Jessica Corley is the Leader of the Business Disputes and Securities Litigation Specialty team and a partner in the Atlanta office, where she concentrates her practice on securities and complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation. She also counsels companies and their directors and officers on regulatory investigations, disclosure issues, fiduciary duties in the deal context, and director and officer insurance coverage. Jessica also provides clients with proactive counseling to avoid the pitfalls of securities litigation before they arise.
Companies and their officers and directors count on Jessica’s recognized client service skills and business savvy to handle securities litigation and regulatory investigations.
Jessica is Chambers ranked Band 2 and has been named a 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star and a 2015 BTI Client Service All-Star MVP in the area of Securities and Complex Commercial Litigation. She has also been listed in Super Lawyers magazine many times, most recently in 2014. Jessica was honored with the 2015 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for co-authoring “Cybersecurity: What Directors Need to Know in an Era of Increased Scrutiny.”
Jessica has written and spoken on a variety of commercial litigation topics, particularly in the areas of securities and M&A litigation.
Learn how best to protect and preserve the attorney-client privilege in M&A transactions both pre- and post- closing. Pre-closing privilege issues involve the disclosure of sensitive information between prospective deal parties during due diligen...