Mr. Powell concentrates his practice on the structure and use of Delaware entities, and frequently provides third party legal opinions concerning Delaware entities, security interests, and other applicable Delaware law.
Mr. Powell speaks at conferences and seminars for the American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, the Delaware Secretary of State, various state bar associations and trade groups, financial institutions, and law firms. His work regularly appears in law journals and other periodicals including The Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal, The Business Lawyer, The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, and The Practical Lawyer. Mr. Powell is a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, and an elected Member of both the American Law Institute and the American Bar Foundation. He serves on the Editorial Boards of both The American Law Institute’s The Practical Lawyer and Thomson Reuters/West’s Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal. Mr. Powell is active in the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, serving as Chair of its Uniform Commercial Code Committee (2012-2015). He is an American Bar Association Advisor to both the Uniform Law Commission’s Committee on Series of Unincorporated Business Entities and its Permanent Editorial Board on the UCC. Mr. Powell is an adjunct professor at the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where he teaches Secured Transactions.