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Jenness E. Parker

Jenness E. Parker

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA

Jenness Parker focuses her practice on deal litigation matters in Delaware and other state and federal courts around the country. Her experience includes defending corporations, directors and officers, and their advisors in derivative and class action lawsuits relating to, among other things, mergers and acquisitions, fiduciary duty challenges and shareholders disputes. Ms. Parker also provides advice on issues of corporate governance and the Delaware General Corporation Law. In addition, she is on the board of editors of the treatise, Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Litigation Under Delaware Corporation Law.


• Co-Author, “Dissecting Del.’s New Discovery Guidelines,” Law360, December 14, 2012
• Co-Author, “Court of Chancery Issues New Rule to Govern Confidential Filings,” Delaware Business Court Insider, November 7, 2012
• Co-Author, “Where Del. Rule 5.1 Differs From Rule 5(g),” Law360, November 9, 2012
• Co-Author, “Depositions of Shareholder Representative Plaintiffs in M&A Deal Litigation: Revisiting Steinhardt v. Howard-Anderson,” The M&A Lawyer, April 2012
• Co-Author, “Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation: Who Caused This Problem, And Can It Be Fixed?” Delaware Journal of Corporation Law, January/February 2012
• Co-Author, “Delaware Court of Chancery Advises Careful Drafting of Advance Notice Laws,” The M&A Lawyer, May 2008
• Co-Author, “Delaware Court Enjoins Netsmart Deal,” Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, March 20, 2007


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