Christie Di Guglielmo is an associate in the Litigation Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, and is a member of the Securities/Corporate Governance practice. She is a member of the Delaware bar, practicing in Wilmington, Delaware. Ms. Di Guglielmo focuses on representing clients in shareholder derivative and class action litigation and on counseling on corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues. The Attorney General of Delaware has appointed her as a Special Deputy Attorney General in an independent investigation of campaign finance law violations. Ms. Di Guglielmo is also actively involved in pro bono and public service work.
Ms. Di Guglielmo is a 1998 graduate of Brown University. She graduated, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003, where she was executive editor of The University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Before joining the firm, Ms. Di Guglielmo served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable E. Norman Veasey, then-Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. Ms. Di Guglielmo is co-author, with Chief Justice Veasey, a former partner at Weil, of the book Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality (Oxford University Press, 2012), which The Wall Street Journal called “a field manual to aid [Chief Legal Officers] with their new tasks.” (March 9, 2012). Ms. Di Guglielmo and Chief Justice Veasey had written numerous articles concerning corporate law and governance, corporate litigation, and the role of legal counsel with corporations.