Robert L. Burns

Director

302.651.7618
302.651.7701 (fax)
burns@rlf.com
Robert Burns focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation in Delaware’s state and federal courts, including the Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court.  Representing Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and their officers, directors, and managers, he has litigated numerous corporate control, corporate governance, and fiduciary duty matters, as well appraisal actions and contractual disputes.
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Robert Burns focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation in Delaware’s state and federal courts, including the Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court.  Representing Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and their officers, directors, and managers, he has litigated numerous corporate control, corporate governance, and fiduciary duty matters, as well appraisal actions and contractual disputes.

Publications

  • "Chancery Court Decides First Action Under New Section 205," Delaware Business Court Insider, May 7, 2014   View >

Presentations

  • "Takeaways from "Delaware Developments"," March 16, 2018   View >

Leadership

  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association  

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, articles editor, Virginia Journal of International Law, 2009
  • B.A., James Madison University, Pi Sigma Alpha, 2003

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guardian ad Litem, Delaware's Office of the Child Advocate

Practices

  • Chancery / Corporate Litigation

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, articles editor, Virginia Journal of International Law, 2009
  • B.A., James Madison University, Pi Sigma Alpha, 2003

Publications

  • "Chancery Court Decides First Action Under New Section 205," Delaware Business Court Insider, May 7, 2014   View >

Presentations

  • "Takeaways from "Delaware Developments"," March 16, 2018   View >

Leadership

  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association