Jenna L. Stayton – Associate

Jenna_L_StaytonJenna L. Stayton is a Delaware native, and proud to be a member of the bar association in her home state. After attending St. Mark’s High School, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science. During her career at Drexel, Jenna had an internship with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office in the Juvenile Unit, and also spent time as a document clerk in an international corporate law firm. Throughout her studies, she also found time to represent the Drexel Dragons as a member of the Greek community, serving on the executive board of the Delta Zeta collegiate sorority and also as president or vice-president of several leadership organizations. Jenna returned to Delaware to attend the Widener University Delaware Law School and received her juris doctorate in 2012. While in law school, Jenna participated in the Delaware Civil Clinic and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society where she was selected to represent the law school in a regional ADR competition. As she studied for the bar exam, Jenna spent a few months volunteering her time and clerking for the Family Court of the State of Delaware under former a Chief Judge.

Admitted to practice law in Delaware, Jenna has served as counsel in a variety of capacities, from advocating for criminal clients to drafting briefs and appeals to the Delaware Supreme Court, but her passion and expertise is focused in the areas of real estate, drafting residential leases, landlord tenant matters, all aspects of estate planning, other areas of civil practice, and is the preferred attorney for a large number of local real estate agents in Delaware. Placing high value on maintaining long-term client relationships and being sensitive to her client’s issues, Jenna works diligently to make sure her client’s interests are always protected.

In her spare time, Jenna enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading books before they become movies, trying new restaurants, and visiting Delaware’s beaches.