Harrison S. Carpenter - McDermott Will & Emery


Harrison S. Carpenter focuses his practice on litigating corporate and commercial disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery. He represents directors, officers and corporations in appraisal actions, contests for control, books and records proceedings, and derivative suits. Harrison’s practice also includes advising corporations and their boards of directors in connection with mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, corporate elections and equity issuances.

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  • Obtained dismissal of action asserting direct and class claims for a breach of fiduciary duty relating to asset sale against directors of company specializing in mobile enterprise solutions*
  • Obtained favorable post-trial ruling on issue of first impression under new Section 205 of the Delaware General Corporation Law on behalf of founder of biopharmaceutical company*
  • Obtained dismissal of books and records action on behalf of an energy company*

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  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Commercial Litigation 2021 to 2024


  • Delaware Commission on Law & Technology, associate member (appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court)
  • Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court, member


Widener University School of Law, JD, 2013
West Chester University, BA, 2008


Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the District of Delaware