Clarissa R. Chenoweth-Shook is a trial lawyer who has represented clients in each of Delaware’s state courts and in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Her practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in commercial litigation. In particular, Clarissa has significant experience with contract disputes, alternative entity disputes and business divorce matters.
Before entering private practice, she clerked for two Delaware Superior Court judges: the Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III and the Honorable Charles E. Butler.
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2012
University of Delaware, B.A., 2008
Bar & Court Admissions
- Delaware (2012)
- Pennsylvania (2013)
- United States District Court for the District of Delaware (2014)
Professional Activities and Honors
Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation (2018-present)
American Bar Association, Member and Annual Contributor to Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation - Business Law Section Publication (2014-present)
Delaware State Bar Association, Member (2013-present); Co-Chair of Women & the Law Section Subcommittee (2015-2018)
Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court, Member (2015-present) and Executive Committee (2017-present)
Office of the Child Advocate, Attorney Guardian Ad Litem (2014-present)