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Morris James LLP 
Wilmington, Delaware Office
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500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
Wilmington, Delaware  19801-1494

(New Castle Co.)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2306, Wilmington, DE, 19899-2306
Telephone: 302-888-6800
Telecopier: 302-571-1750

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About this office:

Since its founding in 1931, Morris James LLP has provided legal services to a diverse clientele in an innovative, efficient and cost-effective manner. Clients range from large multinational corporations to individuals. Two of the largest Delaware-based companies, the DuPont Company and Wilmington Trust Company, have chosen Morris James as their counsel. The firm is organized into two major practice groups: litigation and business transactions. Morris James has a national practice in the areas of corporate and business entity law and litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property litigation, and torts & insurance practice. The firm also provides tax, estate planning, real estate and commercial transactions, family law, and education law services to local and regional clients and handles medical malpractice and personal injury matters. Multidisciplinary teams combined with state-of-the-art technology have established the firm's national reputation.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Alternative Dispute ResolutionAlternative Entities
Bankruptcy and Creditors' RightsBusiness Litigation
Business Transactions, Strategic Planning and CounselingCommercial Litigation
Commercial TransactionsConcierge Delaware Closings
Corporate AdviceCorporate Governance Counseling
Corporate Trust and Fiduciary ServicesCorporate and Fiduciary Litigation
Data Privacy and Information GovernanceDelaware Advantage Trusts
Education LawElder Law and Disability Planning
Employment LawEnergy Industry Team
Family LawGovernmental Relations
Healthcare Industry TeamHigh Net Worth Representation
Insurance Coverage LitigationIntellectual Property Litigation
Land UseLegal Opinions
Personal Injury LitigationPersonal Tax Advice and Planning
Products Liability LitigationProfessional Liability Litigation
Real Estate LawSpecial Committee Representation
Structured Finance TransactionsStructured Finance and Capital Markets
Succession PlanningTax, Estates and Business Practice
Trusts and EstateseDiscovery

Statement of Practice Summary:
Litigation, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Business Transactions, Business Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy, Commercial Real Estate, Computers and Software, Education Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Insurance, Insurance Defense, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Medical Malpractice, Partnership Law, Personal Injury, Probate, Products Liability, Real Estate, Taxation, Torts, Trusts and Estates and Wills.

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Data Privacy: Wyndham Hotel's Wake Up Call Should Be Your Own
Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz, September 21, 2015
On August 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in the matter of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, et al., No. 14-3514 (3d. Cir., Aug. 24, 2015). The long-awaited opinion affirmed an earlier denial of...

Delaware’s “Computer Security Breaches” Law Needs an Overhaul
Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz, April 27, 2015
I suspect this may surprise most Delawareans. In 2005, Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner signed into law House Bill 116. That bill, now codified as 6 Del. C. §§ 12B-101 et seq., requires individuals or commercial entities, upon becoming aware of unauthorized acquisition of computerized...

GM Faces Constituency Director Conflict Issues
Albert H. Manwaring, April 15, 2015
On Feb. 11, The Wall Street Journal reported that General Motors (GM) was evaluating a potential nominee to its board from four hedge funds, collectively holding more than 34 million of GM’s shares. According to the report, the potential nominee’s agreement with the funds included...

Year Established: 1931

Representative Clients:
DuPont, Christiana Care Health System; Wilmington Trust Company; Wachovia Bank.

(For complete biographical data on all Wilmington (Broom Street), Dover and Newark, Delaware personnel, see Professional Biographies at Wilmington (Broom Street), Dover and Newark, Delaware)

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