Rosemary J. Piergiovanni comes to Farnan LLP after most recently serving for more than five years as a career law clerk in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Rosemary was engaged in the full spectrum of cases brought before the Court, with an emphasis on patent litigation and bankruptcy appeals.
Rosemary graduated first in her class at Villanova University with a BA in English, and she is a member of several undergraduate academic honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish National Honor Society). Rosemary also graduated first in her class at Villanova University School of Law and served as an Associate Editor to the Villanova Law Review. She was also selected for membership in The Order of the Coif. Rosemary, who has received several awards for her writing skills, is the author of What Does “No” Mean In Pennsylvania?—The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Interpretation of Rape and the Effectiveness of the Legislature’s Response, 40 Vill. L. Rev. 193 (1995), and a co-author of the District Court Chapter in the recently updated book, History of the Delaware Bar from 1995-2010.
Rosemary annually judges rounds of the Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition at Villanova University School of Law. She is actively involved in local community service groups in her hometown and is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.