Morris James LLP
Size of Organization: 53
Year Established: 1931Web Site: http://www.morrisjames.com
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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
Highest number of cases by Morris James LLP:
Intellectual Property (60 cases in past two years)
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Documents by Morris James LLP on Martindale.com
Chancery Court Applies New Statutory Amendment Retroactively
Albert H. Manwaring, IV, February 13, 2015
Before the newly enacted statutory amendment, 10 Delaware Code Section 8106(c), parties could shorten, but were not permitted to lengthen, an applicable limitations period by contract because an extension of the statute of limitations by agreement violated public policy. (See, e.g., Bonanza...
Negotiating Admitted Facts in Pretrial Stipulation
Thomas E. Hanson, February 13, 2015
Determining admitted facts can be one of the more difficult aspects of preparing a pretrial stipulation. Parties often propose factual statements that are advantageous to their position, while resisting facts that may favor their opponents. There is also a tendency to take a cautious approach and...
Allergan Stockholders' Board-Removal Contest Was Not Ripe
Albert H. Manwaring, IV, February 6, 2015
Delaware courts have consistently recognized that disputes challenging corporate defensive measures are ripe for review when the defensive measures have a substantial deterrent effect on the ability of stockholders to exercise their rights. For example, in Moran v. Household International, 490 A.2d...