Best Lawyers® Recognizes Thirty Morris James Attorneys in Thirty-two Practice Areas

Thirty Morris James attorneys in thirty-two practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition. Additionally, three of those attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practices, including David H. Williams for Education Law, Employment Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment, Richard Galperin for Healthcare Law, Medical Malpractice - Defendants, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and John M. Bloxom, IV for Real Estate. Congratulations to Kenneth L. Dorsney, Shannon S. Frazier, Kevin G. Healy, Eric J. Monzo, John H. Newcomer, Jr., K. Tyler O’Connell and Jill Spevack Di Sciullo for being recognized for the first time.

For over 30 years, Best Lawyers® has been regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The 2019 Best Lawyers® list is based on an extensive national survey involving over 5.5 million detailed evaluations of leading lawyers by their peers.

The Morris James attorneys listed in the 2019 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

2019 Best Lawyers
(Date indicates first year of inception) 

Eugene H. Bayard (2015)
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

John M. Bloxom, IV (2010)
Real Estate Law

Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mary M. Culley (2008)
Elder Law

Jill Spevack Di Sciullo (2019)
Family Law

Keith E. Donovan (2009)
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Kenneth L. Dorsney (2019)
Litigation – Patent

Brett D. Fallon (2017)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Shannon S. Frazier (2019)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law

James J. Gallagher, II (2018)
Elder Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates 

Richard Galperin (2005)
Health Care Law
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Robert G. Gibbs (2018)
Health Care Law

Kevin G. Healy (2019)
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Richard K. Herrmann (2003)
Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
Information Technology Law
Technology Law

Francis J. Jones, Jr. (2008)
Arbitration
Mediation
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Jason C. Jowers (2017)
Corporate Law

Gretchen S. Knight (2007)
Family Law

Carl N. Kunz, III (2013)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Privacy and Data Security Law

Lewis H. Lazarus (2006) 
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mary B. Matterer (2009)
Insurance Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property

James H. McMackin, III (2018)
Education Law

Edward M. McNally (2005)
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Stephen M. Miller (2013)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Eric J. Monzo (2019)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

John H. Newcomer (2019)
Real Estate Law

Tyler O’Connell (2019)
Commercial Litigation

Dennis L. Schrader (2018)
Government Relations Practice
Real Estate Law

Bruce W. Tigani (2011) 
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Charles H. Toliver, IV (2018)
Arbitration
Family Law Arbitration
Mediation

David H. Williams (2007) 
Education Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

About Morris James LLP 

For over 85 years, Morris James has been serving the needs of its clients such as Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, government agencies, law firms, and our community.  With over 70 lawyers and six offices, our attorneys work together across legal disciplines and use the depth of their collective knowledge of Delaware law with our daily experiences in Delaware courts to provide clients with creative solutions and outstanding service.