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Delaware Law Developments 2019: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Speaker(s): Amy Simmerman, Andrew G. Gordon, Bradley R. Aronstam, Catherine G. Dearlove, Corinne Elise Amato, Gary A. Bornstein, Gregory P. Williams, Katherine L. Henderson, Kimberly A. Evans, Lawrence A. Hamermesh, Luke W. Mette, Michael P. Maxwell, Patricia O. Vella, Scott B. Luftglass, Srinivas M. Raju, Tammy L. Mercer, Theodore N. Mirvis, William M. Lafferty
Recorded on: May. 9, 2019
PLI Program #: 253497

Tammy is the Chair of the Corporate Litigation and Counseling Section at Young Conaway.  She has been on the forefront of the development of alternative entity law, and clients trust and depend on her deep knowledge and experience to help them navigate the complexities of that evolving area of law.  She speaks frequently on relevant issues and topics and has litigated many of the leading cases in this area.  She also has broad experience litigating a variety of corporate disputes. She is trusted by her clients to navigate the complexities involved in litigating cases involving alternative entities and corporations and to effectively prepare and present arguments on their behalf. Clients rely on her creativity and ability to focus on the critical issues at each stage of the litigation to help them formulate an effective litigation strategy and to achieve optimal results.


• Disputes related to alternative entities, including limited partnerships and limited liability companies, involving breach of fiduciary duties and the elimination or limitation of such duties, breaches of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, books and records actions, control and buyout and dissolution and winding up.

• Disputes involving corporate mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions, proxy contests, valuation and appraisal issues, indemnification and advancement proceedings and stockholder access to books and records.

• Disputes involving trade secret misappropriation and non-competition agreements.

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law  (J.D., summa cum laude)
Kutztown University  (B.S.)

Memberships and Affiliations
Delaware State Bar Association, Subcommittee on Alternative Entities, Member
Chair of ABA LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Litigation Subcommittee
Member, Steering Committee Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Alumnae Association
Member, ALI CLE Corporate Law/Entities Advisory Panel


Amy Simmerman is a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.  Amy is a leader of the firm's Delaware office and governance practice, and she serves on the firm’s board of directors. Her practice focuses on providing advice on all aspects of Delaware corporate law and related corporate governance issues, including fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, stockholder activism, corporate formation, stock issuances, preferred stock investments, and various statutory matters. Amy regularly represents special committees of boards of directors in mergers and acquisitions, internal investigations, and other matters, and she provides corporate advice in the context of governance litigation. Amy provides advice to a wide array of clients—including investors and public and private companies.  Her practice involves advising many companies and investors in the technology and life sciences industries, although Amy also advises across a variety of industries and sectors.

Amy frequently speaks and publishes on Delaware law and governance issues and has guest lectured at Harvard Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and UC Hastings College of the Law. Within Delaware, she has served on a committee of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association to vet potential amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law. Amy is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Amy is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, and of the University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude.

Andrew G. Gordon is a partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP. He has extensive experience litigating on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation matters. Andrew's litigation practice is concentrated on M&A litigation, including handling "material adverse change" litigations and shareholder class actions nationwide asserting breach of fiduciary duty and disclosure-related claims. Andrew also handles securities, intellectual property, bankruptcy, employment and other commercial disputes. An experienced trial lawyer, Andrew has conducted or participated in numerous trials in federal and state courts, bankruptcy courts and arbitration matters, including the landmark ruling on behalf of Fresenius SE & Co. Andrew was recently named an American Lawyer "Litigator of the Week" for his win on behalf of Citco Group in a major public pension fund investor suit in Louisiana. Andrew was also recommended by The Legal 500 in M&A Litigation: Defense.

Catherine Dearlove is vice chair of the Corporate Department of Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm.  She has appeared as lead or co-counsel in many notable cases in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court.  Catherine represents Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and their officers, directors, and managers in M&A disputes, derivative and class actions, and corporate control disputes.  She also counsels her clients on complex corporate governance and fiduciary issues, and advises special committees in internal investigations and transactional matters.

A fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, Catherine has been recognized for excellence in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, The Best Lawyers in America, and Benchmark Litigation, including as one of Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation.

Catherine is a frequent panelist and speaker at professional conferences addressing issues of Delaware corporate law and governance.  She earned a B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and a J.D., with distinction, from Stanford Law School.

