Cheneise V. Wright

Associate

Cheneise Wright is an associate in the Wilmington office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. Cheneise focuses her practice on corporate and commercial litigation. She has experience in litigating high-stakes disputes between corporations and stockholders, and members and managers of limited liability companies, and other forms of entities. Cheneise has experience in matters involving fiduciary duties, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and demands for books and records.

Cheneise also has experience with summary proceedings and expedited proceedings under the General Corporation Law.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Cheneise served as an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Jersey City. She also clerked for the Honorables Arnold L. Natali, Arthur Bergman, and Honorable Vincent LeBlon of the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division.

While in law school, Cheneise interned for the Honorable Gregory M. Sleet of the District of Delaware and the Honorable Jerome Simandle of the District of New Jersey.

Published Opinions

Caraballo v. City of Jersey City Police Dep't, 204 A.3d 254 (N.J. 2019)

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

On her spare time, Cheneise volunteers as a Big Sister for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Delaware
    • New Jersey
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Admissions

DE

NJ

The District of New Jersey

The District of Delaware

Awards & Honors

The National Black Lawyers (NBL) “Top 40 Under 40” list

Education

Widener University School of Law, Delaware

Juris Doctor, 2017

  • Dean’s list
  • Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • Black Law Students Association, President

Rutgers University

Bachelor of Arts, History/Political Science, African Studies, 2012

  • Black Student Union

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