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Elizabeth A. Powers

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Elizabeth A. Powers is a member of the Corporate and Commercial Litigation Group at Morris James whose practice focuses primarily on corporate governance, stockholder litigation, fiduciary duties, and complex commercial litigation.  Elizabeth has represented and advised clients in a wide range of business disputes in the Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Superior Court, including the Complex Commercial Litigation Division.  Prior to joining Morris James, Elizabeth served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Mary M. Johnston, a member of the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division. 

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

  • Co-Chair, Business Courts Subcommittee (2016 – 2017)
  • Co-Vice Chair, Business Courts Subcommittee (2014 – 2016)

Delaware State Bar Association

The Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court, Member (2015 – Present)

The Richard K. Hermann Technology American Inn of Court, Member (2014 – 2015)

Community Affiliations

The Delaware Fund for Women

Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition, Scoring Judge

Articles & Publications

Practice areas


Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Widener University School of Law

  • Dean’s List
  • Widener Merit Scholar
  • Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society


Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Mary M. Johnston, Delaware Superior Court

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Kent A. Jordan, Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Mary M. Johnston, Delaware Superior Court


Delaware, 2010

United States District Court, District of Delaware


Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2010

University of Delaware, B.S, 2004