Gary W. Lipkin Joins Eckert Seamans in Wilmington
November 10, 2014
The national law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC is very pleased to announce Gary W. Lipkin has joined the firm’s office in Wilmington, Delaware, as a Member in the Litigation Division and Business Counseling Practice Group.
Francis G.X. Pileggi, Member-in-Charge of the Wilmington office, says “Gary has a proven ability to handle the many corporate and commercial litigation cases that we manage in Delaware. In addition, his related corporate governance and securities experience will help drive the continued growth of our Wilmington office and the many clients and practices it supports.”
Lipkin focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation, including the defense of stockholder class and derivative actions, large merger disputes, breaches of partnership and limited liability company operating agreements, commercial contract actions, trademark infringement, business torts, trust disputes and employment-related disputes, such as actions to enforce post-employment covenants and defending claims of discrimination. He frequently represents clients in statutory proceedings before the Delaware Court of Chancery, such as actions for judicial dissolution, demands for books and records, actions to compel annual meetings of shareholders and actions for indemnification and advancement. He also regularly serves as local counsel in large patent actions.
In addition to his litigation experience, Lipkin often advises companies and their boards with respect to a broad range of corporate governance issues as well as statutory compliance with state and federal consumer protection and employment laws. He has also represented companies and their officers in a number of administrative proceedings, including those before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Delaware Department of Labor, the Public Employee Relations Board, the Delaware Insurance Commissioner and the Delaware Tax Appeal Board.
Lipkin received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law, cum laude, and his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University.