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:
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.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Equitable Tolling and Insider-Trading Claims
Katherine J. Neikirk, January 14, 2014
Although the statute of limitations does not automatically bar an equitable claim in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the court will apply the relevant statute of limitations by analogy. Equitable tolling will toll the three-year statute of limitations for wrongful self-dealing claims if a plaintiff...
Chancery Awards Advancement to Officer Accused of Self-Dealing
Lewis H. Lazarus, January 6, 2014
Delaware entities generally provide broad advancement and indemnification rights to encourage directors and officers to serve. Absent such protection, managers bear the costs of defense for claims against them arising out of acts they perform in carrying out their company duties. Qualified officers...
Year Established: 1931
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)