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Delaware Economic Summit Speakers To Include Partners Gretchen S. Knight, Francis “Pete” J. Jones, Jr. and James H. McMackin III

March 13, 2014

The Delaware Economic Summit will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 through Friday, May 2, 2014 at the new Wilmington Westin Hotel on the Riverfront. Throughout the week, the Delaware Economic Summit will host sixteen educational sessions and four keynote lunch speakers. The mission for this Summit is to create an exciting and engaging event by providing an outlet for Delawareans to learn and discuss financially related topics with local experts.

Morris James LLP is a feature sponsor of this first forum of its kind in Delaware, presented by the private sector, in an effort to offer relevant education to fellow business owners and consumers. The Delaware Economic Summit has pulled some of the best local talent to share their perspective and knowledge with those interested in learning more about applicable Delaware economic topics.  “Morris James is pleased to sponsor and participate in this ground-breaking event for Delaware’s Business Community,” commented David H. Williams, the firm’s Managing Partner and Chair of its Employment & Education Group.

James H. McMackin III will present “How to Avoid the Common and Expensive Pitfalls Employers Make When Hiring and Managing Their Workforce.”  Jim focuses his practice on Employment, Government Relations and Education.

Gretchen S. Knight will present “Estate Planning: How to Plan for the Unexpected.”  Gretchen has focused her practice on Family Law for more than twenty years.

Francis “Pete” J. Jones, Jr. will present “Insuring Your Personal Assets.”  Pete has over 25 years of experience litigating plaintiffs' personal injury matters.