Professional Experience: 

Mr. Eicher is an experienced litigator and Delaware Superior Court Certified Mediator.  His practice focuses primarily on the areas of fiduciary, corporate, estate and trust litigation, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and tax law.  He routinely counsels both individual and corporate trustees in all matters related to estates and trusts, including providing representation through all stages of litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery.  In addition, Mr. Eicher routinely petitions the Court of Chancery to modify and change the situs of trusts and represents clients in contested and uncontested guardianship matters.

Mr. Eicher has appeared in cases before every court in Delaware on both the state and federal level and has experience in the litigation and mediation of a broad range of subject matters, from fiduciary, corporate and derivative litigation, to civil and real estate litigation, including complex contractual disputes.  He also has experience both prosecuting and defending government investigations and regulatory violations, including those involving various Delaware Boards of Licensing.

Following law school, Mr. Eicher served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard F. Stokes of the Delaware Superior Court, and then to the Honorable Randy J. Holland, Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.  Following his clerkships, Mr. Eicher was an associate in the Corporate Litigation Department at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP.  Immediately prior to joining the Fiduciary Litigation and Trusts, Estates and Tax Departments of Cooch and Taylor, P.A., Mr. Eicher served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice, where he was responsible for the investigation and prosecution of complex civil and criminal cases on behalf of the State in Delaware’s Court of Chancery and Superior Court.  During his time as a Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Eicher was also responsible for overseeing the State’s supervisory authority over certain public and Charitable Trusts.

Admissions: 
Delaware
New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Education: 
Villanova University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation)
Duke University School of Law, J.D.
Tufts University, B.A.
Memberships: 
Delaware State Bar Association, Committee on Professional Ethics, 2008 – Present (2010-14 Co-Chair)
Delaware State Bar Association, Estates and Trusts Section (Member)
Fiduciary Access to Online Accounts Subcommittee (Member)
Estate Planning Council of Delaware
Wilmington Tax Group
Delaware Bankers Association
Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court (Member)
Delaware Department of Justice Ethics Committee (2011-2012)
Presentations: 
The 17th Annual Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar in Professionalism and Ethics (Ethical Pitfalls in Real Estate Transactions)
Delaware State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education (Prosecution of White-Collar Crime)
2014 Delaware Trust Conference (Balancing Fiduciary Duty with Complex Planning-Ethics Panel Discussion)