- 11.03.2021Speaking Engagement
The Practising Law Institute hosts the 53rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation from November 3-5, 2021. The program will be held in-person and via live webcast and feature insights from leading US securities and corporate law practitioners.
- 10.18.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols is a gold sponsor of the sixteenth annual Delaware Trust Conference from October 19 to 20, 2011 in Wilmington, Del. Hosted by the Delaware Bankers Association at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, with live streaming and on-demand sessions, too!
- 09.22.2021Speaking Engagement
Four Morris Nichols partners will attend the conference as committee leaders and speakers, sharing insights on Delaware corporate law and VC/PE developments.
- 09.03.2021Firm News
Morris Nichols will increase the starting salary for first-year associates $175,000 to $190,000.
- 08.25.2021Media Mention
IFLR United States 2021 - The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms again ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in two Delaware tables ranking the top M&A law firms and the leading restructuring and insolvency law firms.
- 08.19.2021Media Mention
The Best Lawyers in America has released its 2022 edition, listing thirty-two attorneys from Morris Nichols. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 66,000 eligible attorneys.
- 08.02.2021Media Mention
Law360 released its list of 2021 Regional Powerhouses, once again naming Morris Nichols among the law firms excelling in the First State.
- 07.29.2021Media Mention
Vault ranked Morris Nichols one of the Best Law Firms in the Mid-Atlantic and one of the Top 150 Law Firms Under 150 in its 2022 US guide.
- 07.26.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols litigator Ryan Stottmann was selected to the 2021 Benchmark Litigation list of top emerging talent in litigation.
- 07.22.2021Media Mention
The 2021 edition of Chambers High Net Worth has again ranked Morris Nichols in Band 1 for Private Wealth Law in Delaware.
- 07.21.2021Firm News
On July 21, 2021, Morris Nichols clients F’real Foods, LLC and Rich Products Corporation obtained an affirmance from the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, upholding a jury verdict and pre- and post-trial rulings on patent infringement and damages against Hamilton Beach Brands and Hershey Creamery.
- 06.30.2021Media Mention
“A force to be reckoned with in Delaware patent litigation,” the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000 again ranks Morris Nichols’ intellectual property group in its highest “gold” tier for Delaware IP law firms.
- 06.30.2021Speaking Engagement
On June 30, Morris Nichols partner Patricia Vella will speak in the session on “Delaware Law & Litigation Developments.”
- 06.23.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols is ranked in the highest tier for Delaware intellectual property law practices. IP litigators Jack Blumenfeld, Karen Jacobs, and Jeremy Tigan are recognized as Delaware “IP Stars.”
- 06.17.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Todd Flubacher will serve as a panelist in the webinar, “Let’s Be Clear! Drafting To Minimize Litigation and Disputes” hosted by The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. EST.
- 06.10.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols was ranked in The Legal 500 US, a nationwide guide to the foremost law firms in the United States.
- 06.03.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Jennifer Ying will speak on “Diversity, Inclusion & Equality in IP: The Current Landscape for Women & Minorities in IP and the Way Forward” at The Women in Law & IP Virtual Summit on June 3, 2021.
- 05.26.2021Media Mention
One dozen Morris Nichols attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2021 Delaware Super Lawyers.
- 05.20.2021Media MentionChambers USA 2021 Again Recognizes Morris Nichols in Band 1 in Four Delaware Practices; 27 Attorneys Named Among Leading Delaware Practitioners
The 2021 edition of Chambers USA has again ranked Morris Nichols in the top tier in four Delaware practice categories.
- 05.20.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partners Tarik Haskins and Tricia Vella will speak on the “Transactional Lessons” session at the Practising Law Institute’s day-long program covering important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and how they impact corporate or legal practice.
- 05.19.2021Media Mention
The M&A Journal recently featured commentary from the 33rd Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute. Morris Nichols partner Bill Lafferty co-chaired the virtual conference in March 2021.
- 05.12.2021Media Mention
Lawdragon 500 recently released its inaugural list of Leading Dealmakers in America. Six Morris Nichols partners were selected for inclusion, comprising one third of the Delaware honorees.
- 05.11.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partners Patricia Vella and Dave Harris will join the Connecticut Bar Association Business Law Section to present an overview of recent Delaware statutory changes and caselaw developments relevant to corporate, LLC and partnership attorneys.
