Jessica Case Watt

Associate
Delaware

Jessica Case Watt is a litigator who represents clients in complex corporate and commercial disputes. Jessica’s corporate litigation practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery regularly addresses breach of fiduciary duty claims, shareholder disputes, advancement and indemnification claims, and other corporate governance issues. Jessica also handles commercial litigation involving breach of contract and fraud claims in all Delaware state courts and numerous U.S. District Courts.

In addition, Jessica has experience with white collar litigation including conducting internal investigations, responding to subpoenas, cooperating with ongoing investigations, and making presentations to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Experience 

Representative Matters

Corporate Litigation

  • Won dismissal of multi-million dollar indemnification claim against Fortune 500 company in Court of Chancery; obtained affirmance on appeal to Delaware Supreme Court
  • Won dismissal of LLC officer’s claim for advancement of legal fees and expenses in dispute with LLC based on contractual limitations in LLC Operating Agreement
  • Won multi-million-dollar judgement for CardUX LLC against CompoSecure LLC following four-day trial in the Court of Chancery addressing allegations related to the validity of a sales representative agreement, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duties; obtained affirmance on appeal

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Jessica's pro bono work includes assisting with applications for asylum to the United States, defense of withholding from removal proceedings, and obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for unaccompanied minors.

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch," – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Wilmington), 2021, 2022

Credentials 

Education

The Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law (J.D. 2013 magna cum laude)
Senior Editor, Penn State Law Review

University of North Carolina (B.A. 2010, with distinction)

Admissions

Delaware

U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit