Shareholder Class & Derivative LitigationPDF
As shapers of Delaware corporate law, clients and counsel routinely turn to us to handle their most complex and sophisticated corporate disputes, including shareholder class and derivative cases before the Delaware Court of Chancery.
We have a distinguished track record in representing boards of directors, special committees and acquirors in shareholder class and derivative actions challenging mergers, acquisitions, going private transactions, and other disputes involving Delaware corporations, master limited partnerships, limited liability corporations, and other alternative entities.
- Media Mention, 11.03.2022
Morris Nichols was selected for inclusion in a range of Delaware business law categories including corporate law and transactions; bankruptcy and reorganizations; and M&A, IP and patent litigation.
- Media Mention, 08.18.2022
The Best Lawyers in America has released its 2023 edition, listing 35 attorneys from Morris Nichols. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 71,000 eligible attorneys.
- Media Mention, 07.22.2022
John DiTomo offers insight on Delaware cases to watch in the second half of 2022.
- Media Mention, 11.04.2021
The 2022 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ranks Delaware law firm Morris Nichols in 25 areas.
- Media Mention, 08.19.2021
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.
- Media Mention, 07.26.2021
Morris Nichols litigator Ryan Stottmann was selected to the 2021 Benchmark Litigation list of top emerging talent in litigation.
- 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, 10.05.2020
- 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.
- Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Morris Nichols Band 1 in Four Delaware Practices; 24 Morris Nichols Attorneys Recognized Among Leading Delaware PractitionersFirm News, 04.23.2020
- Publication, March 2023
Morris Nichols’ M&A Checklist summarizes key cases decided by the Delaware courts. Now updated for 2023 and available in PDF format, it is an essential tool for M&A dealmakers.
- Article, Reuters Legal News and Westlaw Today, 03.22.2022
The Delaware Supreme Court’s 2021 decision in Brookfield Asset Mgmt., Inc. v. Rosson helped clarify whether stockholders’ financial and voting rights, diluted through a transaction with a controlling stockholder, constituted direct or derivative claims.
- Delaware Supreme Court Rules on “Necessary and Essential” Condition for LP Books and Records DemandsClient Alert, 08.13.2020
The Delaware Supreme Court recently decided the case of Murfey v. WHC Ventures, LLC, No. 294, 2019 (Del. July 13, 2020), which involved a dispute over whether the plaintiff limited partners were entitled to certain books and records under the partnership agreement in question.
- 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.
- Jon E. Abramczyk
- Thomas W. Briggs Jr.
- Megan Ward Cascio
- Matthew R. Clark
- Kevin M. Coen
- Alexandra M. Cumings
- John P. DiTomo
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- Alec Hoeschel
- S. Mark Hurd
- William M. Lafferty
- D. McKinley (Mac) Measley
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- Elizabeth A. Mullin
- Kenneth J. Nachbar
- Lauren K. Neal
- Stephanie H. Saran Rudolph
- R. Judson Scaggs, Jr.
- Ryan D. Stottmann
- David J. Teklits
- Rachel R. Tunney
- Susan W. Waesco
- Thomas P. Will