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Edward B. Micheletti


Edward B. Micheletti heads the litigation practice of Skadden's Wilmington office. He repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America, and was named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2017.

In 2011, he was one of five attorneys named to the securities section in Law360’s list of “Rising Stars” and he was selected as one of the “40 Under 40” by The M&A Advisor. Mr. Micheletti also is the co-author of the treatise, Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Litigation Under Delaware Corporation Law.

Mr. Micheletti has extensive experience with the Delaware General Corporation Law. He also has written numerous articles on Delaware Corporation Law issues and frequently participates on committees that have drafted important amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law.

Mr. Micheletti’s experience also extends beyond deal litigation in Delaware. He frequently handles securities and complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts around the country involving corporate and securities law claims, breach of contract and other commercial disputes, subprime lending, stock option backdating, insurance law and escheat law. He also has extensive experience in trial and appellate courts, including in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court.