Kristen S. Swift

Partner
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Direct: 302.221.3298
New Castle
2 Penns Way, Suite 300
New Castle, DE 19720
T: 302.221.3290
F: 302.221.3295
 

Assistant

Nichole Wilcher
302.356.1125
nwilcher@wglaw.com
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Kristen provides insurance coverage opinions, appellate assistance, and litigates in all Delaware courts in myriad areas of the law including, employment, civil rights, insurance, subrogation, contract disputes, construction, general liability, malpractice, and bankruptcy.

Kristen routinely represents business owners, non-profits, and homeowner’s associations. She also helps out-of-state counsel understand the “Delaware Way” as they navigate the litigation process.

Before joining Weber Gallagher, Kristen was an in-house litigator for a Fortune 100 insurance company. In 2013-2014, she was Wolcott Fellow to former Justice Jack B. Jacobs of the Delaware Supreme Court. While in law school, Kristen also interned for Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark in the U.S District Court, District of Delaware, and for the Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the U.S Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware. Kristen was the first Web Content Editor for the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and graduated magna cum laude.

Kristen is the Chair of the Delaware State Bar Association's Litigation Section and Immediate Past Chair of its Torts & Insurance Section, and member of the Delaware Defense Counsel, Delaware Claims Association, and The Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court. Kristen is Chair of the ABA Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Newsletter and is a Delaware Superior Court Certified Mediator. She is on the editorial board of the Delaware State Bar Journal. Kristen is also treasurer of her sons’ local Cub Scout Pack.

Since 2019, Kristen has been recognized by the publisher of the Delaware edition of Super Lawyers magazine as a "Rising Star," an honor given to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Delaware.  She was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America among "Ones to Watch." Since 2018, Kristen has been named to Delaware Today magazine’s “Top Lawyers” list in the category of Insurance Law.

Assistant

Nichole Wilcher
302.356.1125
nwilcher@wglaw.com
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