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Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., with Distinction, 2001

  • Hofstra Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Hofstra Honors Scholarship Recipient

Pace University, B.B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1998

  • Trustee's Award Recipient (Valedictorian)
  • Alpha Chi National H.Y. Benedict Graduate Fellowship Recipient

Professional Experience

Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP, Partner 2010-2011, Associate 2008-2009

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Associate 2002-2007

Delaware Court of Chancery, Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Vice Chancellor John W. Noble, 2001-2002


Delaware, 2008

New York, 2002

New Jersey, 2001

Bradley R. Aronstam

Brad specializes in Delaware corporate law and represents clients in a variety of areas, including corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery where he began his legal career as a judicial law clerk.  In addition to his litigation practice, Brad frequently advises directors and special committees on internal investigations, corporate governance, and transactional issues. 

Chambers USA has named Brad as a leading Court of Chancery practitioner each of the last six years.  Most recently, Chambers USA 2017 recognized Brad as “very knowledgeable about the law and very persuasive” and for his “strong focus on corporate litigation, including M&A disputes."  Chambers USA 2017 also recognized Brad for being "known for his work advising special committees."  In addition to Chambers, Brad is named in The Legal 500 US and Delaware Super Lawyers.

Brad has represented clients in many of Delaware’s marquee corporate cases in recent years, including In re Zale Corporation Stockholders Litigation; In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. Corporate ReorganizationIn re El Paso Shareholders Litigation; and In re CNX Gas Corp. Shareholders Litigation.  Most recently, Brad was a member of the trial team that successfully defeated Merion Capital’s appraisal claim for approximately $90 million of additional merger consideration in connection with Fidelity National Financial’s $4.2 billion acquisition of Lender Processing Services.    

Brad has additionally advised directors or special committees of American International Group, Ascent Capital Group, Capital One Financial, Google, and Sanderson Farms, among other companies.  Brad is currently serving as lead counsel to the Special Litigation Committee of the Board of The Providence Service Corporation.  In that capacity, Brad led the Committee's eight-month investigation of claims arising from a related party transaction between Providence and its largest stockholder, including claims against Providence’s directors, officers, and advisors. 

Brad frequently speaks and writes on Delaware corporate law issues.  Most recently, Brad spoke at the Delaware State Bar Association’s June 2017 Bench and Bar Conference on a panel exploring the practices of the Delaware judiciary and courts.  He has also spoken as a panelist on PLI's Delaware Law Developments: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know seminar in New York, as well as on Delaware law and M&A panels sponsored by the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Business Law Section of the ABA. 

As listed below, Brad has additionally published articles in, among other publications, The Business Lawyer; Deal Points; The Delaware Law Review; Insights and The M&A Lawyer.  A number of these articles have been cited in decisions by the Court of Chancery and other courts.  Brad also served as Co-Vice Chair of the ABA Task Force that delivered a report to Congress and the SEC on the delineation of governance roles and responsibilities of stockholders and directors in light of the then unraveling 2008 financial crisis. 

Following his clerkship, Brad practiced for five years at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in the firm's Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation Group in New York before returning to Delaware and becoming a founding partner of the firm.


  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Recognized Delaware Court of Chancery Practitioner (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

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