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Hayley M. Lenahan

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Practice Focus
Fiduciary, Corporate and Commercial Litigation

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Hayley M. Lenahan

Hayley practices fiduciary, corporate, and commercial litigation in Delaware state and federal courts, with a concentration on matters in the Court of Chancery and the Complex Commercial Litigation Division of the Superior Court. In addition to her litigation practice, Hayley counsels clients on statutory and fiduciary duties under Delaware law.

 In law school, Hayley was a managing editor of the Villanova Law Review. At graduation, she was awarded the Herman Mitchell Schwartz Award for contributing to the achievement of equality of opportunity and treatment for women and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award for exemplifying the attributes of a family lawyer. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Eric M. Davis of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, where she worked on sophisticated disputes in the Complex Commercial Litigation Division.

Select experience:

  • Represented companies, directors, officers, and stockholders in fiduciary duty, corporate control, corporate governance, statutory, advancement, indemnification, books and records, appraisal, and various other commercial tort and contract disputes

  • Prepared legal opinions, board resolutions (including resolutions under 8 Del. C. § 204), and stockholder communications


  • Delaware, 2015

  • New Jersey, 2016

  • Pennsylvania, 2016

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2016

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2017


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015

  • Wellesley College, B.A, cum laude, 2012


  • Delaware State Bar Association (Young Lawyer’s Distinguished Service Award Committee; Women & Law Section)

Personal and Community Activities

  • Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court

  • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services (Attorney Volunteer with PFA Pro Bono Program)

  • Wellesley-in-Philadelphia

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Women’s Law Caucus Student Mentor