John H. Newcomer, Jr.: Lawyer with Morris James LLP

John H. Newcomer, Jr.

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Wilmington,  DE  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Healthcare Industry Team
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 2306, Wilmington, DE, 19899-2306
University Dickinson College, B.A., cum laude, 1981
Law SchoolWake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Admitted1984, Delaware; United States District Court, District of Delaware; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
BornPhoenixville, Pennsylvania, July 23, 1959

John H. Newcomer, Jr. practices in the areas of real estate law and business litigation, His experience in these dual fields provides his clients with uncommon perspective in dealing with complex real estate and business matters. John drafts transactional documents with an eye towards avoiding problems before they arise.

In his real estate practice, John represents landowners, developers, and lenders in the acquisition, improvement and financing of properties in Delaware. His litigation practice involves a wide range of business, contract, commercial, estates, and real property disputes.


Acquisition, financing and development of apartments, assisted living facilities, medical complexes, condominiums, hotels, residential developments, restaurants, schools and shopping centers

Commercial real estate leasing, including solar leases

Purchase and sale of small businesses

Litigation involving construction defects

Litigation involving breach of contract

Litigation involving the sale and valuation of businesses

Mechanics' Liens

Professional Affiliations

Delaware Superior Court, Certified Mediator

Delaware State Bar Association, Real Estate Section

Delaware State Bar Association, Ethics Committee, Past Member

Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court, Master of the Bench

American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section

Delaware Board of Bar Examiners, Past Associate Member

Community Affiliations

Commercial - Industrial Realty Council of New Castle County

Committee of 100

Downtown Newark Partnership, Executive Board, Past Member

Downtown Newark Partnership, Parking Committee, Past Chairman

St. Philip's Lutheran Church, Past Board Member and Chairman


Downtown Newark Partnership, Volunteer of the Year Award


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John H. Newcomer, Jr.

500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
WilmingtonDE 19801-1494


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