Peyton V. Carper

Peyton V. Carper

Associate, Litigation


Peyton Carper regularly represents clients in corporate and complex commercial litigation, including matters involving mergers and other corporate transactions, derivative and class action suits, corporate statutory proceedings and other disputes arising from the ownership and sale of securities. Ms. Carper frequently advises clients on corporate governance matters involving the Delaware General Corporation Law, the fiduciary obligations of directors and officers, and other corporate law issues.

Her recent representations include:

  • the founder and chief executive officer of a leading privacy and security solutions provider in expedited litigation regarding critical governance rights and tailored provisions of an LLC agreement
  • the defendant in a suit in the Delaware Court of Chancery challenging a $20 billion strategic transaction and alleging $11 billion in damages
  • companies and directors in statutory proceedings under the Delaware General Corporation Law, including actions under Section 220 for corporate books and records

Ms. Carper maintains an active pro bono practice and regularly represents members of the local Delaware community and individuals across the U.S. in matters involving immigration, discrimination and abuse. She also helped a team of pro bono lawyers secure a victory in the U.S. Supreme Court in Reed v. Goertz, No. 21-442, 143 S. Ct. 955 (2023), a capital case that has significant ramifications for inmates with innocence claims who are seeking access to DNA testing.



  • J.D., Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, 2019 (summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Villanova Law Review)
  • B.S., Lebanon Valley College, 2016 (summa cum laude)


  • Delaware


  • Law Clerk, Hon. Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, Delaware Court of Chancery (2019)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Collins J. Seitz, Delaware Supreme Court (2020)

Peyton V. Carper