Ashley Altschuler is a seasoned practitioner with more than 15 years of experience litigating corporate, securities and complex business matters at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal jurisdictions across the US, including the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court.

His practice includes defense of shareholder derivative actions, mergers and acquisitions litigation, federal and state securities class actions, commercial litigation, arbitrations, and bankruptcy-related litigation, as well as internal investigations and counseling boards of directors with respect to corporate governance, business judgment, executive compensation and regulatory issues. He has successfully litigated cases relating to multi-billion dollar buyouts, investment stakes, tender offers and contests for corporate control, breach of fiduciary duty, financial and accounting fraud, insider trading, contests for company books and records, stock option "backdating," and many of the largest corporate bankruptcies in history.

Mr. Altschuler is a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Delaware Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. He has lectured on corporate governance and securities topics at The Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management, and also has been a speaker for the American Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association, Practicing Law Institute, New York State Bar Association Business Law Section Securities Regulation Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and the Audit Committee Institute Issues Conference. Mr. Altschuler is the author of numerous publications on corporate law topics.

Before joining DLA Piper, Mr. Altschuler was a partner at a global law firm, practicing securities litigation in New York. Prior to, Mr. Altschuler served as Judicial Clerk to The Honorable E. Norman Veasey, former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and as legislative correspondent to now-DLA Piper partner Mike Castle when he served as a member of the US House of Representatives. Mr. Altschuler is a 1994 graduate of Trinity College (with honors), where he currently serves on the Board of Fellows. He received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 1998 and is member of the bars of Delaware and New York.