Rudolf Koch litigates complex corporate and commercial disputes in Delaware’s state and federal courts. Rudy’s practice focuses on stockholder class actions, derivative lawsuits, contested mergers and acquisitions, contractual disputes, appraisal actions, and other statutory proceedings. He also advises general partners, corporate boards, and committees with respect to governance, litigation, internal investigations, and control disputes.
The Legal 500, a respected directory that identifies the world’s foremost law firms and lawyers, noted in its 2015 rankings that Rudy is “brilliant, hardworking and responsive to client needs” as well as an “effective communicator and fun to work with.” Rudy has been published in The Business Lawyer, The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, Insights: the Corporate and Securities Law Advisor, Business Law Today, and the Cornell Law Review. He has also lectured on corporate governance, class action litigation, and executive compensation.
Rudy clerked for the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and practiced commercial litigation at Cravath, Swaine & Moore prior to joining the firm. In law school, Rudy was an editor of the Cornell Law Review.