BRADLEY D. SORRELS

Partner
Litigation

EXPERIENCE:

Brad Sorrels is a partner in the Delaware office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. His practice focuses on corporate governance litigation and counseling. Brad specializes in representing companies and their officers and directors in M&A litigation, stockholder class action litigation and complex commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and appellate practice in the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, as well as advising public and private companies on aspects of Delaware corporate law and corporate governance.

Prior to joining the firm, Brad practiced for several years in the corporate and business litigation and Delaware corporate law counseling groups at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware.

SELECT M&A-RELATED LITIGATION MATTERS:
  • City of Daytona Beach Police and Fire Pension Fund v. ExamWorks Group, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 12481-VCL (Del. Ch.) - Representing ExamWorks and its directors and officers in shareholder litigation seeking post-closing damages for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Vivint Solar, Inc. v. SunEdison, Inc., C.A. No. 12088-VCL (Del. Ch.) - Representing Vivint Solar and its directors in shareholder litigation and related litigation seeking damages for breaches of a merger agreement
  • In re TIBCO Software, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 10319-CB (Del. Ch.) - Representing TIBCO Software and its directors in shareholder litigation
  • In re Riverbed Technology, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 10484-VCG (Del. Ch.) - Representing Riverbed Technology and its directors in shareholder litigation
  • In re Aruba Networks Inc. Stockholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 10765-VCL (Del. Ch.) - Representing Aruba Networks and its directors in shareholder litigation
SELECT SHAREHOLDER DERIVATIVE AND CLASS LITIGATION MATTERS:
  • Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council, Inc. v. State of Delaware, et.al., C.A. No. 11773-VCS (Del. Ch.) - Representing the State of Delaware in connection with litigation challenging the use of funds obtained through a settlement related to the foreclosure crisis
  • Sandys v. Mark J. Pincus, et al. (Zynga), C.A. No. 9512-CB (Del. Ch.) - Representing outside directors of Zynga in connection with derivative litigation
SELECT STATUTORY/GOVERNANCE LITIGATION:
  • Pine River Master Fund Ltd., et al. vs IntelePeer Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0388-SG (Del. Ch.) - Representing IntelePeer in connection with challenge to a charter amendment
  • GAMCO Asset Management Inc. v. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 12312-VCS (Del. Ch.); C.A. No. 593,2016 (Del.) - Representing Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings and its directors in shareholder litigation challenging inter alia assets sales and dividends
  • Matheson v. Digital Ocean, Inc., C.A. No. 11185-VCP (Del. Ch.) - Representing Digital Ocean in defending Section 220 books and records action
SELECT COMMERCIAL LITIGATION:
  • Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. Gilead Sciences, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 10537-CB (Del. Ch.); C.A. No. 162,2017 (Del.) - Representing SRS on behalf of the former stakeholders of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals in action seeking to enforce an earn-out payment
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
    Associate Editor, Journal of Labor and Employment Law
  • Certificate in Business and Public Policy, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., West Chester University
    Summa Cum Laude; Member, Omicron Delta Kappa
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, Corporation Law and Litigation Sections, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors of Student Services, Inc. (associated with West Chester University)
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Contact Information

222 Delaware Avenue
Suite 800
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone | 302-304-7609

Email | Brad Sorrelsbsorrels@wsgr.com


Areas of Expertise

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