Experience and Innovation
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is the oldest Delaware law firm and the eighth oldest continuing law firm in the United States of America. Since its small beginnings in 1826, Potter Anderson & Corroon has become one of the largest and most recognized Delaware law firms, providing a full range of legal services to its local, national and international clients.
Potter Anderson & Corroon maintains a strong belief in the importance of client commitment. The firm is focused on providing excellent, responsive, innovative and creative legal services that exceed the client’s expectations. It is this commitment and focus that has resulted in Potter Anderson & Corroon being the firm of choice for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and some of the largest national law firms to individual clients.
The strength of Potter Anderson & Corroon lies with its very talented and knowledgeable attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff. This is evident not only from the long history of landmark cases and complex commercial matters in which the firm’s members played a leading role, but also from their commitment to serving the public in legal and corporate endeavors locally and nationwide.
As confirmation of their expertise and abilities, the firm's attorneys consistently are recognized by some of the leading legal rating authorities such as Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, and are frequently invited to lecture on a variety of issues and publish scholarly articles for legal publications. Two of the firm's attorneys are the authors of Corporate and Commercial Practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery (Lexis Law Publishing), the first treatise of its kind on the Court of Chancery, one of the nation's most respected courts. This publication is frequently cited by the courts of Delaware.
The firm's attorneys have served as members of the Delaware Court of Chancery—considered the leading business court in the country—as well as the Delaware Supreme Court, federal bench, and the United States Senate. They also have held key positions with the American and Delaware State Bar Associations. Seven Potter Anderson & Corroon partners have served as president of the Delaware State Bar Association. Currently, partners of the firm serve as members of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, playing an integral role in updating and shaping Delaware's General Corporation Law.
Although steeped in history and experience, another strength of Potter Anderson & Corroon can be found in its ability to seek creative and innovative solutions in meeting client’s needs. The attorneys at Potter Anderson & Corroon recognize that clients demand not only top-notch legal solutions but also flexible and responsive methods of delivering those solutions. Potter Anderson & Corroon’s excellence in this regard is evidenced by the clients who put their trust in us. For example, as a member of the DuPont Legal Model Network, Potter Anderson & Corroon participates in an innovative program and enjoys a long-term strategic “partnership” with this global leader. For more information about the Legal Model and our role in its success, go to www.dupontlegalmodel.com.