C. Stephen Bigler

Director at Richards, Layton & Finger PA

C. Stephen Bigler

C. Stephen Bigler

Director at Richards, Layton & Finger PA

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C. Stephen Bigler has over 30 years' experience counseling corporations, officers, directors, board committees, stockholders, and investors on matters involving the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware and related issues of fiduciary duty arising in a wide variety of transactional and operational contexts. Steve's practice also includes entity formation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, defensive planning, capital-raising transactions, and stockholder meetings. A member of the firm's Corporate Advisory and Governance Group, he also represents special committees in transactional matters and renders legal opinions on Delaware corporate law issues.

Steve was president of the firm from July 2008 to July 2011 and executive vice president from July 2006 to July 2008.

Active in the legal community, Steve serves on the NVCA GC Advisory Board and was one of a group of venture capital lawyers who participated in drafting model financing documents for the National Venture Capital Association. Steve has participated in drafting a model merger agreement by the Public Companies Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, and in drafting a model certificate of incorporation, bylaws, and preferred stock designation by the ABA Corporate Documents and Process Committee.

Steve also participated in drafting the Special Report of the TriBar Opinion Committee: Duly Authorized Opinions on Preferred Stock, and the Report of the Corporation Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York regarding the Enforceability and Effectiveness of Typical Shareholder Agreement Provisions. He has written numerous articles on aspects of Delaware corporate law appearing in The Business Lawyer, Insights, and other legal publications, and is a frequent speaker regarding Delaware corporate law practice and developments.

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Co-Chair, Corporate Department at Richards, Layton & Finger PA

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Director, Executive Vice President at Richards, Layton & Finger PA

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Koch Industries, Inc., Flint Hills Resources LLC purchase Petrologistics LP from Lindsay Goldberg LLC

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SoftBank Group Corp., Sprint Communications, Inc. purchase Clearwire Corp. from Intel Corp., Comcast Corporation, Bright House Networks LLC

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