Morris Nichols Promotes Corporate Litigation Attorney Thomas Will to Partner

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Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that corporate and commercial litigator Thomas P. Will has been invited to join the firm partnership, effective January 1, 2023.

“We are all very happy to call Thomas our partner,” said Bill Lafferty, chair of the firm’s executive committee. “It has been a pleasure watching him grow into the excellent young lawyer that he is today, and we are excited about the prospects of a bright future together.”

Thomas’ litigation practice focuses on corporate and commercial disputes before the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court. “Thomas has robust experience litigating M&A cases and handling corporate governance disputes and commercial litigation,” added Bill. “His promotion, along with the recent addition of three former judicial clerks, will enhance Morris Nichols’ market-leading Corporate & Commercial Litigation group.”

Thomas has nearly a decade of experience in Delaware courts, handling challenges to mergers, acquisitions, and other decisions by boards of directors, and litigating complex commercial disputes and statutory proceedings authorized under Delaware’s business statutes. Thomas also advises clients in internal investigations and stockholder derivative demands.

He has been included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in commercial litigation and corporate law.

Thomas joined Morris Nichols in 2014 as a member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial Litigation group. He graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2014, where he served as comments editor of the North Carolina Law Review. He earned his BA in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. 


Recognized as Delaware’s premier law firm, Morris Nichols handles bet-the-company, high-stakes matters in the four key areas of corporate litigation, alternative entities and corporate counseling, bankruptcy and restructuring, and intellectual property litigation. 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.


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