Morris Nichols Associates Admitted to Practice in Delaware

12.14.2016
Firm News

Wilmington, DE (December 14, 2016) - Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce nine attorneys were sworn-in to the Delaware bar on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.

“We are pleased to congratulate these talented individuals and welcome them to the Morris Nichols team,” said hiring partner Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky. “The stellar academic background and diverse experience of each new attorney will be integral to the continued growth and success of the firm.”

Morris Nichols Associates Sworn-In December 2016 (in alphabetical order):

  • Jose F. Bibiloni joins the Business Reorganization & Restructuring group.  Jose earned his J.D. (2016) Order of the Coif, from Temple University, Beasley School of Law; and B.A. (2011) magna cum laude in history and international affairs from The Florida State University. 
  • Thomas J. Cheeseman joins the Delaware Corporate Counseling group.  Thomas earned his J.D. (2016) from Vanderbilt University Law School; and B.A. (2012) in economics, with minors in mathematics and history from Hamilton College.
  • Coleen W. Hill joins the Corporate & Business Litigation group.  Coleen earned her J.D. (2016) cum laude from Villanova University School of Law; and B.S. (2013) summa cum laude in animal science from Southern Illinois University.
  • Steven D. Melzer joins the Commercial Law Counseling group.  Steven earned his J.D. (2016) magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School; and B.A. (2013) summa cum laude in political science - law and justice from North Carolina State University.
  • Daniel T. Menken joins the Corporate & Business Litigation group.  Dan earned his J.D. (2016) from Wake Forest University School of Law; and B.A. (2011) in history and philosophy from Colgate University.
  • Jason Z. Miller joins the Corporate & Business Litigation group.  Jason earned his J.D. (2016) magna cum laude from Temple University, Beasley School of Law; and B.B.A. (2010) cum laude in risk management & insurance and legal studies from Temple University.
  • Sean M. Sullivan joins the Commercial Law Counseling group.  Sean earned his J.D. (2016) from the University of Virginia School of Law; and B.A. (2012) cum laude in political science from the University of Alabama.
  • Matthew O. Talmo joins the Business Reorganization & Restructuring group.  Matt earned his J.D. (2016) cum laude from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; and B.A. (2012) in political science, with a minor in history from the University of Delaware.
  • Donald W. Van Buren, Jr. joins the Delaware Corporate Counseling group.  Don earned his J.D. (2016) summa cum laude, Order of the Coif from Villanova University School of Law; and B.S. (2013) with highest distinction in management information systems, with a minor in legal environment of business from The Pennsylvania State University.

In addition to this news, attorney Andrew Roth-Moore joined Morris Nichols as an associate after completing a judicial clerkship and Michele La Rosa rejoined the firm. Both were previously admitted to the Delaware bar.

  • Andrew J. Roth-Moore joins the Business Reorganization & Restructuring group.  Prior to joining Morris Nichols, he served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Laurie S. Silverstein, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  Andrew earned his LL.M. (2013) in bankruptcy from St. John’s University School of Law; J.D. (2012) from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law; and B.S. (2008) in business finance from the University of Colorado.
  • Michele L. La Rosa rejoins the Commercial Law Counseling group.  Michele earned her J.D. (2005) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; certificate in business and public policy (2005) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and B.A. (2001) economics from Haverford College.

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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