Jackson Shrum – Wilmington Estate Planning Attorney

Jackson Shrum |

Jack Shrum, P.A.

(302) 543-7551


919 N. Market St
Suite 1410
Wilmington, DE 19801

Jackson Shrum | Jack Shrum, P.A.


Firm Summary

Jack is commercial litigator with extensive experience in Chancery and Federal Court litigation.

In his litigation practice, Jack represents corporate and individual clients on a variety of issues related to board disputes, partnership dissolutions, shareholder derivative actions, breach of fiduciary duties, estate and trust litigation, guardianship actions, real estate, commercial law, employment and labor law, environmental law, mortgage and tax foreclosure, construction lien law, intellectual property and patent litigation.

In his bankruptcy practice, Jack has represented debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, secured parties, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 Trustees and liquidation agents, lenders, executives, plaintiffs and defendants in avoidance actions, fraudulent transfer and similar actions, including equipment, real and personal-property lessors.

Jack served as law clerk to the Honorable James D. Clyne, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division, General Equity, Ocean County, New Jersey. At the invitation of Judge Neil Shuster, Presiding Judge of General Equity, Chancery Division in Mercer County, Jack addressed issues often encountered by incoming law clerks with respect to foreclosure aspects of the job as guest speaker at the General Equity Law Clerk orientation at the Hughes Justice complex in Trenton in Fall 2004.

Representative Experience

Represented multi-billion dollar corporations in shareholder dispute matters
Represented small and medium sized companies in a variety of real estate and commercial disputes
Represented international corporate and individual clients
Represented individuals in various labor and employment-related matters
Represented non-profit companies and institutions
Professional & Community Involvement: Jack is a member of the American
Inns of Court, the Delaware Bankruptcy Inns of Court, the Delaware Trial
Lawyers Association, the Delaware State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

Jack was presented with a Service to Children Award through the Office of Child Advocate for Honoring 10 years of Commitment to Delaware’s Children.

Jack was the recipient of the “International Association of Trial Lawyers of America” Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy Competition in Boston, MA in 2003.


New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Delaware
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


Law Clerk, The Honorable James D. Clyne, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division, General Equity, Ocean County, New Jersey.


J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Camden
Articles Editor and State Constitutional Law Editor, Rutgers Law Journal
B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Developments in State Constitutional Law: 2001: Individual Rights: Freedom of Speech — A Commercial Leafletter May Be Enjoined from Distributing Advertisements on a Public Easement Over a Casino’s Private Land. S.O.C., Inc. v. Mirage Casino-Hotel, 23 P.3d 243 (Nev. 2001), 33 RUTGERS L.J. 1188 (2002)