Sheldon K. Rennie
Sheldon has more than 10 years of experience representing national and international clients in the areas of Delaware corporate and business litigation and creditor's rights. He regularly practices in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the Delaware Superior Court.
He is experienced in handling disputes among shareholders, members of boards of directors, general partners and members of limited liability companies. He regularly handles matters under the Delaware General Corporation Law involving corporate governance, fiduciary duties, challenges to the election of directors and actions for the inspection of corporate books and records.
Sheldon utilizes his experience in the Delaware Court of Chancery and knowledge of Delaware’s entity statutes to provide strategic advice to clients on Delaware law regarding corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and general partnerships.
In addition to his corporate and business litigation practice, Sheldon serves as local counsel in patent matters in the Delaware District Court and engages in title litigation, representing several title insurance companies.
Sheldon's recent representations include the following:
- Negotiated a successful buyout for a partner in a major financial firm where the partner was on the verge of a "squeeze-out".
- Successfully defended a large cosmetic company in a patent infringement trial, saving the client over $20 Million.
- Successfully represented a board of directors in an action challenging the director's fiduciary duties and the proper constitution of the board.
- Successfully represented a title insurance company at trial where the homeowner asserted fraud in connection with the granting of a mortgage.
Sheldon also serves on the firm's Partner Advancement Committee.
Before Fox Rothschild
Sheldon served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. William T. Quillen of the Superior Court of Delaware. At Villanova University School of Law, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Journal
. Sheldon was also the 1995 recipient of the Louis L. Redding Fellowship.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Sheldon is an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University School of Law. He has also been appointed to the Lawyer's Advisory Committee of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals based upon recommendations by the District Court Judges in Delaware.
Delaware Court of Chancery Practice Blog
The Delaware Court of Chancery is widely considered the preeminent forum for resolving disputes involving the internal affairs of the multitude of Delaware corporations and other business entities through which a vast amount of the world's commercial affairs is conducted. Join Sheldon as he helps guide you through the complex landscape of legal issues and analysis arising before this Court.