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K. Virginia Burke DeBeer
K. Virginia Burke DeBeer
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation

K. Virginia Burke DeBeer

K. Virginia Burke DeBeer
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

K. Virginia Burke DeBeer

Experience Highlights

  • (Del. Super. Ct.) – Defending beverage company against tortious interference claim relating to an acquisition

  • (S.D. Tex.) Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of technology company in federal securities class action lawsuit

  • (Del. Ch.) — Obtained dismissal of breach-of-duty claims challenging a Master Limited Partnership’s merger with an affiliate

  • (Del. Ch.) Defending energy company officers and directors in breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit related to merger

  • (E.D. Pa.) – Defending energy company and its executives in unitholder class action alleging violations of federal securities laws and derivative litigation

  • (Del. Ch.) – Successfully opposed stockholder’s application for temporary restraining order that sought to extend aircraft leasing company’s director nomination window

Credentials

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015 (Notes and Comments Editor, Tulane Law Review; Order of the Coif)
  • The University of Mississippi, B.A. in International Studies, B.A. in Economics, and B.A. in Spanish, magna cum laude, 2012 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Jacques L. Wiener, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2016-2017
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable John H. McBryde., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2015-2016
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Sarah S. Vance, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Lance M. Africk, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation (Dallas), 2022
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • University of Mississippi Young Alumni Association, Board Member
  • Admitted in Texas
  • Contributing Author, Franchise Law, 4 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. 183 (2018)