- 05.06.2021Speaking Engagement
The Practising Law Institute presents its annual daylong program on Venture Capital 2021: Nuts and Bolts program. Morris Nichols partner Dan Matthews serves as faculty and will speak in the ethics session, “Crisis Management, Tough Judgment Calls and Legal Ethics Considerations in Representing Emerging Growth Companies.”
- 05.06.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partners Michael Houghton and Donna Culver will join members of Ernst & Young LLP’s Unclaimed Property and Escheat Services practice for a 60-minute webcast addressing the current unclaimed property landscape.
- 05.04.2021Speaking Engagement
Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX) presents, “Busted Deals – How Do Directors Prepare for a Baked Deal that Flops.”
Morris Nichols will host our second annual Virtual Global Networking Event in conjunction with the AIPLA Women in IP Law Committee.
- 05.03.2021Firm News
In April 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court heard arguments on Cigna’s appeal, and on May 3, 2021, affirmed the trial court’s decision and rejected bid for the $1.85 billion termination fee.
- 04.29.2021Speaking Engagement
The program will cover recent developments in navigating the actual and potential conflicts of interest that often surface in M&A transactions when dealing with significant stockholders, boards of directors, senior executives, and investment bankers.
- 04.28.2021Firm News
Morris Nichols serves as lead counsel to Impresa Aerospace, a tier-one supplier to Boeing and other commercial and defense aviation companies. In December 2020, the Delaware Bankruptcy Court approved the going concern sale of Impresa’s business and assets, and on April 28, 2021 confirmed Impresa’s chapter 11 plan.
- 04.28.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Melissa DiVincenzo speaks in a webinar focusing on benefit corporations and corporate governance.
- 04.21.2021Speaking Engagement
The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) hosts its Virtual Annual Spring Meeting from April 12-22, 2021.
- 04.20.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols partner Lou Hering shared his insights from working with mutual fund entities as well as in the PE space.
- 04.19.2021Speaking Engagement
The American Bar Association hosts the Business Law Section virtual spring meeting from April 19-23, 2021. Three Morris Nichols partners will attend the conference as committee leaders and speakers, sharing insights on alternative entities, Delaware corporate law, fiduciary duties, and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
- 04.16.2021Speaking Engagement
UIC John Marshall Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy law hosts its annual IP Master Class, a comprehensive executive seminar series on critical and emerging areas of IP law.
- 04.2021Media Mention
Matt is one of a dozen corporate restructuring lawyers under the age of 40 identified for their outstanding achievements within the prior year.
- 04.15.2021Media Mention
The April 2021 newsletter includes various article contributions from insolvency/bankruptcy practitioners.
- 04.08.2021Speaking Engagement
The Practising Law Institute presents its annual day-long program on Venture Capital 2021: Nuts and Bolts. Morris Nichols partner Jeff Wolters serves as faculty and will speak in the closing session, “Crisis Management, Tough Judgment Calls and Legal Ethics Considerations in Representing Emerging Growth Companies.”
- 03.31.2021Speaking Engagement
The Practising Law Institute hosts a two-day webcast on commercial real estate financing. Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins will speak on, "Delaware Law for Real Estate Lawyers" on March 31, 2021 at 10:00am EDT.
- 03.29.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Todd Flubacher will co-present with Cynthia D.M. Brown of Commonwealth Trust Company in the first session on "Discretionary Decision-Making."
- 03.24.2021Media Mention
Law360 Pulse recently spoke with leaders of the Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program about their continuing work to support wellbeing and mental health in the legal profession, and the impact of heightened stressors due to the pandemic. “This is not new to the legal industry,” said Morris Nichols partner RJ Scaggs who chairs the DSBA Lawyers Assistance Committee. “It was something people kind of didn’t talk about,” he told Law360 Pulse. “It is a very serious problem in our industry.”
- 03.19.2021Speaking Engagement
The ABA Section of Litigation Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation Committee will host a roundtable on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET.
- 03.12.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols uniquely appeared on rankings for both the defendants’ and plaintiffs’ side, as it has in previous years. Partner Michael Flynn attributed the firm’s achievement to its focus on work in Delaware, serving both clients and co-counsel alike.
- 03.11.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols retains its status as a top patent litigation law firm in Lex Machina’s 2021 Patent Litigation Report released today. This data-driven annual review looks at federal district court trends to glean insights into courts, judges, parties, and law firm activities.
- 03.11.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Bill Lafferty serves as co-chair of Tulane University Law School’s 33rd Annual Corporate Law Institute.