CORINNE ELISE AMATO practices in the area of corporate and commercial litigation.  Ms. Amato’s practice primarily involves mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other complex corporate governance and business matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Ms. Amato is a magna cum laude graduate of both Franklin & Marshall College and Widener University School of Law.  While attending law school, Ms. Amato served on the administrative board of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, was a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Gregory M. Sleet, United States District Court Judge for the District of Delaware.  Ms. Amato was admitted to practice in the State of Delaware in 2007 and was recognized in the 2014 through 2017 editions of Super Lawyers, Delaware as a Rising Star in Business Litigation and in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  Ms. Amato is a frequent speaker on developments in Delaware law and corporate litigation.

Professional Activities:

  • Corporation Law Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association
  • Delaware Supreme Court Rules Committee
  • American Bar Association, Business Law and Litigation Sections
  • Delaware State Bar Association and Section on Corporate Law
  • Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court, Past Executive Committee Member and Secretary

Bar Admissions:

  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • Franklin & Marshall College (B.A.)
  • Widener University School of Law (J.D.)



Gary A. Bornstein is a partner at Cravath and serves as Co-Head of the Litigation Department. He handles a wide range of high-stakes commercial disputes, with particular focus on M&A, antitrust and securities litigation. 

In the past several years, Mr. Bornstein has represented buyers, sellers and lenders in contested M&A transactions, as well as corporations and directors in disputes with activist investors and other stockholders. He also regularly represents clients in antitrust litigation and investigations.

Mr. Bornstein received a B.A. in architecture from Yale University in 1994 and a J.D. from Harvard in 1997, where he was a Notes Editor of the Law Review and a winner of the Ames Moot Court Competition. After graduation, Mr. Bornstein served as a law clerk to Hon. Amalya L. Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined Cravath in 1998 and was elected a partner in 2004.

The Legal 500 US has recommended Mr. Bornstein for his appellate work since 2019 and for M&A litigation since 2012, including naming him a “Leading Lawyer” in that area. Mr. Bornstein has also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation every year since 2009. He and his colleagues earned Cravath distinction as a Law360 “Competition Practice Group of the Year” in 2019 and 2020, and as “Law Firm of the Year” in M&A litigation in the U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2013, 2016 and 2019 surveys.

Katherine Henderson is a partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Her practice focuses on corporate governance, the navigation of corporate fiduciary duties, and the representation of companies and their officers and directors in stockholder class actions, derivative suits, and complex commercial litigation. Katherine specializes in conducting investigations on behalf of management, boards of directors, and special board or management committees; advising companies faced with stockholder litigation demands; and representing companies in stockholder actions and “busted deal” litigation.  She also advises with respect to directors’ and officers’ liability insurance coverage and indemnification issues.

Kimberly Evans is senior counsel at Grant & Eisenhofer, focusing her practice on appraisal rights, corporate governance, and complex litigation on behalf of institutional investor clients and other sophisticated stockholders.

Ms. Evans is an experienced trial lawyer who has litigated a number of complex matters before the Delaware Court of Chancery, including In re Dole Food Co. Stockholder Litigation and In re Dole Food Co. Appraisal Litigation, a stockholder class and appraisal litigation resulting in a damages award of $148 million, plus interest, following a nine-day trial.  The Dole litigation represents one of the largest recoveries in a non-derivative action in the history of the Delaware Chancery Court.

In addition to Dole, Ms. Evans has tried a number of cases before the Delaware Court of Chancery, including In re Appraisal of DFC Global, Corp. and In re Appraisal of PetSmart, Inc.  Most recently, Ms. Evans co-chaired the trial team litigating In re Appraisal of Jarden Corporation on behalf of petitioners asserting that the cash/stock deal consideration paid by Newell Rubbermaid to acquire the Company did not reflect fair value.  Ms. Evans served as co-lead of the trial team in presenting Petitioners’ case over the course of a 4-day trial, and presented closing arguments in November 2018.  Ms. Evans also has extensive experience in negotiating confidential appraisal settlements and has achieved successful results for appraisal clients prior to trial. 

