Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigators
Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP attorneys have successfully litigated and tried some of the most significant corporate and commercial disputes in the Court of Chancery. Our attorneys also have significant experience in all state and federal courts in Delaware, including other Delaware trial courts, the Supreme Court of Delaware, the U.S. District Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit — and in other jurisdictions in cases involving Delaware law issues. We draw on this experience in counseling clients to limit litigation expense, but we treat every case as if it will go to trial.
The firm originated as Seitz Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP and was renamed Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, after Collins J. Seitz, Jr. was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. From inception, the firm has represented parties in some of the most significant corporate and commercial disputes in the Delaware courts. Chambers USA 2018, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recently recognized the firm's ”superlative performance” and praised its “meticulous” written work. Chambers also described the firm's lawyers as “extremely hard-working and great at client service,” adding that “[t]hey are very responsive, have excellent judgment and will roll up their sleeves and do as much work as we need them to do.” Chambers noted that the firm is recognized for both its “strong track record in corporate and commercial disputes” and regular advisory work “with directors and special committees on associated corporate governance and transactional matters.” The Legal 500 US has likewise recognized the firm as one of the nation's leading law firms for M&A litigation. Sources described Ross Aronstam & Moritz as an “excellent” firm “that can try complex commercial cases,” ”really understands what will work in the courts,” and is “as effective as any top firm in Delaware or New York.”
The firm's deep Delaware experience is complemented by the national perspective of the firm's founding partners, who came to Delaware from some of the country's most prestigious firms: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; and Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.