Elizabeth A. DeFelice

Associate

302.651.7894
302.498.7701 (fax)
defelice@rlf.com
Elizabeth DeFelice represents Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, their directors, and other constituencies in corporate litigation, including shareholder class actions, derivative suits, appraisals, and contractual disputes. She also provides advice to Delaware corporations on matters arising under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, as well as to Delaware limited liability companies, general partnerships, and limited partnerships.
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  • Assisted with complex breach of fiduciary duty and contractual action asserting direct claims, including successful brief defeating motion to dismiss regarding direct versus derivative claims
  • Assisted with defense of indemnification and advancement claims against Delaware LLCs in complex contract dispute
  • Assisted with defense of large appraisal actions in the Court of Chancery
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Elizabeth DeFelice represents Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, their directors, and other constituencies in corporate litigation, including shareholder class actions, derivative suits, appraisals, and contractual disputes. She also provides advice to Delaware corporations on matters arising under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, as well as to Delaware limited liability companies, general partnerships, and limited partnerships.

In law school, Elizabeth served on the editorial board and as an articles editor for the Journal of Law & Politics. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Rodney Inn of Court.

Elizabeth has volunteered as a scoring judge for the Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition since 2011. She also volunteers as an elementary school mentor through Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Experience

  • Assisted with complex breach of fiduciary duty and contractual action asserting direct claims, including successful brief defeating motion to dismiss regarding direct versus derivative claims
  • Assisted with defense of indemnification and advancement claims against Delaware LLCs in complex contract dispute
  • Assisted with defense of large appraisal actions in the Court of Chancery

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Journal of Law & Politics, 2010
  • B.A., with high distinction, University of Virginia, 2006

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2010
  • United States District Court, District of Delaware, 2011

Clerkships

  • The Honorable William C. Carpenter Jr., Superior Court of Delaware, 2010-2011
  • The Honorable Peggy L. Ableman, Superior Court of Delaware, 2011-2012

Practices

  • Chancery / Corporate Litigation

Experience

  • Assisted with complex breach of fiduciary duty and contractual action asserting direct claims, including successful brief defeating motion to dismiss regarding direct versus derivative claims
  • Assisted with defense of indemnification and advancement claims against Delaware LLCs in complex contract dispute
  • Assisted with defense of large appraisal actions in the Court of Chancery

Clerkships

  • The Honorable William C. Carpenter Jr., Superior Court of Delaware, 2010-2011
  • The Honorable Peggy L. Ableman, Superior Court of Delaware, 2011-2012

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Journal of Law & Politics, 2010
  • B.A., with high distinction, University of Virginia, 2006