Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Delaware Business, Corporate and Litigation Law Firm

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Main Office
Hercules Plaza
1313 N. Market Street

Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Phone(302) 984-6000
Fax (302) 658-1192

Law Firm Overview

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is the oldest Delaware law firm and the 8th 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's 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. Another attorney is the author of a comprehensive study of corporate and commercial privilege issues litigated in the Delaware courts entitled Privileged Communications and the Delaware Corporation (CCH). Three of the firm's other attorneys authored chapters in a comprehensive treatise on different aspects of the relationship between inside and outside counsel. The treatise, Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel, combines the wisdom of 80 Fortune 500 General Counsels and their law firm partners. A complete list of these and the many other publications written by the attorneys of Potter Anderson & Corroon may be found in the News and Publications section of this site.

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