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Morris James’ Corporate and Commercial Litigation Group specializes in providing the highest quality legal services to businesspersons in need of advice or representation in contract disputes, claims for breaches of fiduciary duty, M&A challenges, and summary proceedings under Delaware’s business statutes, including books and records actions, advancement proceedings, and control disputes, among other matters. We also frequently represent directors, officers, special committees, general partners, and managers in a wide range of engagements encompassing transactional, governance, and investigatory matters under Delaware law. We also frequently help significant investors ensure that their interests in Delaware business entities are protected. For more information, please visit the practice specific pages below.

Representative Matters

  • Defense of claims of breach of fiduciary duties by directors arising out of merger and sale of asset transactions
  • Prosecution and defense of class and derivative actions to recover damages for self-dealing
  • Prosecution and defense of books and records actions
  • Prosecution and defense of claims for breach of directors’ fiduciary duties in over-compensating themselves
  • Prosecution and defense of appraisal claims
  • Prosecution and defense of claims for advancement and indemnification
  • Defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims arising out of a proxy contest
  • Dissolution, deadlock and other claims arising out of business disputes

Publications, Rankings and Resources

Morris James' Resource Page includes our blog posts, publications, and podcasts.

Morris James is a recurring author for ALM's Delaware Business Court Insider.

Visit JDSupra to view our firm's publications and blog posts.

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