Gawthrop Greenwood Expands Services in Delaware, Welcomes New Partner

Carl W. Heckert

Carl W. Heckert has joined the law firm of Gawthrop Greenwood as a partner.

Licensed in Delaware and Pennsylvania, Heckert’s multi-jurisdictional practice focuses on real estate, family, and business law. He will be based in the firm’s office in Wilmington, while also being available to clients at the firm’s long-standing home in West Chester.

“Carl has more than two decades of legal experience, primarily in the Wilmington area and in all Delaware courts, making him a true asset as we further expand our services to Delaware clients,” said Walter Eells, Chair of the Gawthrop Greenwood Management Committee. “An experienced litigator, Carl is also well-practiced in mediation and dispute resolution.”

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With settlements and refinances of both commercial and residential real estate in all three of Delaware’s counties, Heckert has represented individuals and small to mid-sized businesses through purchase and sale of properties, as well as litigation of landlord/tenant disputes.

Also, his family law practice includes divorce, property division, custody, child support, alimony, protection from abuse, as well as grandparents’ and step-parents’ rights. His business law practice specializes in corporation formation, sales of business, and business assets.

Prior to joining Gawthrop Greenwood, Heckert was a senior associate at the firm Joseph W. Benson, P.A. in Wilmington. He is a member of the Delaware Bar Association and the Melson-Arsht Inns of Court. His community and civic involvement include his role as director of the DuPont Fish and Game Association.

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