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Business Litigation

Morris James' attorneys regularly go to trial in every court in Delaware. We apply our comprehensive business and industry knowledge to tactical advocacy to solve the problem at hand and provide recommendations for avoiding future risks. Our clients have confidence in us when dealing with complex cases significant to their businesses. For each matter where it is engaged, Morris James will complete an early case assessment.  This includes reviewing the merits of a client's substantive position, the potential cost of each stage of the litigation, and coordinating these considerations to develop the client's ultimate goal in the litigation. Those goals may be a determined persistence and judgment for the defense, aggressive damage recovery, injunctive relief, expedited resolution, or a fair settlement. Morris James also has an extensive jury trial practice.

Our attorneys bring a wide range of experience to every case they handle. In the past, we have represented clients in the healthcare, insurance, financial services, automotive, and pharmaceutical, amongother industries. Drawing from the strengths and experience of our litigators, Morris James LLP has proven records of success in many areas of dispute resolution, including:

  • Alternative Entities
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Counseling
  • eDiscovery
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Healthcare Industry Team
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Land Use
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Special Committee Representation

Working for Your Business

With several trial attorneys who have over twenty-five years of experience, more junior partners with first-chair experience, and an extensive support staff, Morris James has the capability to handle large matters with a focused approach. Morris James utilizes an extensive private database and a system of litigation management that includes court specific experience, eDiscovery coordination, and Alternative Fee Arrangements. This has led to our extensive client and law firm relationships.

We have been named a Go-To- Law Firm for country’s top 500 companies. Our attorneys responsible for each of our litigation matters are listed as leading Delaware attorneys in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Firms and Attorneys, Delaware Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers®, and are AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. They serve on court-appointed committees for the Federal District Court of Delaware, Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware Court of Chancery, and Delaware Superior Court.  Morris James’ qualifications are recognized not just by outside rating agencies, but by its clients and non-Delaware law firms, who repeatedly select Morris James to try cases in Delaware.

Building Relationships with Top Businesses

Morris James works hard to build relationships with its clients. As Chambers USA – America’s Leading Firms and Attorneys reports, “It’s all about getting results for its clients.” Morris James lawyers produce “high-quality work product,” use “efficient and effective methods,” strike “the right balance between efficiency and deliberation” and “tend to think beyond the law, utilizing their business awareness to provide innovative ideas.” They also say that “The lawyers are always accessible, responsive and easy to work with.”

We value the many long-term relationships that have developed between our corporate clients and key staff members — they are integral to our ongoing mutual success. The more we get to know our clients’ businesses and their needs, the better equipped we are to provide informed counsel in both strategic planning matters and crisis situations. 

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