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Since 1930, Morris Nichols lawyers have shaped the business-friendly legislation that now applies to more than half of the world’s largest corporations and a half-million other organizations formed in Delaware.  We continue that tradition today, crafting the statutes the Delaware courts interpret and litigating the cases that shape the common law. 

Our lawyers have served as members of the judiciary, presidents of the State Bar Association, and chairs of statutory drafting committees. Morris Nichols lawyers are members of the council that drafts and considers amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law. Partners serve on the Delaware Court of Chancery Rules Committee, the Delaware Supreme Court Rules Committee, and US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Local Rules Committee. Morris Nichols alumni include four former Chancellors of the Court of Chancery, a former member of the Delaware Supreme Court, a current member of the Delaware Superior Court, and a current member of the US District Court for the District of Delaware.

  • Award Icon - Chambers

    Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Recognizes Morris Nichols in Band 1 for Delaware Bankruptcy, Chancery, Corporate/M&A & Alternative Entities, Intellectual Property and Private Wealth Law

  • Award Icon - Law360

    Recognized as a Law360 Delaware Regional Powerhouse in 2019 and 2018

  • Award Icon - Legal 500

    Recognized in 2020 by The Legal 500 for M&A litigation and M&A/corporate and commercial.

  • Award Icon - Best Lawyers

    31 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021

  • Award Icon - Super Lawyers

    14 Morris Nichols Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2020 Delaware Super Lawyers

  • Award Icon - Benchmark

    Ranked by Benchmark Litigation in top band for Delaware law firms

  • Award Icon - IAM Patent 1000

    Ranked a “Gold” IP law firm by Intellectual Asset Management in its IAM Patent 1000

  • Award Icon - Global Restructuring Review

    Listed among Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 100 list of top law firms for cross-border insolvency and restructuring

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