We’ve reported on the widespread influence of Deleware corporate law. Many attorneys seemingly practice Delaware law without setting a foot there, without holding themselves out as Delaware attorneys. This happens when they advise corporate clients on how Delaware would act.
Here, in a Hinshaw report, is the collalary: Delaware exercising personal jurisdiction over an ever widening group of lawyers. "The Delaware Court of Chancery held that it had personal jurisdiction over an out of state law firm alleged to have been involved in a client’s tortious schemes because, inter alia, the law firm filed a corporate certificate amendment in Delaware. " Read the entire report