Clarissa R. Chenoweth

ASSOCIATE

PHONE 302-504-1685

Education & Admissions

  • University of Delaware (B.A. 2008)
  • Duquesne University School of Law (J.D. 2012)
  • Supreme Court of the State of Delaware
  • Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Associations

  • Delaware State Bar Association; Member
  • American Bar Association; Member
  • Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court; Executive Committee Member, Assistant Secretary (2017-2019)
  • Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition; Coach
  • Office of the Child Advocate; Attorney Guardian ad Litem

Attorney Profile

Clarissa’s practice focuses on cases specially assigned to the Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division and on Court of Chancery matters.  She counsels clients regarding the Delaware General Corporation Law and alternative entity statutes with an emphasis on limited liability matters.  Clarissa has significant experience with business divorce matters and has taken several such cases to trial.

Clarissa also routinely handles insurance defense, products liability, intellectual property and employment law matters.  As a former judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph R. Slights III and the Honorable Charles E. Butler, Clarissa is strongly grounded in the Delaware court system.

Experience

  • Successfully opposed motion for summary judgment at oral argument in international Chancery litigation
  • Represented petitioner in dissolution proceeding involving New York-based home goods store
  • Represented repossession agency in replevin action resulting in favorable written decision