Skilled. Results-Driven. Efficient.
Gregory E. Stuhlman
- Corporate & Commercial Litigation
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Corporate Counseling
- Syracuse University College of Law
- J.D. – 2005, magna cum laude
- North Dakota State University
- B.A. – 2002
- U.S. District Court District of Delaware
Greg Stuhlman's litigation practice concentrates on cases involving public and private entities, directors, members of management and investors in cases arising under Delaware corporate law and Delaware alternative entity law. Most of these disputes are resolved in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the nation’s preeminent forum for the resolution of complex business disputes. Greg’s Chancery litigation practice covers a broad range of matters, including breach of fiduciary duty claims, corporate control issues, mergers and acquisitions, books and records demands, contract disputes, dissolutions, charter and bylaw amendments, stockholder appraisal actions, representation of financial advisors in the M&A context, and various statutory proceedings under Delaware’s General Corporation Law.
Greg also represents clients in complex commercial litigation in federal court and Delaware’s Superior Court. He handles a wide variety of cases involving contracts, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, business torts, trade secrets, financial instruments, director and officer liability, and intellectual property litigation.
Professional Activities & Honors
- American Bar Association
- Delaware Bar Association
- Listed, Rising Star: Delaware Super Lawyers, 2015
Court of Chancery Litigation
- Custom Furniture Technologies, Inc. in action brought pursuant to Section 220 of the General Corporation Law of Delaware for inspection of books and records. Lemieux v. Custom Furniture Technologies, Inc.
- Founder and incumbent director in action for control of the board of directors pursuant to Section 225 of the General Corporation Law of Delaware. Pullman Sugar, LLC v. Valdivia.
- interclick, inc. and its board of directors in stockholder class actions challenging the fairness of a negotiated tender offer resulting in the company’s merger with Yahoo! Inc. In re Interclick, Inc. Shareholders Litigation.
- The incumbent directors of Westech Capital Corp. in action for control of the board of directors pursuant to Section 225 of the General Corporation Law of Delaware. In re Westech Capital Corp.
- Tech Anyware, LLC in action alleging breaches of technology licensing agreement. eCommerce Industries et al. v. MWA Intelligence Inc.
- Electrolytic Ozone, Inc. in advancement action pursuant to Section 145 of the General Corporation Law of Delaware. Lieberman, et al. v. Electrolytic Ozone, Inc.
- Israel Discount Bank of New York in litigation in connection with conversion of approximately $17 million of collateral and breach of bailment agreement. Israel Discount Bank of New York v. First State Depository Company, et al.
- Kona Grill and its board of directors in books and records litigation pursuant to Section 220 of the General Corporation Law of Delaware and corresponding derivative litigation challenging certain corporate transactions. Beren v. Kona Grill Inc., Beren v. Jundt, et al.
- Applica Incorporated in litigation of breach of contract, fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty claims in connection with failed acquisition by NACCO Industries. NACCO Industries, Inc. et al. v. Applica Incorporated, et al.
- Wideawake Death Row Entertainment, LLC in books and records action pursuant to Section 18-305 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Lavi v. Wideawake Deathrow Entertainment, LLC.
- Remy International and its board of directors in stockholder class action challenging the sufficiency of the disclosures made in connection with a stockholder consent solicitation regarding a proposed rights offering. JB Capital Partners LP v. Remy International Inc., et al.
Commercial Litigation in State and Federal Courts
- Capsule Media Group, LLC in litigation involving request to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for declaration of contract termination, as well as related litigation asserting defamation in a Florida state court. EBF Partners, LLC v. Capsule Media Group, LLC.
- CH Bus Sales, LLC in breach of contract action involving Turkish coach manufacturer. Temsa Ulasim Araclari Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. v. CH Bus Sales, LLC.
- Commercial lender in action for appointment of a receiver and foreclosure relating to 700-unit apartment complex in Newark, Delaware. RSS WFRBS2013C12-DE UHL, LLC v. UDel Holdings, LLC.
- i3screen in litigation of breach of contract claim and request for injunctive relief regarding misuse of confidential information. First Advantage Occupational Health Services Corp. v. i3screen LLC.
- M&T Bank in litigation involving contested satisfaction of mortgage. Frazer Road Associates, LLC v. Cook, et al.
- Delaware counsel in intellectual property litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware: Softview LLC v. Apple Inc. et al.; LoganTree LP v. Omron Healthcare, Inc.; IpLearn LLC v. Blackboard Inc.; Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc., et al.; Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc. v. Premier Retail Networks, Inc., et al.; Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc. v. Adaptive Microsystems LLC.
*Note: Some of the matters listed were handled by our lawyers prior to joining Chipman Brown Cicero & Cole, LLP