Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP LinkedIn

Law Firm in Wilmington, DE
Your Delaware Advantage
302-984-6000

About This Firm

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 most recognized Delaware law firms, providing a full range of legal services to 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 individuals.

Experience

The strength of Potter Anderson & Corroon lies with its very talented and knowledgeable attorneys. Two of the firm's attorney's 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 and 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, 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. 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 for legal publications.

Leadership

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. They also have held key positions with the American and Delaware State Bar Associations.

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.

Our attorneys are also members of the Partnership and Statutory Trust Committees, which are responsible for drafting and updating the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act, the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, and the Delaware Statutory Trust Act-some of Delaware's most important statutes.

The firm's attorneys also have played a continuous role in the rule-making arms of the Delaware trial and appellate courts, including on the Supreme Court Rules Committee and the Delaware District Court Advisory Committee.

Seven Potter Anderson & Corroon partners have served as President of the Delaware State Bar Association. The firm also has the largest private law firm library in the State of Delaware, with a full-time library staff to assist attorneys and clients visiting the firm.

Innovation in Delivering Legal Services

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.

Potter Anderson & Corroon is also proud to be the sole Delaware law firm selected to be a member of World Services Group (WSG), one of the world's largest networks of professional services firms. As a WSG member, Potter Anderson & Corroon attorneys have immediate and direct access to quality legal resources around the world.

Technology

Potter Anderson & Corroon recognizes the importance of maintaining state-of-the-art technology and a high trained and motivated staff to keep it running. The firm's continued investment and commitment in technology and training is one of its many competitive advantages. From its early adoption of hand-held email devices to the current custom development of Mobile Device software, Potter Anderson & Corroon's commitment to technology is second to none.

For the convenience of our visiting clients and co-counsel, the entire office space is configured with both wired and wireless connections. The firm dedicates cost effective off-network DSL circuits to our visitors which provide secure and uninterrupted Internet access for them to interact remotely with their home office. The firm's technology team prides itself on serving the client's needs and are made readily available for any and all support that may be needed, including but not limited to assisting with trial exhibits, courtroom support, and complex litigation database, such as Concordance and Summation. Should they be needed, a dedicated pool of personal computers and printers are reserved for visitors and on-site video conferencing is also available.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banks And Banking
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental Law
  • Fidelity And Surety
  • Finance
  • Franchise Law
  • Franchising
  • Health Care
  • Hospital Law
  • Insurance
  • Workers Compensation.
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor And Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mergers And Acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • Partnership Law
  • Patents
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Technology And Science
  • Torts
  • Trademarks
  • Trust Law
  • Trusts And Estates
  • Utilities
  • Utility Law
  • Wills
 

Overall Client Rating

3.5 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
4.0
Responsiveness
4.0
Quality of Service
4.0
Value for Money
2.0

  • Data based on 1 reviews
  • Recommended by 1 Client
  • Last reviewed on 09/18/10
No feedback is available.
The individuals that have reviewed this lawyer have not provided any additional feedback.
Are you a former client?  Submit a review

People at This Firm

Lawyer Name:
Area of Law:
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate

Firm Details

Year Established

1826

Firm Size

88

Clients

Bank of America, Becton Dickinson and Company, CareFirst, Inc., Chase Manhattan Bank (USA), N.A., Citibank N.A., Citicorp, City of New Castle, Delaware, City of Wilmington, Delaware, Collins & Aikman Corp., Daimler Chrysler Corp., Delaware Park, Delmarva Power & Light Co., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, El Paso Corporation, Exxon Corp., General Motors Corp., Hercules Incorporated, Hewlett-Packard Company, Kao Corporation, Kent County, Delaware, NRG Energy, Inc., New Castle County, Delaware, Norfolk Southern Corporation, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Philips Electronics Corporation of North America, Qualcomm Incorporated, Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware, SBC Communications, Inc., Sussex County, Delaware, University of Delaware, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., The Walt Disney Company, The Williams Cos. and Winterthur Museum.

Contact Information

Firm Address

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Hercules Plaza 1313 N. Market Street, P.O. Box 951,
Wilmington, DE 19899-0951
U.S.A.

Phone

302-984-6000

Fax

302-658-1192

Email

Send email to Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Office Information
Hercules Plaza 1313 N. Market Street, P.O. Box 951,
Wilmington, DE 19899-0951

Loading...



About Client Rating
About Peer Rating

Welcome to Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review, a new ratings service that allows you to view and provide feedback on a lawyer or law firm on service and relationship qualities such as Communication Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service, and Value for Money.

Determining a Rating

The Client Review Rating is determined through aggregation of validated responses. This compilation of Client Reviews translates to a numerical rating and associate descriptive term on a scale of 1 -5. 1 being lowest as "Rated" and 5 being highest as "Preeminent".

  • 4.5-5.0 Preeminent
  • 3.0-4.4 Distinguished
  • 1-2.9 Rated

Martindale-Hubbell uses a third-party resource to validate that the respondent is a living person, but cannot confirm the lawyer/client relationship, which in many cases is confidential. Clients must affirm that they are a client of the lawyer or firm identified for review at the time of the completed Client Review.

The Reviewers

Those who complete Client Reviews are clients of law firms who hired a lawyer within the last year, whose matter is not pending, and want to share their experience of that lawyer or law firm with other potential clients. Reviewers can be of any type from in-house counsel, corporate executives, small business owners to private individuals, and even sometimes another lawyer in a different jurisdiction.

Anonymity

Client Reviews are anonymous and reviewers' identities are not published; however a summary of basic demographics will be part of the display of responses.

Why do we collect demographics as part of the review?

Those who are researching a lawyer or law firm like to see that there are other clients who might be "like them". This is valuable information contributing to the decision-making process of hiring a lawyer.

Martindale-Hubbell's role

Martindale-Hubbell facilitates the process of Client Review by gathering responses, validating them and aggregating results for display online. The content of the responses are entirely from reviewers, the clients of the firm or lawyer.

It is important to note that Martindale-Hubbell does not undertake to develop Client Reviews for all firms and lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed unfavorably. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome and Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any review over which Martindale-Hubbell exercises no editorial review or control.