Outside of appraisal litigation, Ms. Evans is an experienced advocate for stockholder rights and has litigated many stockholder class and derivative actions.  Ms. Evans is currently litigating In re McKesson Corp. Stockholder Derivative Litigation in the Northern District of California, In re Liberty Tax, Inc. Stockholder Litigation in Delaware Court of Chancery, and In re BGC Partners, Inc. Derivative Litigation in Delaware Chancery Court.  During her career, Ms. Evans also has played a significant role in a number of securities fraud class actions that have achieved substantial recoveries for classes of investors and on behalf of individual and institutional investors who have opted out of class actions to pursue individual suits. 

Prior to joining Grant & Eisenhofer, Ms. Evans worked as an associate at a well-known Philadelphia-area law firm, where she gained experience in the practice areas of securities, antitrust, and consumer protection class action litigation. She also previously worked as a paralegal in the Juvenile Division of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.  In 2017, Ms. Evans was selected as one of the Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyers in the area of Plaintiff M&A Litigation.  Ms. Evans earned her J.D. from Temple University in 2007 and received a B.A. in chemistry and criminal justice from La Salle University in 2003.

Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D. (2007)
LaSalle University, B.A. (2003)

Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA, U.S. District Court for the District of NJ

Luke W. Mette is a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware office of Armstrong Teasdale LLP.

Mr. Mette has been a member of the Delaware Bar since 1988.  He clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., from 1988-1989, and then practiced law at the firm Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell from 1989-1994.  In 1994, Mr. Mette joined the law department of a company that became AstraZeneca, commencing a 21-year in-house career during which he held a number of legal, management and leadership roles, including Deputy General Counsel, Litigation.  Following a return to private practice as a partner in the Business Litigation Group at McCarter & English, Mr. Mette was appointed City Solicitor for the City of Wilmington in January 2017.  He was named Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel by the Delaware Supreme Court in January 2019.  He has been an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School since 2018.    

Mr. Mette received his law degree from George Washington University in 1988 and his undergraduate degree from Haverford College in 1985.

Mr. Mette and his wife, Jacqueline Paradee Mette, have two adult children.

Michael Maxwell is a partner in the firm's Business Group. He advises clients on matters of Delaware corporate and business law in transactions involving Delaware alternative entities and corporations, including investment and private equity fund transactions, fund formations, joint ventures, cross border transactions, mergers, acquisitions, asset sales and purchases, dissolutions and restructurings. He also represents both lenders and borrowers in a variety of commercial financing transactions, including asset-based financing, real estate mortgage financings and other credit related transactions. Mike also advises management, boards and special committees of Delaware entities on matters of operation and governance, including with respect to fiduciary duty and contractual interpretation issues. Mike provides legal opinions on issues of Delaware law in connection with the foregoing.

Scott B. Luftglass is the Co-Head of Fried Frank’s Securities and Shareholder Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on representing corporations, boards of directors, special committees, financial advisors, senior management, and private equity funds in connection with securities litigation, corporate governance matters, significant corporate transactions, hostile and friendly takeovers, shareholder and derivative litigation, activism defense, and crisis management. Mr. Luftglass also has extensive experience litigating matters under the federal securities laws, including 10b-5 stock-drop litigation.

Mr. Luftglass has represented clients in more than 200 public company mergers and acquisitions transactions (and related litigation) across a wide range of industries.  These representations include advising clients on critical corporate governance matters, strategy, and risk management and mitigation. Mr. Luftglass has extensive experience defending clients facing shareholder class actions and derivative actions in the Delaware Court of Chancery and in other state and federal courts. 

Mr. Luftglass is a frequent speaker and participant at conferences and panels focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and the federal securities laws. He has been a regular panelist at the Tulane University Law School Annual Corporate Law Institute, Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Roundtable, and PLI's Delaware Law Developments Seminar. He has also been a guest lecturer on mergers and acquisitions and litigation at Yale Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Boston College.

Mr. Luftglass serves on the Board of Advisors for the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance and on the Board of Advisors for the Penn Law Institute for Law and Economics.

Theodore N.  Mirvis is a Partner in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Mr. Mirvis has been with the firm for over 40 years, and, during that time, has litigated landmark cases regarding corporate law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. He has written extensively on these same topics.  He is a regular lecturer at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Law School, and teaches occasional classes at Columbia Law School, NYU Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Law School of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Mr. Mirvis received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University in 1973 and received a J.D., magna cum laude, from the Harvard Law School in 1976. At the Law School, he served as Case Officer and as a member of the Editorial Board of The Harvard Law Review. Upon graduation, Mr. Mirvis was a law clerk to the Honorable Henry J. Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a member of the American Law Institute and the Planning Committee of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute.

