Michael S Swoyer represents domestic and international clients in complex business, commercial and structured finance transactions with a Delaware connection. Mr Swoyer’s practice involves drafting and negotiating business entity agreements and organisational documents, as well as advising clients on the structure and use of Delaware corporations and alternative entities for various purposes. Mr Swoyer also provides third-party legal opinions concerning Delaware’s General Corporation Law, Delaware’s alternative entity statutes, and Articles 8 and 9 of the Delaware Uniform Commercial Code.
Prior to joining The Delaware Counsel Group LLP, Mr Swoyer served as judicial law clerk to Justice Henry duPont Ridgely and James T Vaughn Jr of the Delaware Supreme Court. He graduated magna cum laude from Widener University Delaware Law School, where he served as articles editor on the board of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and co-founded the Transactional Law Honor Society. Additionally, he served as a Josiah Oliver Wolcott Fellow.
Mr Swoyer is the author of several publications, including: ‘“Mandatory” But Not Guaranteed: Delaware Court of Chancery Narrows the Broad Scope of Corporations’ Mandatory Advancement Provisions’, Bus. L. Today (October 2015); and ‘Home and Abroad: The First Sale Doctrine’s Application to Foreign Made Goods Sold in the United States’, Pennsylvania Bar Association Spring Newsletter (2014).