Star Shareholders’ Lawyer Stuart Grant Retiring from Practice
“Grant will stick around for several months to finish up cases, but his focus will be on a start-up litigation finance venture, Bench Walk Advisors, backed by two of his longtime clients and stocked with an advisory board of G&E partners. Grant is retiring from his practice at an unsettling time for shareholders’ lawyers. During an interview earlier this month at his office in Wilmington, he told me his biggest regret, as he looks back at a 31-year career, is that Delaware judges have seemingly spent the past few years ratcheting back shareholder advances against corporate fiduciaries.” The full Reuters article is available here from www.reuters.com.
Stuart Grant “The Dean of the Delaware Plaintiffs’ Bar”
In The Deal’s recent profile, Delaware attorney Stuart Grant has a candid discussion regarding, “his concerns about Delaware doctrine and the state’s self- promotion as he prepares to retire from practice.” Find the full article here at www.thedeal.com.
Stuart Grant, “the most feared corporate lawyer in Delaware”
“Delaware’s feared litigator rounds on state’s judges…In a long career that has made him the most feared corporate lawyer in Delaware, home to a majority of the largest companies in the US, Stuart Grant’s legal work helped expand shareholder rights and secured investor victories over the likes of Hank Greenberg and Mark Zuckerberg among others.” The full Financial Times article is available here from www.ft.com.
“Delaware Plaintiffs’ Bar Trailblazer” Stuart Grant Steps Away from Practice after 30 Years to Focus on New Venture
“…Grant discusses the evolution of the Delaware Chancery Court as it has ruled on shareholder actions, and his next chapter…devoting himself full time to Bench Walk Advisors, a venture he formed with G&E partner Jay Eisenhofer that already has hundreds of millions of dollars at work.” The full Law360 article is available here at www.law360.com.