Young Conaway Announces the Appointment of Tammy L. Mercer as Chair, and James M. Yoch, Jr. as Vice-Chair, of the Firm's Corporate Litigation and Counseling Section
Young Conaway is pleased to announce that the firm management committee has appointed Tammy L. Mercer to serve as Chair, and James M. Yoch, Jr. to serve as Vice-Chair, of the firm's Corporate Litigation and Counseling Section.
Tammy litigates a variety of corporate disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery. She has been on the forefront of the development of alternative entity law, litigating some of the leading cases in the area and speaking frequently on relevant topics. In her practice, she focuses on providing creative approaches to litigation strategy to achieve optimal results for her clients. Tammy joined Young Conaway’s Corporate Litigation and Counseling Section after graduating summa cum laude from Villanova Law School. Tammy also serves as Vice Chair of the Associate Committee and on various other committees of the firm. She serves on the Delaware State Bar Association, Subcommittee on Alternative Entities. She is a member of the Villanova Law Women’s Network and the ALI CLE Business/Entities Law Advisory Panel.
James focuses on representing companies and their directors in lawsuits brought by Delaware stockholders, master limited partnership unitholders, and deal partners, as well as valuation disputes in various courts. James joined Young Conaway’s Corporate Litigation and Counseling Section after clerking for the Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr. on the Court of Chancery following his graduation cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. James also serves as Vice Chair of Young Conaway’s Hiring Committee and on other committees of the firm. Throughout his years of practice in the Delaware Supreme Court, Court of Chancery and Superior Court, James has brought a common-sense and thoughtful approach to litigation on high stakes matters.