Complex Commercial Litigation


Morris Nichols offers a broad range of complex commercial litigation services to national and international corporate clients, as well as Delaware businesses. Our lawyers regularly appear before all of the major Delaware state and federal trial and appellate courts, local boards, and administrative agencies.

We advocate on behalf of clients that represent a cross-section of the Fortune 500 - from those in energy, finance, telecommunications, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals to manufacturing, media, retail, and transportation. We represent them in connection with virtually every type of commercial dispute including claims for breaches of supply agreements, non-competition agreements, asset purchase agreements, and other breach of contract actions.


  • Media Mention, 06.12.2024

    In the 2024 edition, Morris Nichols again appears in two Legal 500 practice categories for M&A litigation defense and Delaware counsel. Nineteen Morris Nichols attorneys are mentioned in the editorial for their work in M&A litigation and Delaware corporate and commercial law.


  • Article, Weil Private Equity Sponsor Sync newsletter, Spring 2024

    Bill Lafferty and Eric Klinger-Wilensky co-authored an article on recent Delaware law updates.

  • Article, Reuters Legal News and Westlaw Today, 08.08.2022

    In 1999, the Delaware Legislature enacted 8 Del. C. § 111for the purpose of extending the Delaware Court of Chancery’s jurisdiction to disputes arising from the application, interpretation, enforcement, or validity of the certificate of incorporation and bylaws of a Delaware corporation.

  • Client Alert, 04.16.2020

    As COVID-19 continues to affect the legal community and the world in various ways, Delaware courts and state agencies have issued orders concerning COVID-19 measures. Here, we have consolidated key Delaware law resources on the unfolding situation. Our attorneys are committed to serving our clients through this challenging time.

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Litigation Suite

The Morris Nichols Litigation Suite for visiting counsel features over 4,000+ sq. ft. of state-of- the-art technology. Your legal team will benefit from both individual offices that provide comfortable space for confidential matters as well as over-sized multi-purpose rooms which afford a collaborative war-room environment when necessary. MORE

Ranked Tier 1 in Chancery

Chambers recognizes Morris Nichols as “a preeminent firm with a high level of experience and expertise across a range of commercial disputes. Praised by market sources for its work in lawsuits concerning M&A, takeover battles and proxy contests, among other matters.”MORE

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