Tiffany J. Cramer is an associate in the Wilmington office. Her entire practice is devoted to litigation, with an emphasis on corporate mismanagement & derivative stockholder actions and mergers & acquisitions.
Together with the Firm’s Partners, Ms. Cramer has assisted in the prosecution of numerous shareholder and unitholder class and derivative actions arising pursuant to Delaware law, including:
- In re Barnes & Noble Stockholder Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 4813-CS (Del. Ch.) (Co-Lead Counsel in the Court of Chancery derivative litigation arising from Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s acquisition of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc., which resulted in a settlement of nearly $30 million).
- In re Atlas Energy Resources, LLC Unitholder Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 4589-VCN (Co-Lead Counsel in the Court of Chancery class action litigation challenging Atlas America, Inc.’s acquisition of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC, which resulted in a settlement providing for an additional $20 million fund for former Atlas Energy Unitholders).
- In Re Genentech, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 3911-VCS (Del. Ch.) (Co-Lead Counsel in the Court of Chancery class action litigation challenging Roche Holding’s buyout of Genentech, Inc., which resulted in a settlement providing for, among other things, an additional $4 billion in consideration paid to the minority shareholders of Genentech, Inc.).
- City of Roseville Employees’ Retirement System, et al. v. Ellison, et al., C.A. No. 6900-VCP (Del. Ch.) (Co-Lead Counsel in the Court of Chancery derivative action challenging the acquisition by Oracle Corporation of Pillar Data Systems, Inc., a company majority-owned and controlled by Larry Ellison, the Chief Executive Officer and largest shareholder of Oracle, which led to a settlement valued at $440 million, one of the larger derivative settlements in the history of the Court of Chancery).
Ms. Cramer’s pro bono activities include serving as a volunteer attorney with the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, an organization of volunteer attorneys who assist low income clients with problems in a variety of legal areas. While in law school, she served as law clerk to the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. While in college, she played the bassoon as a member of the Tufts Symphony Orchestra.