Parker Justi advises companies, directors and officers in litigation arising from mergers and acquisitions. His practice concentrates on defending derivative and class action suits alleging fiduciary breaches and securities law violations in state and federal courts throughout the country, particularly in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Mr. Justi’s practice also includes advising alternative entities and their controllers in disputes concerning contractual duties established in an entity’s governing agreement. He regularly authors articles about topics in corporate and alternative entity law, and contributes to the treatise “Folk on the Delaware General Corporation Law.”
Mr. Justi’s pro bono practice includes volunteering for the Office of the Child Advocate as a guardian ad litem for children in child welfare proceedings, representing parents in disputes over child custody and parental rights, and assisting individuals seeking to expunge their juvenile criminal records.
Mr. Justi is a member of the Rodney Inn of Court and is the executive committee assistant to David J. Ferry, III, president of the Delaware State Bar Association.
During law school, Mr. Justi completed internships with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Hon. Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Hon. Thomas N. O’Neill, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before he started his legal career, Mr. Justi worked as a cook in Italian restaurants and eateries in New York City and Rome, Italy.