James P. Hughes, Jr.

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Jim practices primarily in the corporate and commercial transactions area, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, fiduciary duty issues, corporate dissolutions, and alternative entities including limited liability companies and limited partnerships.  His practice includes rendering legal opinions on corporate matters, such as sales of substantially all assets, as well as opinions concerning enforceability of transactions under Delaware corporate, LLC and LP law.  He began his practice as a corporate litigator in the Delaware Court of Chancery, and continues to work on matters before that Court. He is Chair of the firm's Associate Committee and Chair of the firm's Ethics and Conflicts Committee.

  • Sale of Delaware-based corporate incorporation business to international legal and regulatory company (2013)
  • Sale of sports equipment business to regional venture capital fund (2012)

  • Sale of nuclear waste processing company to international waste treatment company (2012)

  • Advise board in sale of $800 million entertainment company to private equity fund (2012)

  • Dissolution of various real estate, software and manufacturing companies (2012-2013)

For a list of litigation matters, click on the Experience link under Related Information on the right.


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2013 - Present

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member 
  • American Bar Association, Member