Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Morris Nichols Band 1 in Four Delaware Practices; 24 Morris Nichols Attorneys Recognized Among Leading Delaware Practitioners

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Wilmington, DE (April 23, 2020) - Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP appears in the top tier in four Delaware practice categories in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business released today.

The prestigious Chambers guide has consistently ranked Morris Nichols as a Band 1 law firm for Delaware Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate M&A & Alternative Entities, and Intellectual Property services.

Chambers sources including firm clients and market commentators praise Morris Nichols as:

  • “The gold standard in Delaware”
  • “Very easy to work with and very knowledgeable”
  • “They anticipate many of the logistical and legal issues likely to arise because of their background and experience.”

Editorial coverage from Chambers researchers characterize Morris Nichols as a “preeminent firm” with a “deep bench” and praise its practitioners’ “significant experience in both lead and co-counsel roles.” Twenty-four Morris Nichols attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field in Delaware, accounting for nearly one-third of the firm’s talented lawyers.

Morris Nichols Attorneys in Chambers USA by Practice Area:


  • Derek C. Abbott
  • Robert J. Dehney
  • Curtis S. Miller
  • Andrew R. Remming
  • Eric D. Schwartz


  • Jon E. Abramczyk
  • S. Mark Hurd
  • William M. Lafferty
  • Mac Measley
  • Kenneth J. Nachbar
  • Judson Scaggs, Jr.
  • Susan Wood Waesco

Corporate/M&A & Alternative Entities

  • Tarik J. Haskins
  • Louis G. Hering
  • Andrew M. Johnston
  • Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky
  • Patricia O. Vella
  • Jeffrey R. Wolters

Intellectual Property

  • Jack B. Blumenfeld
  • Michael J. Flynn
  • Karen Jacobs
  • Rodger D. Smith II
  • Jeremy A. Tigan

Real Estate

  • Katherine H. Betterly 

About Chambers USA

Chambers USA ranks the leading law firms and attorneys in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the United States.  The rankings are based on client and peer-review interviews and research.  The guide is widely referred to by industry-leading companies, organizations, and law firms.

About Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Morris Nichols combines a broad national practice of corporate, intellectual property, business reorganization and restructuring, commercial law and litigation with a general business, tax, estate planning and real estate practice within the State of Delaware. The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community. Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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