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Theodore A. Kittila


Managing Member

Email:  ted@greenhilllaw.com

Phone:  (302) 414-0510 x 700


Ted has served as lead counsel on a number of complex corporate and commercial disputes, including expedited litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery (where Ted clerked from 2000 to 2001), litigation involving Delaware limited liability companies and contract interpretation in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and litigation in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court both in Delaware and nationally involving Delaware-related entities.


As former Chair of the International Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, Ted has spoken on legal ethics in international practice and at various CLE seminars on the challenges facing the local practitioner.  Ted has represented a variety of international clients, including the Government of Nevis with respect to matters in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware involving the closure of Nevis' largest employer.


In August 2014, Ted received the nomination of the Delaware GOP to be the Republican Candidate for Delaware Attorney General, ultimately finishing second in a five-way race.


An experienced litigator, Ted has appeared in every court of the State of Delaware and has handled multiple issues of first impression involving Delaware’s corporate and commercial laws.  Recently Ted represented a Silicon Valley client with respect to the interpretation of a novel corporate ratification statute under Delaware law.  See Nguyen v. View, Inc., 2017 WL 2439074 (Del. Ch. June 6, 2017), rehear’g denied, 2017 WL 3169051 (Del. Ch. July 26, 2017).  Ted has also been frequently interviewed by, and has had his cases covered in, The Wall Street Journal with respect to, among other things, stockholder inspection rights under Delaware law.  See, e.g., Rolf Winkler, Own Startup Shares? Know Your Rights to Company Financials, Wall St. J., May 24, 2016, available at  https://www.wsj.com/articles/own-startup-shares-know-your-rights-to-company-financials-1464082203?mg=prod/accounts-wsj (last visited Aug. 29, 2017) and Rolf Winkler, Startup Employees Invoke Obscure Law to Open Up Books, Wall St. J., May 24, 2016, available at https://www.wsj.com/articles/startup-employees-invoke-obscure-law-to-open-up-books-1464082202 (last visited Aug. 29, 2017).


Ted  is admitted to the bars of the States of Delaware and New York, where he practiced at Weil Gotshal and Paul Hastings in Manhattan. Before founding Greenhill Law, Ted was a shareholder at a Wilmington, Delaware firm.


Ted earned an Honors B.A. (summa cum laude) from the University of Delaware in International Relations (Phi Beta Kappa).  Ted then received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany.  Following his study in Germany, Ted earned his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Competition Team and Note and Comment Editor for the Minnesota Intellectual Property Review.  He also received the McCareins Award for excellence in antitrust scholarship.


As of January 1, 2017, Ted became the Managing Partner of Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP ("HFK"), a law firm with offices in Palo Alto, California, Washington, D.C., Jackson, Wyoming, and Wilmington, Delaware.  More information regarding HFK is available at www.hfk.law


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