Morris Nichols provides cutting edge transactional advice to national, international and local clients. Our lawyers excel at complex, innovative transactions — matters that include mergers, asset acquisitions and sales; joint ventures; financing and leasing, including structured financing; bankruptcy-related deals; as well as the structuring of commercial contracts of every kind. Morris Nichols is the first choice as local counsel for complex Delaware law issues involved in such transactions.
Our market leading experience is recognized by clients who routinely turn to us to provide third-party legal opinions on a variety of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; cross-border deals; securities offerings; transactions involving Delaware trusts; and a broad range of financings.
We regularly advise banking and financial services clients contemplating a deal in Delaware. Our lawyers helped draft the Financial Center Development Act; legislation that resulted in Delaware’s prominence as a national banking center. As a result, we have organized numerous banks and trust companies in the state and have represented banking clients in several major transactions, including the merger of J.P. Morgan and Chase.
We counsel clients on a broad range of commercial contracting matters. Our lawyers help clients with contracts of all types and across virtually every industry, including contracts governed by the Uniform Commercial Code.
- Firm News, 12.09.2020
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 Ranked in Twenty-Six Practice Areas in 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”Firm News, 11.05.2020
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.
- Firm News, 08.20.2020
Thirty-one Morris Nichols attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 67,000 eligible attorneys.
- Client Alert, 01.21.2016
New rules for partnership tax audits (the “New Rules”) were adopted that may require changes to the governing documents of existing and future partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities taxed as partnerships for federal income tax purposes.