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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
Delaware Advantage TrustsEducation Law
Elder Law and Disability PlanningEmployment Law
Energy Industry TeamFamily Law
Governmental RelationsHealthcare Industry Team
High Net Worth RepresentationInsurance Coverage Litigation
Intellectual Property LitigationLand Use
Legal OpinionsPersonal Injury Litigation
Personal Tax Advice and PlanningProducts Liability Litigation
Professional Liability LitigationReal Estate Law
Special Committee RepresentationStructured Finance Transactions
Structured Finance and Capital MarketsSuccession Planning
Tax, Estates and Business PracticeTrusts and Estates

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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Modest Reflections on the State of Delaware Litigation
Edward M. McNally, August 4, 2014
Delaware’s courts are going through a period of rapid change. While it is too early to decide whether those changes are for the better, some preliminary comments are possible. In general, the recent events are a cause for optimism that Delaware is maintaining its position as the best forum...

Is the Court of Chancery Reforming Stockholder Litigation?
Edward M. McNally, July 4, 2014
A real change is going on in stockholder litigation in Delaware. Yet it is largely unnoticed because of the uproar over what will someday be seen as just a Supreme Court decision that did not have a lasting impact. We need a longer perspective to appreciate what is happening.

Natrol, Inc. Files Chapter 11
Eric J. Monzo, June 18, 2014
On June 11, 2014, California based Natrol Inc. and seven affiliated debtors filed petitions for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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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