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K&L Gates
600 N. King St., Suite 901
Wilmington, DE 19801
United States


A member of the K&L Gates LLP Advisory Council and the Managing Partner of the Delaware office, Waxman practices in the areas of tax, alternative entities, and general business. His practice extends into mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, business and commercial law, focusing on organizational and operational issues related to statutory trusts, partnerships, limited liability companies and special purpose corporations. Waxman is a senior member and former Chair of Delaware’s Alternative Entities Subcommittee, responsible for drafting Delaware’s preeminent partnership and limited liability company statutes. He is also a senior member of Delaware’s Statutory Trust Committee, responsible for drafting Delaware’s renowned statutory trust statute.

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United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Delaware counsel

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Scott WaxmanK&L Gates

The Wilmington-based team at K&L Gates is an attractive choice for clients in Delaware and further afield, though the firm also stands out in this space for the strength of its global network, bringing regular engagements by clients in Europe, Asia, and Australia. The team advises on a wide range of matters, including complex formation and governance issues, credit facility arrangements, and issues relating to Delaware’s alternative business entity statutes, to name a few examples. Clients recommend department head Scott Waxman for his ‘encyclopedic knowledge of Delaware law’ and ‘creative problem solving’. Nicholas Froio is a part of the Statutory Trust Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association, a role that brings close familiarity with Delaware’s statutory trust statute. Eric Feldman is also recommended for matters pertaining to the operation of alternative entities.