Robert Dell Angelo is a litigation partner in the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Mr. Dell Angelo’s practice includes all major commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on defending clients in securities matters. Among other matters, he obtained dismissals with prejudice of federal securities class actions brought against The Coca-Cola Co., FHP International Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., and Corinthian Colleges, Inc. He also defended numerous shareholder class actions arising from mergers and acquisitions, including transactions involving Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, Avnet, Inc., 99 Cents Only Stores, Danaher Corporation, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. and 3M Company. In addition, he represented the directors of Golden West Financial in the acquisition of Golden West by Wachovia and the directors of Yahoo! in litigation arising out of Microsoft’s proposal to acquire Yahoo! He has led numerous corporate investigations, including ones into alleged stock option manipulation and alleged misrepresentations by management.