Attorney Profile:

John M. Bloxom, IV

John M. Bloxom, IV: Attorney with Morris James LLP


John M. Bloxom, IV has 32 years of experience in the areas of real estate and land use law. He serves as general counsel in all aspects of real estate law to several of Delaware's largest owners and operators of commercial, office, industrial, and residential real estate. John focuses his practice on the construction, development, financing, and leasing of commercial, office, and industrial real estate.


Chambers USA, Recognized for Real Estate, 2012-2016

Best Lawyers®, 2010-2017

Delaware Today® "Top Lawyers," 2008


Construction and development of a 513 space parking garage within a mixed use development aggregating 200+ dwelling units within the City of Wilmington - 2016

$27,250,000 financing of manufactured housing communities - 2015

$39,000,000 purchase of commercial shopping center - 2015

$15,000,000 bond issuance for a Delaware State public agency -2015

Co-chaired a transaction involving the conveyance of in excess of 50 large industrial properties located throughout the United States in connection with the corporate reorganization of a prominent publicly traded company - 2014

$38,500,000 financing of 220 unit apartment complex - 2014

$186,000,000 multiple collateral pool financing transactions involving national lenders - 2012

$155,000,000 global refinancing transaction involving a collateral pool in excess of 400 properties - 2011

The obtainment of governmental approvals as necessary to permit the construction of approximately 1,000,000 square feet of mixed use development in New Castle County, and a coordinated effort to help establish Delaware's first National Park in New Castle County incorporating in excess of 1,000 acres of open space and public parkland.

Represents land owners in Sussex County, Delaware in transactions with the development community there, involving the sale and development of approximately 850 acres of land located in Bridgeville, Millsboro, Rehoboth Beach, and Lewes Delaware.

News & Events

News & Media Mentions

• Best Lawyers® 2017 Recognizes 20 Morris James Attorneys
August 16, 2016
Best Lawyers®

• Chambers USA Recognizes 14 Morris James Attorneys and 5 Practice Areas Among the Nation's Best
May 27, 2016
Chambers USA

• Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 21 Morris James Attorneys
August 18, 2015

• Fourteen Morris James Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2015
May 19, 2015

• Morris James Receives Top Legal Rankings in Chambers USA 2014
May 23, 2014

• 20 Attorneys in 23 Practices Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2014
August 15, 2013
Best Lawyers® 2014

• Chambers USA Names 13 Morris James Attorneys in Their 2013 Guide to Leading Business Lawyers
May 29, 2013
Chambers USA

• 20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013
August 30, 2012

• Chambers USA Names 14 Morris James Attorneys in Their 2012 Guide to Leading Business Lawyers
June 4, 2012

• 17 Morris James Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers® 2012 in 20 Practice Areas
August 31, 2011

• 17 Morris James Attorneys Selected by Best Lawyers® 2011
August 4, 2010

• Best Lawyers® Names 15 Morris James Attorneys and Ranks the Firm #1 in Delaware for Education Law and Elder Law
October 12, 2009

Professional Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Real Estate
  • Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302.888.6834  Phone
302.727.5886  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2306, Wilmington, DE 19899-2306
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, Review Editor, Order of the Coif, 1980
Law School Attended:
Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983
1983, Delaware; United States District Court, District of Delaware
Birth Information:
Salisbury, Maryland, June 12, 1956

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  • 4.5/5.0 2 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/21/14 in Business Transactions

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/10/13 in Real Estate

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