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Best Lawyers® Recognizes 32 Morris James Attorneys in 33 Practice Areas

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August 15, 2019

Thirty-two Morris James attorneys in 33 practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 edition. Additionally, three of those attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practices, including Keith E. Donovan for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Richard Galperin for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Robert G. Gibbs for Health Care Law. Congratulations to Nicholas J. Caggiano, Lewis C. Ledyard, III, and Michael M. Ledyard 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 2020 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 2020 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

2020 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 

Nicholas J. Caggiano (2020)
Securitization and Structured Finance 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 Healy (2019)
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 

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

Francis J. (“Pete”) Jones, Jr. (2008)
Arbitration
Mediation
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 

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 

Lewis C. Ledyard III (2020)
Commercial Finance Law 

Michael M. Ledyard (2020)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law

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 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.

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