About P. BRADFORD DELEEUW

Brad deLeeuw represents clients and serves as Delaware counsel in corporate and complex litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the District of Delaware and other Delaware courts. 


Prior to founding deLeeuw Law LLC, Mr. deLeeuw was a stockholder of Rosenthal, Monhait & Goddess, P.A. (“RMG”), where he was a member of the firm’s corporate and commercial litigation practice.  


For over 20 years, Mr. deLeeuw has litigated shareholder rights cases and business disputes to successful resolutions, including:


  • achieving a $27,000,000 settlement as co-lead counsel in a federal securities class action;


  • serving as Delaware counsel in a derivative action brought by a stockholder who challenged stock sales by corporate insiders, which included a successful appeal before the Delaware Supreme Court and resulted in an $11.25 million dollar settlement;


  • representing a stockholder conducting a proxy contest in which a preliminary injunction and final judgment were obtained against a corporation that sought, in contravention of the corporation’s bylaws, to preclude the proxy contest;


  • serving as Delaware counsel in a consumer class action on behalf of borrowers against a mortgage lender in which a $20.35 million settlement was obtained;


  • serving as co-counsel in derivative litigation challenging executive compensation which resulted a $1.25 million settlement payable to the nominal defendant corporation;
     
  • representing stockholders in numerous actions brought to inspect corporate books and records actions pursuant to 8 Del C. § 220; and
     
  • representing clients in resolving a dispute over claims made against funds held in escrow subsequent to the sale of business in an asset purchase transaction.


Mr. deLeeuw also represents clients in contractual disputes, and disputes concerning corporate and alternative entity ownership and control.


Previously, Mr. deLeeuw was associated with a national litigation boutique, where he prosecuted complex corporate and federal securities actions and represented institutional investors seeking to foster corporate governance reforms.


Mr. deLeeuw is a graduate of Wake Forest University (1993) (B.A., Economics), Washington and Lee University School of Law (1996) (J.D.) and Georgetown University School of Law (2000) (L.L.M., Securities and Financial Regulation, with distinction).  


Mr. deLeeuw is admitted to practice law in Delaware and New York (inactive).


PRACTICE AREAS
Corporate Litigation
Securities Litigation

Class Action and Derivative Litigation


EDUCATION

Georgetown University, L.L.M. 2000

Washington & Lee University, J.D. 1996
Wake Forest University, B.A. 1993


BAR ADMISSIONS
Delaware
New York (inactive)
Southern District of New York

Third Circuit Court of Appeals
First Circuit Court of Appeals  

Contact Us

deLeeuw Law LLC

1301 Walnut Green Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807, United States

(302) 274-2180 (302) 351-6905 (fax) brad@deleeuwlaw.com