Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Esq.: Lawyer with The Delaware Counsel Group LLP

Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Esq.


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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Trusts
  • Limited Partnerships
Contact InfoTelephone: 302-576-9600
Fax: 302-576-9608
University Temple University, B.B.A.; Drexel University, M.S., Taxation
Law SchoolVillanova University School of Law, J.D.
AdmittedPennsylvania; Delaware
Memberships Ms. Habbart holds significant leadership positions in the International Bar Association ("IBA"), the American Bar Association ("ABA"), the Delaware State Bar Association ("DSBA") and the Delaware Bankers Association ("DBA") which include:
Secretary of Corporate Governance Subcommittee of the International Bar Association Corporate/M&A Committee; Corporate Governance Monitor and Vice-Chair of the IBA Private Equity Subcommittee; Appointee to the DSBA Committee on Statutory Trust and the DSBA Corporate Council, the committees responsible for legislative amendments to Delaware’s Statutory Trust Act since 1990; Member of the DBA Trust Conference Steering Committee; Vice Chair of the ABA Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities; Executive Committee of the ABA Committee on LLC’s, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities since 1995; Member of the ABA Section of Business Law Advisor to Uniform Law Commission Series Study Committee; Appointee to the ABA International Coordinating Committee; Chair of the ABA International Use of U.S. Business Entities Subcommittee; Former ABA Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on the Uniform Statutory Trust Entity Act; Former Chair of the ABA Subcommittee on Business Trusts, REITS and Financing Vehicles.

Ms. Habbart, is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Habbart has also been selected by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers" in Delaware Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions Law since 2005. Ms. Habbart is described by her clients in Chambers as "extremely intelligent” and is lauded for “always trying to find the best solution for her client; she doesn’t just take a point to take a point, she gets the big picture.” Able to provide accurate, timely, relevant and strategic advice, she has an excellent listening capacity and is “attentive to her clients’ needs.” Ms. Habbart is also recognized for her skills in corporate governance by the International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association since 2010. Of the lawyers, she is the only woman.


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Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Esq.

100 South Rockland Falls Road
WilmingtonDE 19807


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