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October 31, 2016

Brian Gottesman Named Among Top 200 Delaware Lawyers by Delaware Today

Berger Harris partner Brian Gottesman was named among Delaware’s top 200 lawyers for 2016 by Delaware Today, one of only six attorneys named in the category of contract law.

Delaware Today, a division of Today Media, has published Delaware Today magazine for over 50 years, and also maintains The publications cover dining, arts, entertainment, local events, and health, among other issues, as well as the prestigious Best of Delaware listings.  Each year the magazine publishes a list of Delaware’s top attorneys based on a survey of their professional peers. Each of the 4,900 members of the Delaware Bar Association are invited to vote.

Brian has been a partner with Berger Harris since shortly after its founding, and is the head of its Corporate/Business Entity Counseling practice group. He has extensive experience counseling corporations and closely-held alternative entities (including limited liability companies, Delaware statutory trusts, and limited partnerships) on issues relating to their governance and management. Brian has served as counsel in acquisitions, business formations, the establishment of subsidiaries and holding companies and sales of assets and equitable interest. He also provides opinions on Delaware law relating to limited liability companies, business trusts and other Delaware entities involved in real estate acquisitions, structured finance deals, business mergers and other transactions. In addition to his transaction work, Brian has extensive experience with litigation in Delaware courts, particularly in the Court of Chancery. Brian has represented clients in breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and business divorce actions, as well as a wide array of other corporate and commercial litigation matters.