Jason’s practice focuses on limited liability company, partnership (including master limited partnerships (MLPs)) and statutory trust law.

Jason represents clients in a broad range of commercial matters, including mergers, asset acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and bankruptcy related transactions, and prepares Delaware legal opinions in connection with these matters. Jason has also worked extensively in bank regulatory matters and unclaimed property audits, compliance and voluntary disclosure programs.

Jason regularly represents private equity, hedge fund and mutual fund companies that organize investment funds as Delaware limited partnerships, limited liability companies and/or statutory trusts and assists these companies with other Delaware law matters. He has also advised numerous bank and other financial institutions with the organization, acquisition and disposition of banks and trust companies, including limited purpose trust companies. Jason helps clients resolve issues and accomplish transactions in a wide range of other commercial settings, including serving as Delaware counsel to MLPs. He drafts and negotiates credit and security documents; merger, asset sale and stock sale documents; and general commercial contracts. In connection with all of these types of matters, Jason has extensive experience in preparing Delaware legal opinions and has developed a focus in preparing legal opinions for new market tax credit transactions.

As outside counsel, Jason has advised dozens of companies, including many Fortune 500 companies, in connection with unclaimed property issues. He has represented clients across a broad range of industries in audits, voluntary disclosure programs and compliance matters.

Jason the former chair of Morris Nichols’ Recruiting Committee.

News & Insights

  • Media Mention, The Legal 500 US, 06.12.2024

    In the 2024 edition, Morris Nichols again appears in two Legal 500 practice categories for M&A litigation defense and Delaware counsel. Nineteen Morris Nichols attorneys are mentioned in the editorial for their work in M&A litigation and Delaware corporate and commercial law.

Honors & Recognitions

The Legal 500 US, Next Generation Lawyer in M&A commercial Delaware counsel, since 2019

The Best Lawyers in America, listed for Delaware business organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), 2024

Delaware Business Times, named to 40 Under 40 achievers and innovators, 2018

Professional & Civic

American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Associations, Legal Opinion Committee)

Boys & Girls Club of Delaware, Wilmington Unit (Board Member, 2008-2012)

Delaware State Bar Association (Commercial Law Section, Former Chair)

Sanford School (Member, Board of Trustees, 2019-present)


  • Extern to the Honorable Kent A. Jordan, US District Court for the District of Delaware, 2007


Villanova University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2007
Villanova Law Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Symposium Editor, 2006-2007; Staff Member, 2005-2006

University of Delaware, BSBA, Finance and Economics, cum laude, 2002


  • Delaware, 2007

In 2018, Jason was named one of the Delaware Business Times 40 Under 40 achievers and innovators in Delaware.

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