Biography

With over 30 years of experience, Rolin's practice focuses on assisting companies, their boards, and significant investors with counseling and litigation concerning complex Delaware corporation law issues arising from major transactions, activist campaigns, financial distress situations, and other forms of corporate crisis.

FOCUS:

  • litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court concerning mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, directors and officers liability, and executive compensation issues;
  • counseling directors, officers, special committees and stockholders on issues of merger and acquisition law, corporate and director liability, and other corporate governance issues;
  • disputes concerning transactions with and governance of master limited partnerships, limited liability company and partnership agreements;
  • counseling and litigation concerning the restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing of distressed companies; and
  • disputes involving complex contractual agreements such as merger agreements, asset purchase agreements, bond indentures and joint venture agreements.

He speaks and writes frequently on corporation law and related topics. He is a member of the Young Conaway’s Management Committee and the immediate past Chair of its Corporate Litigation and Counseling practice.

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Columbia University  (A.B.)

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New York

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2013-Present
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chancery, 2014 - Present
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated, 2016
  • Delaware Super Lawyers®, Business and Corporate, 2014-Present
  • Benchmark Litigation

Memberships and Affiliations