Richard J. Thomas

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Rich’s practice focuses on corporate, alternative entity, and commercial litigation, primarily in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Rich has experience litigating disputes and advising Delaware business entities concerning a wide variety of fiduciary, statutory and commercial matters, including, among other things, mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, indemnification proceedings, stockholder access to books and records, complex contractual agreements, and the misuse of confidential information.

Rich also has advised special committees conducting prominent investigations, including an investigation by a committee of the board of directors of FINRA concerning whether FINRA should assert claims against its existing and former directors based upon FINRA’s 2008-2009 investment losses and compensation practices.

While at law school, Rich was a graduate research fellow, notes editor of the William & Mary Law Review, a teaching assistant for Evidence, and a research assistant for Richard M. Hynes.

Rich grew up in northern New Mexico and received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Delaware Board of Bar Examiners, Associate Member