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M. Duncan Grant

M. Duncan Grant

Deputy General Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4343    Fax: 215.981.4750

Wilmington, DE
Phone: 302.777.6544    Fax: 302.421.8390

M. Duncan Grant is Pepper Hamilton LLP’s deputy general counsel and is special counsel in the firm’s Trial and Dispute Resolution Practice Group.  He was a commercial litigation partner in the firm from 1983 through 2019. He also is head of the firm’s Delaware litigation practice. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

In addition to his work on behalf of the firm and its partners, Mr. Grant’s practice emphasizes corporate and commercial litigation matters. He has particularly notable experience in securities, fiduciary duty, Delaware Court of Chancery, professional liability and appellate matters.


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1975, editor-in-chief, Law Review
  • A.B., Princeton University, 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York


  • Hon. Arlin M. Adams: U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA

Practice Areas

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