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Stacey A. Scrivani

Shareholder

Reading  |  Phone: 610.478.2086  |   Fax: 610.988.0812

Wilmington  |  Phone: 302.425.3306

sasc@stevenslee.com  

Stacey heads up the litigation practice in our Wilmington, Delaware office.

She is an experienced commercial litigator who focuses her practice on representing private and public companies and their officers and directors in lawsuits with shareholders and class actions in the Delaware Chancery Court, Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts, and in federal court. Stacey’s experience includes defending officers and directors against breach of fiduciary duty and derivative claims, assisting companies with effective use of special litigation committees, advising companies in connection with activist shareholders and advising companies in connection with shareholder books and records demands. She has also represented companies and shareholders in disputes involving closely held corporations, including dissolutions and appraisal actions.

Stacey’s experience extends to representing lenders in litigation against corporate and individual borrowers, as well as against guarantors in state, federal and appellate courts.

As a volunteer attorney with Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Stacey assists victims of domestic violence obtain protection from abuse orders and with related custody matters.

As published in Philadelphia magazine, Stacey was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2011 through 2014.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a national bank and its board members in defending fiduciary duty claims under Delaware law in connection with claims of violations of the Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act
  • Successfully defended derivative and direct claims against a Pennsylvania engineering firm and its board of directors from claims by a minority shareholder that the board was excessively compensated and had oppressed the minority shareholder. In a separate action for the same client, successfully defended the corporation’s expert determination of fair value in an appraisal action
  • Successfully argued to the Third Circuit on behalf of a skilled nursing facility purchaser for reversal of a district court refusal to honor an asset purchase agreement
  • Represented a director of a Delaware company in connection with a contest to appoint a corporate custodian
  • Successfully tried to verdict a national bank’s claim against a personal guarantor of a commercial lending relationship
  • Successfully tried to jury verdict a national bank’s foreclosure claim and defense of fraud and forgery by a borrower

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