Kelly Tucker is a principal at Grant & Eisenhofer, where she focuses her practice on environmental, consumer, and securities litigation and corporate governance.
Ms. Tucker has played a significant role in G&E’s corporate governance and appraisal practices, trying numerous cases in the Court of Chancery, including In re Ebix, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, challenging an alleged excessive executive compensation plan for the company’s chief executive officer. Following trial, the parties settled including a renegotiation of the CEO’s bonus plan, which the Court valued at over $53 million. Ms. Tucker also was an integral part of the trial team in In re The Williams Companies, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, which resulted in a landmark judgment following an expedited trial in favor of plaintiffs enjoining the company’s poison pill. In In re Tesla Motors, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, Ms. Tucker represented institutional plaintiffs in achieving a $60 million partial settlement with several defendants in an action on behalf of Tesla stockholders regarding the Company’s acquisition of SolarCity Corporation.
Prior to joining G&E, Ms. Tucker worked at a Philadelphia area law firm practicing antitrust, consumer protection, and products liability litigation. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2010, where she was the Executive Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and a member of the Executive Board of Fordham Law Moot Court. She received her B.A. in international politics from American University in 2003.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of DE
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of IL
U.S. District Court for the District of MD