Blake Rohrbacher Esq.

Richards, Layton & Finger, PA
Rohrbacher, Blake

Blake Rohrbacher, a Director of Richards, Layton & Finger, PA, focuses his practice on litigation as well as advisory and transactional matters relating to Delaware corporations and alternative entities. Mr. Rohrbacher litigates corporate control, governance, M&A, fiduciary, statutory, and contractual disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court, and he advises corporate boards and board committees regarding governance, fiduciary duties, and mergers and acquisitions. He also has particular expertise in Delaware law regarding nonprofit and nonstock corporations, having served on the drafting subcommittee responsible for the 2010 nonstock amendments to Delaware's General Corporation Law.  Mr. Rohrbacher was recently appointed by then-Chancellor Strine to the Court of Chancery Rules Committee. He is also a frequent speaker on topics of Chancery litigation and Delaware corporate law. 

The author of numerous other publications, Blake is a contributing author to The Delaware Law of Corporations and Business Organizations, a co-author of Delaware Nonstock Corporations, and a co-author of Fundamentals of Corporate Governance: A Guide for Directors and Corporate Counsel. He is also the author of Delaware Uniform Citation, published by the Litigation Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.  He received his B.A. and J.D. from Yale University.

He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 98, Delaware Nonstock Corporations.  This portfolio volume discusses important aspects of Delaware nonstock and nonprofit nonstock corporations, including the applicable statutory framework, how to incorporate as a nonstock corporation in Delaware, corporate powers, the governing body, memberships and membership interests, amendments to the organizational documents, mergers, conversion of assets, sales and dissolution of a nonstock corporation, and litigation issues.