Jessica Zeldin is a shareholder of Rosenthal, Monhait & Goddess, P.A. Her practice focuses on representation of shareholders and other investors. She has worked on behalf of minority shareholders in class actions, securities claims, state law appraisal proceedings and derivative litigation. She also has significant experience litigating statutory actions under the Delaware code, such as books and records demands, advancement proceedings and contests for corporate control.
Jessica's success in cases where she has had a substantial role include:
- Achieving a multi-million dollar verdict after trial finding that defendants were "corrupt" in their treatment of shareholders.
- Securing a $90 million settlement, on the eve of trial, for a small class of former seat holders of one of the nation's premier options exchanges.
- Winning a reversal and remand from the Delaware Supreme Court of a motion to dismiss in what commentators have called a "landmark" corporate decision.
Jessica is the past Treasurer of the Delaware State Bar Association and the past President of the Women and Law Section of the Delaware State Bar. She has lectured on corporate governance issues and Court of Chancery practice.
Prior to joining Rosenthal, Monhait & Goddess, P.A., Jessica practiced with Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell. She represented directors, officers and general partners in national and statewide class and derivative actions, in both state and federal court.