Showing 4 posts from November 2010.

Morris James LLP is Named a "Go-To Law Firm" for the Nation's Fortune 500 Companies

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Recognizing the firm's strength in intellectual property litigation, Corporate Counsel magazine has named Morris James a “Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies.”  Go-To Law Firms are chosen from an American Lawyer Media national survey of general counsel from the top Fortune 500 companies and through research in various key databases.  The firm’s recognition will be published in the 8th Annual Edition of In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies.


The Morris James Intellectual Property Litigation Group provides out-of-state firms and their clients help in navigating the Delaware court system. The Group combines its on-the-ground, technical and trial experience to address the complex intellectual property protection issues moving global markets today. They represent clients in complex disputes involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, and antitrust issues and have successfully litigated cases in all areas of technology in the Delaware District Court, the Delaware Court of Chancery and Superior Court, and federal courts throughout the country, including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

 

Naked Search Terms Revisited

Chalk this up as a victory for the somewhat maligned use of search terms in eDiscovery.  I was clued into this recent article via Lifehacker, discussing the eDiscovery findings of the Lehman collapse.  The article, 'Stupid' Lehman E-Mails Didn't Stay 'Just Between Us,' shows how candid people still are in email and how the use of some thoughtful keywords and a little testing can still be very effective as a result:

"Just between us," it may be "stupid" to use certain words in e-mail to "discuss" the "big trouble" you might face if you’re ever investigated for financial wrongdoing or a subsequent cover-up.

Those are some of the terms that examiner Anton R. Valukas searched for in 34 million pages of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. e-mails and reports, to find out who knew what about the risks that drove the fourth-largest securities firm into bankruptcy, according to his 2,200-page study on the collapse.

Read the full article.

Morris James LLP Receives "Award of Excellence" From The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards Sponsored by the DSCC

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We are very pleased to receive this honor from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce," said David H. Williams, Managing Partner of Morris James LLP, "Our firm is deeply rooted in Delaware and we are committed to providing our community with top-tier legal services.”

The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and non-profit corporations for their outstanding achievements and model approaches to business and management. The awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years, are small businesses based on number of employees, and are members of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. Awards of Excellence are also granted to deserving companies. More ›

Four Morris James Attorneys Selected By Their Peers As "Top Lawyers" In Delaware Today Magazine

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Morris James is pleased to congratulate the lawyers listed below who were the most recommended by their professional peers, as determined by a Delaware Today survey of Delaware attorneys.

Gretchen S. Knight

Divorce

Family Law

Mary M. Culley

Elder Law

Keith E. Donovan

Personal Injury

(Dover Office)

Jill S. Di Sciullo

Family Law