- 03.11.2021Speaking Engagement
Legal analytics pioneer Lex Machina will host a live webcast unveiling its latest 2021 Patent Litigation Report. Morris Nichols partner Michael Flynn will join as a speaker in the 30-minute session.
- 03.03.2021Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols’ partner Melissa DiVincenzo will serve as a panelist at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) program, "Doing Deals 2021: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice."
- 02.10.2021Media Mention
Law360 Pulse recently asked a group of Delaware attorneys, recent law school graduates, and mentors how they have navigated the pandemic-related challenges to starting a legal career. Morris Nichols partner Jason Russell and law clerk Catherine Butchy shared their insights.
- 02.05.2021Speaking Engagement
Mike Houghton will speak on the Delaware economy, DEFAC and its mission, and his personal leadership experiences in various positions both in Delaware and on the national stage.
- 02.01.2021Firm NewsNew Morris Nichols Brand Conveys Continued Focus on Complex Delaware Business Law, Innovation on Ground-Breaking Legal Issues
Morris Nichols is proud to reveal our new visual identity, presenting a modern aesthetic that pays respect to the firm’s Delaware roots while also recognizing the firm’s position at the forefront of Delaware business law.
- 01.22.2021Media Mention
Morris Nichols partner Bill Lafferty spoke with Law360 about his 30-year career working in Delaware, ingredients for success, and potential trends on the horizon.
- 01.21.2021Speaking Engagement
The Practising Law Institute will hold its annual two-day conference on mergers and acquisitions live via webcast from January 21 to 22, 2021. Morris Nichols partners Patricia Vella and Melissa DiVincenzo will offer Delaware perspective as program faculty.
- 01.20.2021Media Mention
Bill Lafferty spoke with Law360 about what the leadership role means to him, responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and initiatives to continue the firm’s success.
- 01.19.2021Firm News
Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that William M. Lafferty has been elected chair of the Delaware law firm’s Executive Committee.
Morris Nichols will participate in the 2021 Delaware Minority Job Fair for second- and third-Year Law Students, to be held virtually on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
- 01.07.2021Speaking Engagement
- 12.16.2020Speaking Engagement
Jason Russell will co-facilitate the upcoming UPPO Industry Focus Conference Call for Securities.
- 12.11.2020Firm News
The firm proudly supports the Delaware Community Foundation’s COVID Response Fund, an organization dedicated to distributing charitable donations to a variety of organizations throughout Delaware.
- 12.09.2020Firm News
Morris Nichols is pleased to announce eleven law clerks employed by the firm were each issued a Certified Limited Practice License* (CLPL) by the Delaware Supreme Court this week.
Morris Nichols teams with the KPMG National Unclaimed Property practice for a 60-minute unclaimed property webcast.
- 12.04.2020Firm News
Morris Nichols is proud to support the Delaware Minority Job Fair Committee (DMJF) of the Delaware State Bar Association.
- 11.17.2020Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols and Ryan LLC discuss the current unclaimed property litigation, audit, and voluntary compliance landscape and potential winds of change that will likely carry over into 2021 and beyond.
- 11.17.2020Speaking Engagement
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- 11.11.2020Speaking Engagement
- 11.05.2020Firm NewsMorris Nichols Ranked in Twenty-Six Practice Areas in 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
Morris Nichols was selected for inclusion in a range of Delaware business law areas, listed below, as well as a national tier for “Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions.” The rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, survey responses, and peer review.
- 11.05.2020Speaking Engagement
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- 10.29.2020Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins joins a panel of Delaware practitioners in a roundtable with the Honorable Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware, highlighting career opportunities in Delaware for law students with diverse skills and experiences.
- 10.28.2020Speaking Engagement
Matt Harvey speaks on “How COVID-19 Has Affected the Restructuring Industry” at the Turnaround Management Association annual NextGen conference.
- 10.26.2020Firm News
Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that commercial and alternative entities attorney Sara Gelsinger has been invited to become a partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2021.
- 10.08.2020Speaking Engagement
Morris Nichols attorney Kyle Pinder joins the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance as part of their quarterly webinar series.
- 10.07.2020Speaking Engagement
- 10.05.2020Firm News
In cooperation with the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Morris Nichols will host a virtual gathering of Delaware-area women in IP as part of the 2020 AIPLA Women in Intellectual Property Law Global Networking Event on September 30, 2020.