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32 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

Wilmington, DE (August 15, 2017) – Thirty-two attorneys from Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 83,000 eligible attorneys.

Six firm attorneys earned “Lawyer of the Year” designations (noted with an asterisk below). This recognition is awarded to the individual attorney with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific location and practice area.

Morris Nichols Attorney Recognitions in Best Lawyers, Wilmington, DE and practice area:

  • Derek C. Abbott – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy*
  • Jon E. Abramczyk – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law
  • Frederick H. Alexander – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law*
  • Jack B. Blumenfeld – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent
  • Thomas W. Briggs, Jr. – Litigation-Trusts and Estates
  • Donna L. Culver – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Robert J. Dehney – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Todd A. Flubacher – Litigation-Trusts and Estates*, Trusts and Estates
  • Mary B. Graham – Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law
  • Thomas C. Grimm – Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Trademark Law
  • David A. Harris – Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
  • Louis G. Hering – Corporate Law
  • Michael Houghton – Administrative/Regulatory Law*, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Government Relations Practice
  • S. Mark Hurd – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Donald Nelson Isken – Real Estate Law
  • Karen Jacobs – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent
  • Andrew M. Johnston – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law 
  • Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • William M. Lafferty – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions*
  • Kenneth J. Nachbar – Bet-the-Company Litigation*, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Securities 
  • Maryellen Noreika – Litigation-Patent, Patent Law 
  • Donald F. Parsons, Jr. – Arbitration, Mediation
  • Thomas R. Pulsifer – Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Donald E. Reid – Commercial Litigation
  • R. Judson Scaggs, Jr. – Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Environmental
  • Rodger D. Smith, II – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent
  • A. Gilchrist Sparks, III – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • David J. Teklits – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law
  • Patricia O. Vella – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law 
  • Susan Wood Waesco – Corporate Law
  • Gregory W. Werkheiser – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Jeffrey R. Wolters – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

About The Best Lawyers in America®

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.  For the 2017 edition, eligible attorneys cast 7.3 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specific practice areas.

About Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Morris Nichols combines a broad national practice of corporate, intellectual property, business reorganization and restructuring, commercial law and litigation with a general business, tax, estate planning and real estate practice within the State of Delaware.  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.  Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.