Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Expands Delaware Presence

- Firm Announces Opening of Wilmington, DE Office -

Alicia Towler White
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

PALO ALTO, CA (October 7, 2014) - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to announce that the firm has opened a new office in Wilmington, Delaware. The Wilmington office will focus on key Delaware practices, including corporate law, corporate governance counseling, special committees, internal investigations, and litigation relating to mergers and acquisitions, governance, and securities matters.

"We're extremely proud of our firm's unmatched experience and success representing clients in important corporate governance, transactional, and litigation matters," said Doug Clark, co-managing partner. "As the needs of our clients grow, we remain committed to providing the full-service solutions they require in strategic locations around the globe. Given Wilmington's unique role in the business ecosystem, this is an ideal area of expansion for the firm."

The Wilmington office will be led by William B. Chandler III, former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, who is widely regarded as having been one of the world's most influential and well-respected jurists on corporate law and governance matters. Chandler joined Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in 2011.

"Wilmington and the state of Delaware are the preeminent financial and judicial centers for commercial matters in the U.S.," said Chandler. "Our business clients will certainly benefit from our Wilmington team's experience with the state's highly respected courts and our trial and transactional expertise in these critical venues. We continue to build a uniquely talented team to serve our clients' long-term needs in these important areas."

The Wilmington office is located at 222 Delaware Avenue. The main phone number is 302.304.7600. In addition to the new location, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati will continue to maintain a small office in Georgetown, DE.

About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
For more than 50 years, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offered a broad range of services and legal disciplines focused on serving the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in the fields of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and antitrust, among many other areas of law. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. For more information, please visit