware Corporate Law” CLE program panelist (May 2019), discussing recent developments in MFWand Corwin case law and offering Delaware governance practice pointers.
  • ABA Business Law Section 2019 Spring Meeting, M&A Committee’s M&A Jurisprudence Subcommittee panel, “Fiduciary Duties in a Sale of Control: A Comparison of These Duties in Delaware Corporations and Alternative Entities” (March 29, 2019)
  • ABA Business Law Section 2019 Spring Meeting, Private Equity and Venture Capital Jurisprudence Subcommittee panel on the Delaware Supreme Court opinion in Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings v. Crestview-Oxbow Acquisition, LLC (March 29, 2019)

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Representative Matters

  • Representation of a US regional fintech company in connection with a business combination involving the domestication of several merging entities into Delaware and the formation of a new Delaware holding company and related operating entities
  • Representation of an international airline group in connection with a global sale of assets
  • Representation of a UK luxury confection company in its acquisition by a privately held US food conglomerate
  • Representation of a European luxury consumer brand in its Delaware dissolution and winding-up process
  • Governance advice in connection with voting requirements for Delaware Charter Amendments and Advance Notice Bylaw provisions
  • Representation of a newly-formed Delaware Public Benefit corporation and related corporate governance advice
  • Transactional advice in connection with numerous breach of contract and earnout claims filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Representation of Life Storage, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Extra Space Storage Inc.
  • Representation of two US regional hospital groups forming a new Delaware nonprofit nonstock corporation in connection with a proposed business combination
  • Opinion advice to a US biotechnology company regarding two separate asset divestiture transactions
  • Opinion advice to a broad range of clients domesticating into Delaware
  • Representation of the largest state economy of a foreign government in connection with forming a nonprofit nonstock Delaware corporation to support the government’s tourism initiatives in the U.S.
  • Representation of a national legal professional association, a Delaware nonstock nonprofit corporation, in connection with modernizing the association’s Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws
  • Representation of a publicly traded transportation and financing company in a cross-border Delaware domestication, subsidiary reorganization and merger transaction
  • Representation of a publicly traded marketing and communications company in a cross-border Delaware domestication and business combination transaction involving a significant stockholder of the company
  • Representation of a publicly traded independent oil and gas company is its Delaware dissolution and related winding-up process
  • Representation of Montage Resources Corporation in its acquisition by Southwestern Energy Company

Professional Activities & Recognition

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law and Corporate Governance Law, 2021 - present


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


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

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 2008


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