Louis G. Hering Esq.

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Hering, Louis G.

Lou Hering is a member of the Commercial Law Counseling Group of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP. Mr. Hering is actively involved in the organization and structuring of all forms of Delaware alternative entities, including Delaware statutory trusts serving as registered investment companies, limited partnerships used as investment funds and limited liability companies formed as joint ventures and used in connection with structured finance.  His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on structures involving alternative entities, and the delivery of third-party legal opinions in connection with the full spectrum of Delaware contracts. He also represents Delaware MLPs in the oil and gas industry, including special committees in conflict transactions.

Mr. Hering is a member of the Partnership and Limited Liability Company Committee of the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, which is responsible for annually reviewing and updating Delaware’s partnership and LLC statutes, and is also a member of the Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Associations of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (and chair of the LLC subcommittee), the Steering Committee of the Working Group on Legal Opinions of the Business Law Section of The American Bar Association and the TriBar Opinion Committee.

Mr. Hering served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Berger of the Delaware Court of Chancery. He earned his A.B. from Cornell University and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.

Mr. Hering is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 67-2nd, Limited Liability Companies: Legal Aspects of Organization, Operation and Dissolution.  This portfolio volume examines certain aspects of the organization, operation, and dissolution of limited liability companies. It discusses state LLC statutes and the Uniform and Prototype LLC acts; the entity's operating agreement and articles of organization; various issues relating to members and managers of the entity; mergers, consolidations, and conversions of an LLC; tax treatment of LLCs; securities law issues relating to LLCs; and professional LLCs.