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 Torts & Insurance Practice Section and Vice-Chair of the Litigation 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 treasurer of her sons’ local Cub Scout Pack and serves her church as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Since 2018, Kristen has been recognized by Delaware Today as a Top Insurance Practice Lawyer. Since 2019, she was named a Delaware Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a peer-selected distinction bestowed upon no more than 2.5% of eligible attorneys in the state. In 2022, Kristen was selected by Best Lawyers to the "Ones to Watch" list for her labor and employment law and her workers' compensation defense practice. “Ones to Watch” awards recognize extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States and is based entirely on peer review.

Assistant

Nichole Wilcher
302.356.1125
nwilcher@wglaw.com
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