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Brian M. Ellis



Brian Ellis is a Partner in our Rehoboth Beach and Georgetown offices. His practice focuses on providing legal guidance and advice to individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, concentrating on business transactional, real estate and estate planning.

Business and Transactional Practice Includes:

  • Family business formation and planning
  • Preparation and negotiation of various commercial agreements
  • Business restructuring and reorganization
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Legal guidance as to new business formation
  • Business finance, representing both borrowers and lenders
  • Legal advice as to Delaware business law
  • Delivery of Delaware Opinion Letters, as to Delaware corporations and other entities

Real Estate Practice Includes:

  • Residential and commercial real estate settlements
  • 1031 like-kind exchanges
  • Preparation and negotiation of leases, purchase and sale agreements and other real estate agreements
  • Preparation of easements
  • Formation and document preparation for condominiums, subdivisions and commercial complexes

Trusts and Estates Practice Includes:

  • Preparing estate planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and powers of attorney.
  • Estate and tax planning, including lifetime gift planning

Following law school, Brian spent seven years practicing corporate and securities law in New York City, returning to Sussex County in 2005. 

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Delaware State Bar Association

Sussex County Bar Association


News & Events



The Next Generation (South)

  • Past Treasurer
  • Past Board Member

Clear Space Theatre Company, Former Treasurer and Board Member



Corporate INTL Tax Planning - Law Firm of the Year, 2018

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Delaware, 2005
New York, 1999


Tulane Law School, JD, 1998
Georgetown University, BA in Government, 1995

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