Fred G. DeRitis

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Fred G. DeRitis focuses his practice on Delaware Chancery Court litigation, Delaware Superior Court litigation, and all aspects of antitrust litigation and counseling. He advises clients on issues relating to Delaware law, governance of Delaware business entities, breaches of fiduciary duties, and other corporate and commercial litigation issues. Fred has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including mediations and other Alternative Dispute Resolution, discovery and trial work. His clients include numerous high profile individuals and entities, ranging from index-traded businesses to a USA Today Best Selling Author.

Fred also has both plaintiff and defendant side experience in federal litigation involving claims of Antitrust and Competition Practice and the Loss Recovery and collusive and monopolistic practices. He has also counseled numerous private and public companies regarding antitrust merger and acquisition concerns, including compliance with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, for deals up to $1 billion.


Pro Bono Experience

Fred maintains an active pro bono practice focused on representing clients who wish to change their name to better reflect their gender identity. He has also represented an individual who was sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile in re-sentencing and appellate proceedings.

Representative Matters

  • Represents a NASDAQ traded pharmaceutical company in Chancery Court involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, breaches of fiduciary duty, and tortious interference claims.
  • Represented a USA Today Best Selling Author in a defamation and tortious interference action concerning another author.
  • Represented a plaintiff individual investor and co-owner of an EB-5 investment company in Chancery Court alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other corporate governance claims.

Professional Highlights

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Virtual Currency," 30th Annual Seminar of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers, Harrisburg, PA, May 24, 2018



The George Washington University Law School (J.D. 2017, with highest honors)
The George Washington Law Review, Associate
Order of the Coif
George Washington Scholar

Seton Hall University (B.S., B.A. 2014, magna cum laude)