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New Partner K. Tyler O’Connell Joins Corporate and Corporate and Business Law Groups

May 10, 2017

o'connellMorris James LLP is pleased to announce that K. Tyler O’Connell has joined the firm effective May 10, 2017 as a partner in its corporate and business law groups. His practice will focus on alternative entities, corporate and fiduciary litigation and corporate governance counseling.

Mr. O’Connell has over ten years of experience representing parties in the Delaware Court of Chancery in disputes over the ownership, control, and management of Delaware business entities, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. He also has significant experience in commercial litigation matters in Delaware’s state and federal courts, including representing parties in the Complex Commercial Litigation Division of the Delaware Superior Court and in proceedings before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

Managing Partner, David Williams, said of Mr.  O’Connell, “We are excited to bring an experienced attorney into our Corporate and Business Law groups. His experience in both the Delaware Court of Chancery and the CCLD of the Delaware Superior Court makes him a great addition to our firm.”

Mr. O’Connell is active in the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section and is the current Vice Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee’s Subcommittee on the Governance of Financially Distressed Entities.  He also is the past Chair of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee’s Subcommittee on Corporate Counseling and Litigation. Mr. O’Connell graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2003, cum laude and received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Davidson College in 2000, cum laude. He can be reached at 302.888.6892 or at toconnell@morrisjames.com.