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Governor Carney Announces Nomination of Paul Fioravanti, Jr. to Court of Chancery

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020


Picture of nominations, State of Delaware / Governor John Carney

Fioravanti’s nomination must be approved by the Delaware Senate

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced his intention to nominate Delaware attorney Paul Fioravanti, Jr. as Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery.

The Delaware Senate is expected to consider the Governor’s nomination of Fioravanti this month.

“I am pleased to nominate Paul, whose litigation experience and judgment would serve our state well on the Court of Chancery – our country’s premier venue for corporate litigation,” said Governor Carney. “I look forward to the Senate considering his nomination.”

Since February 1999, Fioravanti has practiced with the Delaware law firm Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A. As a partner of the firm, he focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in a variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, fiduciary duty obligations, corporate governance, and LLC litigation. Previously, Fioravanti worked in broadcasting and held positions as a reporter and editor for KYW Newsradio and as a Washington, D.C. correspondent.

Born in Wilmington and a graduate of Salesianum High School, Fioravanti earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Delaware. Fioravanti earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

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Governor Carney Announces Nomination of Paul Fioravanti, Jr. to Court of Chancery

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020


Picture of nominations, State of Delaware / Governor John Carney

Fioravanti’s nomination must be approved by the Delaware Senate

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced his intention to nominate Delaware attorney Paul Fioravanti, Jr. as Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery.

The Delaware Senate is expected to consider the Governor’s nomination of Fioravanti this month.

“I am pleased to nominate Paul, whose litigation experience and judgment would serve our state well on the Court of Chancery – our country’s premier venue for corporate litigation,” said Governor Carney. “I look forward to the Senate considering his nomination.”

Since February 1999, Fioravanti has practiced with the Delaware law firm Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A. As a partner of the firm, he focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in a variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, fiduciary duty obligations, corporate governance, and LLC litigation. Previously, Fioravanti worked in broadcasting and held positions as a reporter and editor for KYW Newsradio and as a Washington, D.C. correspondent.

Born in Wilmington and a graduate of Salesianum High School, Fioravanti earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Delaware. Fioravanti earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

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