Paul A. Fioravanti, Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Counseling
  • General Litigation

PAUL A. FIORAVANTI, JR. practices in the areas of corporate and business litigation.  His practice concentrates on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery.  He represents clients in a wide range of business disputes, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, fiduciary duty litigation, corporate governance, books and records demands, officer and director advancement and indemnification, special committee investigations, statutory appraisal and partnership and limited liability company litigation.

Mr. Fioravanti is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2015 and 2016 in the area of Corporate Law.

Mr. Fioravanti was co-author of the annual Review of Developments in Delaware Corporation Law from 2002 through 2010, and is the former editor in chief of the Maryland Law Review.  He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ellen L. Hollander of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Delaware Court of Chancery Rules Committee
  • Member, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court
  • Member, St. Thomas More Society
  • Bar-Bench-Media Conference of Delaware (2009-2012)
  • Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of Delaware  (2004-2005)
  • Member, University of Delaware Alumni Association Board of Directors

Bar Admissions:

  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • Review of Developments in Delaware Corporation Law (2002-2010)
  • Co-author with Michael Hanrahan, Valeant Pharmaceuticals: A Case Study in the Perils of Self-Interested Compensation and the Restrictions on Bonus Awards  (May 2007) BNA, Inc. Pension  Benefits Reporter, Vol. 34, No. 18


  • University of Delaware (B.A.)
  • University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., with honors)