WE ARE DIFFERENT!
The Delaware Counsel Group LLP ("DCG") exclusively represents clients in complex national and international business transactions with a Delaware connection. DCG regularly partners with national and international law firms to provide Delaware specific advice to their clients.
DCG is also regularly called upon to render Delaware opinions and corporate governance advice that is relied upon by businesses and regulatory agencies around the world.
DCG's specialized practice combined with the experience of its attorneys and their ability to be nimble saves clients time and monies. The benefits clients' receive from DCG's personalized; hands-on approach is reflected in DCG's long-standing client base. Chambers USA has quoted a client saying, "The Delaware Counsel Group is as good as any of them and is very strong on client care skills. This firm is interested in its clients, which we really appreciate. It's a much more personal and interested relationship with this law firm."
DCG is the only option in Delaware to the handful of large Delaware law firms that have the sophistication to handle significant legal transactions.
DCG is the only certified woman owned law firm in Delaware in this practice area and is certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), and the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise (OMWBE) of the State of Delaware.
The Delaware Counsel Group is represented by Chambers USA as a leading law firm in Delaware Corporate/M&A/Alternative Entity law and is rated "A/V" by Martindale-Hubbell.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENT MATTERS:
Accenture LLP-DCG provides ongoing advice regarding Delaware issues related to limited liability companies, partnerships and corporate entities.
National Corporate Research, Ltd.-DCG advises general counsel and senior management of NCR regarding acquisitions, operations and the provision of independent manager services.
DCG represents clients on Delaware law matters in connection with billions of dollars of transactions relating to federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits; Renewable Energy Tax Credits, Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives; and New Market Tax Credits.
DCG advised management of a leading European private equity investor in connection with interests held in an investment vehicle by management executives.
SBA Communications Corporation- DCG represented SBA Communications Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with the internal restructuring of an asset-backed securitization structure that issued US $1.23 billion in notes.
Global Infrastructure Investors II, LLC- DCG represented Global Infrastructure Investors II, LLC in connection with airport concession contracts in Madrid and Barcelona valued at €4.4 billion.
'Delaware Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual', was co-authored by Ms. Habbart and was first published in 1995. It continues to be updated each year by DCG attorneys.
'Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances on Delaware Limited Partnerships', includes a chapter written by Ms. Habbart on Delaware limited partnerships that was first published in 1992 and is updated each year by DCG Attorneys.
Ms. Habbart is co-editor of the 'Director's Duties Checklist', a joint project of the IBA Corporate and M&A Committee and Corporate Counsel Forum. The Checklist features information from more than 50 countries and is designed to provide an overview of the relevant legislation and regulations relating to directors' duties around the world.
Ms. Habbart and Ms. Stark contributed a chapter to the 3rd edition of 'The Corporate Governance Review (2013)', a treatise which features chapters on corporate governance prepared by elite law firms in thirty-one countries. Delaware is the only political subdivision of a country accorded its own chapter in the treatise.
Ms. Habbart and Ms. Stark wrote an article entitled: '2011: A Year in Review-The Financial Crisis, Delaware and Corporate Governance', which examines how Delaware's judiciary, legislature and corporate bar responded to the call for greater regulation of corporate governance matters following the financial crisis of 2008.
'The Business Lawyer', a publication of the American Bar Association, published an in-depth analysis of the Uniform Law Commission Uniform Statutory Trust Act written by Ms. Habbart and her co-author, Tom Rutledge in August 2010. Ms. Habbart wrote the article based on her experience as the ABA Advisor.
Annual Statistical Review of cases decided by the Delaware Court of Chancery, the nation's premiere business court is prepared each year by Ms. Stark. The statistical information analyzes the judicial docket based on subject matter, procedural posture, timing and other metrics of interest to corporate lawyers and is published in various legal publications.
Summaries of new Delaware case law and legislation are prepared on a monthly basis for DCG clients and they have been distributed since 2004.
The common element attributable to all DCG clients is not a particular industry or geographic location. Instead, DCG clients are located around the world and represent many different industries. They include Delaware entities or parties to a transaction that are governed by Delaware law.
DCG CLIENTS RANGE FROM:
-Fortune 500 companies to venture capital firms;
-Private equity firms to mutual funds and trust companies; and
-Boards of directors to management of alternative entities.