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Tax, Trusts and Business Practice Attorney

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ law firm experience.

Tax, Estates & Business Practice Group – Morris James LLP seeks an experienced attorney to join its multidisciplinary tax, trusts, and business practice based in Wilmington, Delaware. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ law firm experience with a focus in one or more of the following practice areas: Taxation, Business Planning & Transactions, and Trust & Estate Planning/Administration. Candidates admitted to practice in Delaware are preferred, but other qualified candidates willing to sit for the Delaware bar will be considered. An LL.M. in Taxation is a plus.

This position offers unlimited potential to the successful candidate and, commensurate with experience, the opportunity to work directly with clients from the outset. Superior communication, drafting, and research skills are required, with the ability to work both independently and as a team member. 

With the group’s broad-based business, tax, and trust & estates practice at its core, the focus is to deliver a coordinated and comprehensive approach to the representation of regionally based closely-held businesses and individuals. Among the planning and transactional aspects of the practice are strategic business & succession planning, tax planning & controversies, stock & asset acquisitions including private equity transactions, wealth transfer & estate planning including dynasty and other “Delaware Advantage” trusts, estate & trust administration, and structuring of corporations & alternative entities.

Morris James is consistently rated among the best places to work in Wilmington, providing a collegial atmosphere and excellent staff support. This position offers attractive benefits, bonus opportunities, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and document drafting and writing samples to Albert J. Carroll at

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