Mr. Mirvis previously served as chair of the Lawyers Division of UJA-Federation of New York. He has been a trustee of Freedom House, and currently serves on the boards of the Jerusalem Foundation, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), and the Yeshiva University Museum.

William M. Lafferty is a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware law firm of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP.  He practices corporate and complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on cases involving mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, and shareholder class and derivative actions.  Bill also advises corporate clients and boards of directors with respect to litigation and transactional matters, including representing special negotiating committees, special litigation committees, and demand review committees.  Bill has acted as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous significant litigations involving Delaware corporate law issues during the past 25 years, including for many Fortune 500 companies, private equity/venture capital firms, and investment banks.

Bill currently serves as Chair of the Court of Chancery Rules Committee, and previously served as a Special Master.  Bill also serves on the Supreme Court Rules Committee, previously served two terms on the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners, and chaired the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education.  Bill is a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as member of the Advisory Boards for the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, and the NYU Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance.  He is a frequent author and a regular presenter before business and professional audiences on Delaware corporate law, and has been a guest instructor at M&A law classes at Harvard Law School, University of Pennsylvania, Cal-Berkeley, Stanford University, New York University, Columbia University, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Hofstra University and Delaware Law School.

Bill has been recognized as a leading Delaware litigator by a number of publications, including LawDragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA, and Super Lawyers – Delaware, U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers.  Bill received a B.S. from the University of Delaware in 1985 and a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law in 1989.  He served as a law clerk to The Honorable Maurice A. Hartnett, III of the Delaware Court of Chancery (1989-90).

Brad specializes in Delaware corporate law and represents clients in a variety of areas, including corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery where he began his legal career as a judicial law clerk.  In addition to his litigation practice, Brad frequently advises directors and special committees on internal investigations, corporate governance, and transactional issues. 

Chambers USA has recognized Brad as a leading Court of Chancery practitioner each of the last nine years.  Most recently, Chambers USA 2020 recognized Brad for his “excellent knowledge of Delaware law,” “great practical judgment and invaluable experience.”  Chambers has recognized Brad "for his work advising special committees" as well.  In addition to Chambers, Brad is named in Benchmark Litigation and The Legal 500 US.  Brad is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

Brad has represented clients in many of Delaware’s marquee corporate cases in recent years, including In re CBS Corporation Litigation; El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. v. Brinckerhoff; In re Zale Corporation Stockholders Litigation; In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. Corporate Reorganization; and In re CNX Gas Corp. Shareholders Litigation.  Brad has additionally advised directors or special committees of AMC Entertainment; American International Group; Ascent Capital Group; Capital One Financial; Google; Insys Therapeutics; Providence Service Corporation; Sanderson Farms; and Walmart, among other companies.  

Brad frequently speaks and writes on Delaware corporate law issues.  In addition to previously speaking as a panelist on PLI’s Delaware Law Developments: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know seminar, Brad has also spoken on Delaware law and M&A panels sponsored by the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Business Law Section of the ABA.  Brad has additionally published articles in, among other publications, The Business Lawyer; Deal Points; The Delaware Law Review; Insights; and The M&A Lawyer.  

Gregory Williams is a director in the Corporate Department of Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm.  Widely recognized as one of the state's top corporate litigators, Greg represents corporations and their directors and officers, advising them and representing them in courts in Delaware and across the country.

Past president of Richards, Layton & Finger and past chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, Greg serves as chair of the Delaware Supreme Court Litigation Rules Committee.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is top-ranked in every distinguished legal directory.  In 2018, Greg was named a Lawdragon Legend, signifying ten consecutive years of inclusion in the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.

Greg received a B.A.A.S., cum laude, from the University of Delaware, and a J.D. from the College of William & Mary School of Law, where he served on the William and Mary Law Review.

