Vera G. Belger is an associate in the Wilmington office. Ms. Belger’s practice focuses on shareholder and unitholder class and derivative actions arising pursuant to Delaware law. Together with the Firm’s Partners, Ms. Belger assisted in the prosecution of the following actions:
-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).
–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. Belger’s pro bono activities included serving as a guardian ad litem through the Office of the Child Advocate. While attending law school, Ms. Belger was a Board Member of the Public Interest Law Association and a participant in the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition. Following graduation, Ms. Belger was an associate with an international law firm where she practiced complex commercial litigation.