Kurt M. Heyman is a founding partner of Proctor Heyman LLP in Wilmington, Delaware. He focuses his practice on corporate governance matters and business entity disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Kurt clerked for the Court of Chancery in 1991-1992. His practice involves representing both public and private companies and their directors in stockholder class actions and derivative suits involving mergers and acquisitions and other transactions that implicate directors’ fiduciary duties. Kurt also represents special and audit committees of public companies in negotiations of mergers and other transactions and investigations of alleged corporate wrongdoing.
Kurt is a graduate of the University of Michigan (A.B., 1988) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1991). He is a member of the Corporation Law Council of the Delaware State Bar Association, the body that recommends changes to the Delaware General Corporation Law. He also serves on the boards of the Delaware Museum of Natural History and the University of Michigan Club of Delaware. He is a frequent author and lecturer on issues of Delaware corporate law and practice before the Court of Chancery, and last semester he was an Adjunct Professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.