Derrick Farrell

Of Counsel

Overview

Derrick Farrell is Of Counsel in the Delaware office of Labaton Sucharow LLP.  He focuses his practice on representing shareholders in appraisal, class, and derivative actions.

Derrick has substantial trial experience as both a petitioner and a respondent on a number of high-profile matters, including In re Appraisal of Ancestry.com, Inc.; IQ Holdings, Inc. v. Am. Commercial Lines Inc.; and In re Cogent, Inc. Shareholder Litigation.  He has also argued before the Delaware Supreme Court on multiple occasions.

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Derrick practiced with Latham & Watkins LLP, where he gained substantial insight into the inner workings of corporate boards and the role of investment bankers in a sale process.  Derrick started his career as a Clerk for the Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Vice Chancellor, Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.

He has guest lectured at Harvard University and co-authored numerous articles for publications, including the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation and PLI.

Derrick received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center.  At Georgetown, he served as an advocate and coach to the Barrister’s Council (Moot Court Team) and was Magister of Phi Delta Phi.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University.

Admissions

2006, Massachusetts
2012, Delaware

U.S. District Court
2012, District of Delaware