More than 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies are chartered in Delaware, making Wilmington the national epicenter of corporate legal activity. Reed Smith has emerged as a leader in corporate law in Wilmington, advising domestic and international clients in matters involving bankruptcy and reorganization, intellectual property, corporate and civil litigation, arbitration, corporate governance, and financial transactions.
Our Wilmington attorneys handle a broad base of substantial litigation throughout all of Delaware’s state and federal courts, including the Delaware Court of Chancery—the nation’s premier forum for corporate litigation—and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District Delaware—the country’s foremost bankruptcy court. Representing companies across disparate industries, our bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers are among the most active in the country’s foremost bankruptcy court.
Our significant experience handling intellectual property matters includes lead counsel representation in patent bench and jury trials before the District Court of Delaware, and throughout the United States. We also represent clients in other intellectual property matters, such as trade secret protection, patent prosecution, counselling, due diligence, transactions and post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.