Stephen D. Dargitz is the head of MG+M’s Commercial and Business Litigation group in Wilmington, Delaware. For nearly two decades, Steve has been involved in numerous complex corporate and commercial disputes. He also frequently provides advice on issues of corporate governance arising under Delaware law, including the fiduciary obligations of directors and officers.
Steve’s experience and knowledge of Delaware law has made him a valued resource and litigator for client matters involving corporate and business litigation issues. Steve has represented major corporations and their directors and officers nationwide on numerous matters, with a particular emphasis on those related to mergers and acquisitions. These include stockholder derivative and other fiduciary duty suits, federal securities litigation, insurance coverage disputes, ERISA “stock drop” suits, challenges to asset purchase agreements and merger agreements, stockholder appraisals, summary advancement and books and records cases, and other proceedings before the Delaware Court of Chancery and other business courts.
In addition to being a co-author of Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Litigation Under Delaware Corporation Law (2012), he has served on the board of editors of Folk on the Delaware General Corporation Law (5th ed. 2007, 6th ed. 2013). Steve is also an editor and a contributing author for MG+M’s blog, The Defense Litigation Insider.