Elizabeth S. Fenton, Esq. is a partner in the Wilmington, DE office of Saul Ewing LLP. She helps established, start-up and emerging companies across numerous industries, including energy, health care and venture capital/private equity, address disputes that tend to escalate into litigation. This includes disagreements involving the direction and control of the business, protections against legal claims, financial responsibilities, and attempts to pierce the corporate and LLC veils.
Elizabeth serves as a judge pro tempore for the Commerce Program in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where she assists in pre-trial dispute resolution efforts. Her trial experience includes cases before the Delaware Chancery Court, several Pennsylvania state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution tribunals. She also handles internal investigations, self-disclosures, and related proceedings before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Elizabeth is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. A longtime leader in the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, she currently serves as a member of the Young Litigator’s Task Force and the Strategic Planning Committee. She also is a Barrister in the Rodney American Inn of Court, Co-Chair of the Community Legal Services’ Leadership Council, Co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Business Litigation Committee, and a Member of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia.