Frederick H Alexander

Firm: Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Location: Wilmington - DE

  • 1201 North Market Street, 16th Floor
    Wilmington, DE 19899-1347
  • Tel : (302) 351-9228
  • Fax : (302) 425-4666

Rick focuses on corporate governance and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate control contests.

His work often involves counseling boards of directors and board committees, including special committees of directors appointed to negotiate mergers or other significant transactions.  Rick also serves as a fellow at B Lab, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible business practices.

Rick has been recognized as one of the 10 most highly regarded corporate governance lawyers worldwide by The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers and selected by The Best Lawyers in America as Delaware Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year and Delaware Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year.  He has been named one of the 500 leading lawyers in the United States by the Lawdragonguide, selected for inclusion in Delaware Super Lawyers, and is listed in the Delaware Corporate/M&A category in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

He is the author of three books on corporate law and he frequently writes articles on governance and mergers and acquisitions. His work has appeared in Harvard Business Law Review, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Business Lawyer, Business Law Today, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation, Law360, Insights, and Agenda.


Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

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