Morris James is expanding its business transactions practice and seeks attorneys at the partner and associate level with substantial experience negotiating and documenting mergers, asset sales, spin-offs, stock issuances, joint ventures and other transactions. Candidates should have strong academic credentials and at least four years of experience in this practice area.  A portable book of business is preferred.  For associates this position offers a competitive starting salary, plus health benefits and the possibility of bonus and raises based on performance.  If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume to Tom Hanson at


Morris James' Wilmington, Delaware office seeks an attorney with 2-4 years’ experience as a Bankruptcy Associate.  Candidate should have strong academic credentials, strong writing and advocacy skills and a knowledge and understanding of bankruptcy law.  Prior admission to the Delaware Bar is required.  This position offers a competitive starting salary, health benefits and the possibility of bonus and raises based on performance.  Please submit a résumé, writing sample and transcripts to Thomas E. Hanson, Jr., Esq. at

Thomas E. Hanson, Jr.
Recruiting Partner
500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
P.O. Box 2306 
Wilmington, DE 19899-2306
P: 302.888.6800
F: 302.571.1750


Morris James seeks an attorney to join its substantial tax, trusts, estates and business practice.  Minimum 3 to 5 years’ law firm or trust counsel experience is required; LLM preferred but other qualified candidates will be considered.  This position requires superior communication, drafting and research skills, with the ability to work both independently and as a team member.  Primary practice areas include estate planning - from basic to sophisticated - estate administration, and income and transfer tax planning, with significant exposure to Delaware trust practice, S corporations, LLCs and business succession planning.  Morris James is consistently rated among the best places to work in Wilmington, providing a collegial atmosphere and excellent staff support.  This position offers unlimited potential for the right person.  Email résumé to: Mary M. Culley, Esquire;

Morris James LLP welcomes resumes for all practice areas from experienced lateral candidates with superior academic skills. We are committed to fostering a collegial work environment where people with diverse views, experiences and backgrounds work together to provide clients with outstanding service.