Patricia regularly provides advice on corporate governance matters and a variety of corporate transactions for publicly traded and privately held corporations. She is often called upon to advise on mergers and acquisitions, financings, asset sales and other significant transactions. Her work includes structuring complex transactions and often involves counseling boards of directors and board committees on their fiduciary duties and the technical aspects of Delaware corporate law. She also provides formal legal opinions on issues involving Delaware corporate law.

Patricia is actively involved with the American Bar Association’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee. She is Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Acquisitions of Public Companies of the M&A Committee. She was a member of the Corporate Laws Committee (2014-2020) and served as Co-Chair of the MBCA Implementation and Outreach Subcommittee of the Corporate Laws Committee. She also served as Co-Chair of the Joint Task Force on Governance Issues in Business Combinations (2011-2018). As part of her role as Task Force Co-Chair, she served as an editor of The Role of Directors in M&A Transactions: A Governance Handbook for Directors, Management and Advisors.

Patricia is a member of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and, in that capacity, participates in the annual review of, and preparation of amendments to, the Delaware General Corporation Law. She was appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court to serve as a member of the court’s Board on Professional Responsibility (2012-2018). In 2018, she became a fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, and in 2019 was named to the Board of Trustees and Secretary.

Patricia frequently speaks on Delaware corporate law issues at corporate law seminars and symposia around the country, including the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, the University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute, the Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute, the Northwestern Law Securities Regulation Institute and the ABA National M&A Institute. She also serves as Co-Chair of Practising Law Institute’s Mergers & Acquisitions conference.

Prior to joining Morris Nichols, Patricia served as law clerk to The Honorable Randy J. Holland of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware. She received her JD, magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law in 1996, where she served as Executive Editor of the Villanova Law Review. She completed her undergraduate education at University of Delaware, receiving a BS, magna cum laude, in 1992.

Professor Hamermesh is a graduate of Haverford College (1973) and Yale Law School (1976). He practiced law with Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, in Wilmington, Delaware from 1976 to 1994.

Prof. Hamermesh is a member and former chair of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (responsible for the annual review and modernization of the Delaware General Corporation Law). From January 2010 to June 2011, he served as senior special counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. (advising the Staff of the Commission on matters of state corporate law).

Prof. Hamermesh was the Reporter for the Corporate Laws Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section (responsible for the drafting and revision of the Model Business Corporation Act) from 2013 to 2020, and from 2001 to 2007 was an elected member of the Committee.  In 2002 and 2003 he also served as Reporter for the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Corporate Responsibility.

Recent publications include: A Babe in the Woods: An Essay on Kirby Lumber and the Evolution of Corporate Law, 45 Del. J. Corp. L. 125 (2020); Finding the Right Balance in Appraisal Litigation: Deal Price, Deal Process, and Synergies, 73 Bus. Law. 961 (Fall 2018) (with Michael Wachter); The Importance of Being Dismissive: The Efficiency Role of Pleading Stage Evaluation of Shareholder Litigation, 42 J. Corp. L. 597 (2017) (with Michael Wachter); A Most Adequate Response to Excessive Shareholder Litigation, 45 Hofstra L. Rev. 147 (2016); Director Nominations, 39 Del. J. Corp. L. 117 (2014); and Loyalty’s Core Demand: The Defining Role of Good Faith in Corporation Law, 98 Geo. L. J. 629 (2010) (with Leo E. Strine, Jr., R. Franklin Balotti, and Jeffrey M. Gorris).

Srinivas M. Raju is a member of the Wilmington, Delaware law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.  His practice focuses on corporate advisory, corporate governance, transactional, and complex litigation matters relating to Delaware corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Srini has litigated numerous corporate control, corporate governance, and contractual disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court. He has also advised corporate boards, special committees, and general partners with respect to governance and transactional issues. 

Srini is frequent speaker on fiduciary duty and governance issues, particularly with respect to Delaware limited partnerships and limited liability companies.  He has also published numerous articles on these topics, including articles published in The Business Lawyer, Securities & Commodities Regulation, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and Insights, and is co-author of a book titled Special Committees: Law and Practice (LexisNexis 2015). 

Srini has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America; Chambers USA; Benchmark Litigation; Lawdragon; PLC Which Lawyer; Super Lawyers; and The Legal 500.

Srini holds a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. degree from Indiana University.  Earlier in his career, and prior to entering law school, he was an accountant and obtained certification as a Certified Public Accountant.