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Nate Emeritz provides clients with Delaware corporate law advice relating to fiduciary duties and statutory requirements. He guides clients through each stage of a company's life cycle, including formation and conversion from other entity types, corporate governance and internal investigations, stock issuances and preferred stock investments, mergers, acquisitions, asset sales, dividends, stock repurchases, and tender offers, dissolution, liquidation, and winding up, and other statutory matters. Nate regularly represents private and public companies and their boards of directors, special committees, and investors. Nate advises venture capital funds, private equity firms, and start-up and growth-stage companies across industries, including technology, edtech, medical device, clean energy, sustainable solutions and life sciences. He also provides Delaware corporate advice in the context of litigation regarding such matters.


  • Transactional matters involving Delaware corporations
  • Public and private company representation from formation to exit and dissolution
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, recapitalizations, tender offers, and stock issuances
  • Corporate governance and corporate counseling



  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Harold Baer, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2009
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, 2007

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Delaware Today, “Top Lawyers – Corporate,” 2023
  • Member, Legislative Subcommittee of the Committee on Corporations of the Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, SB 218 (2022) Subcommittee of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association
  • Member, Law360 Editorial Advisory Board, Delaware, 2022
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Former Contributor, Business Law Section, Private Company Target Merger Agreement Task Force


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2009
  • M.S.T., Pace University Graduate School of Education, 2004
  • B.A., New York University, 2002
  • Hon. Myron T. Steele, Delaware Supreme Court, 2009-2010
  • Delaware