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Morris James LLP 

Size of Organization: 53
Year Established: 1931
Web Site: http://www.morrisjames.com

Telephone: 302-888-6800
Telecopier: 302-571-1750



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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.



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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Source: U.S. Federal Civil District Court Databases. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Highest number of cases by Morris James LLP:
Intellectual Property (60 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Morris James LLP: 37


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Court Of Chancery Allocates Fault In Breach Of Loyalty Case
Edward M. McNally, October 22, 2014
In a precedent-setting opinion, the Court of Chancery has allocated damages among some directors and one of their advisers in a breach of fiduciary duty case. This decision has big implications on how breach of duty cases are tried in the Court of Chancery.

Court Of Chancery Explains Affect Of Stockholder Vote In Non-Controlling Stockholder Case
Edward M. McNally, October 22, 2014
This important decision addresses two tricky questions of Delaware corporate law. First, it clarifies that the informed vote of a majority of the disinterested stockholders will invoke the business judgment rule when there is no controlling stockholder pushing the transaction.

The Dilemma of the Unintended Fiduciary
Edward M. McNally, October 19, 2014
A recent Delaware decision highlights a trap for the unwary adviser to a business entity. The decision holds that helping a business get started may create fiduciary duties owed by the adviser, even if he or she is not acting in one of the roles that are normally thought of as creating such duties,...






 

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