Douglas D. Herrmann is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Wilmington office. Mr. Herrmann concentrates on commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, controlling stockholder going-private transactions, hostile takeovers, proxy contests, shareholder disputes, fiduciary duty challenges and other bet-the-company disputes. He represents clients in the Delaware Court of Chancery as well as in state and federal courts throughout the country, and has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation. In addition, Mr. Herrmann frequently provides advice on issues of corporate governance and Delaware corporation law.
Mr. Herrmann also has experience representing debtors and creditors in adversary proceedings and contested matters in bankruptcy proceedings, including matters relating to plan confirmation, claims disputes and avoidance actions.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Herrmann practiced with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.