Steven T. Margolin

Steven T. Margolin


Steven focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation, representing business entities, officers, directors and investors in Delaware’s Court of Chancery as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. In addition to his litigation practice, Steven provides legal opinions on topics of Delaware law and serves as Special Committee Counsel to boards of directors seeking advice concerning litigation or transactional issues. Steven’s clients operate in a wide variety of business sectors, including banking, finance, industry and technology.


  • Merger and acquisitions
  • Fiduciary duty matters
  • Governance issues
  • Business valuation matters
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate litigation and counseling
  • Commercial litigation and counseling
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  • Steven has developed or clarified Delaware law in several notable cases, including In re: Appraisal of Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. and ATR-Kim Eng Financial Corporation v. Carlos R. Araneta, et al., and has successfully defended a CEO against a breach of fiduciary duty action in which the plaintiff sought to hold him personally liable for $120 million.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Margolin prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., with honors, The Dickinson School of Law, 1992
    • Member, Order of the Barristers
    • Member, Woolsack Honor Society
    • Editor, Dickinson Law Review, 1991-1992
  • B.S., Finance, magna cum laude, University of Delaware, 1989
  • Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit