Morris James represents clients in high-value, high-stakes litigation. We work multi-faceted cases from start to finish against top-tier adversaries with strict focus on achieving our client's business and litigation objectives. We use technology to control costs and manage mega-document cases to develop case management plans that are both effective and efficient.
Our experience is vast, ranging from securities fraud, unfair competition, unfair trade practices, misappropriation of trade secrets, trade defamation, tortious interference with business relationships, fraudulent conveyance, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, and contract-related fraud.
Our attorneys frequently litigate significant cases in all of the Delaware state and federal courts, including the Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware Court of Chancery, Delaware Superior Court, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Our Business Torts Team
The Morris James business torts team is among the most well-respected in Delaware. Our attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA and are listed in Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers®, and Delaware Super Lawyers® for their business litigation skills.
Morris James is also highly regarded among the Delaware bench, as evidenced by the long list of former judges and chancellors who joined the firm, including our current partners former Vice Chancellor John Noble.
The Morris James litigation style is comforting to clients and deeply grounded in facts and court precedent, not hyperbole. We develop trusting, loyal relationships with clients and co-counsel to formulate and execute cohesive litigation strategy. Both clients and competitors respect our reasoned, accurate and focused guidance and counsel.
Morris James maintains the Delaware Business Litigation Report, a blog of all recent, significant Delaware corporate and commercial law decisions.
- August 5, 2019
- March 29, 2019ABA Business Law Section
- October 22, 2018Delaware Today Magazine November 2018
- October 10, 2018
- October 5, 2018
- June 12, 2018
- Lewis Lazarus Moderates Panel Discussion on Minimizing the Risks of Post-Closing Deal Litigation in M & A TransactionsMay 14, 2018
- Meghan A. Adams Participates in a Panel Titled Changes in M&A Litigation—The Migration from Chancery Court to 10b-5 Securitas Class ActionsApril 12, 2018
Latest Blog Posts
- Material Omissions in Proxy Prevent 'Corwin' Dismissal of Challenge to Merger
- Extraordinary Circumstances MAE Allow a Buyer to Break a Bad Deal
- Delaware Rejects Adequate Alternative Forum as an Independent Threshold Consideration for Forum Non Conveniens Applications
- Dismissal of Shareholder Derivative Action on Rule 23.1 Grounds Precludes Relitigation of Different Del. Plaintiffs
- Supreme Court Reverses Chancery's Dell Appraisal Decision
- Be Careful What You Ask For in a Section 225 Case
Delaware Inside & Out
Delaware Business Litigation Report
- August 15, 2019
- Chancery Decides Questions of First Impression Regarding Statutory Claims for Unlawful Dividends and Fraudulent TransfersAugust 5, 2019
- July 18, 2019
- July 3, 2019
- Chancery Enjoins Unfair Merger Orchestrated by Controlling Stockholder Pending Corrective DisclosuresApril 17, 2019
- March 6, 2019
- Chancery Finds Inadequate Disclosure in Connection With a Tender Offer Prevents Dismissal of a Class Action ComplaintDecember 12, 2018
- November 27, 2018
Videos & Podcasts
- February 13, 2019