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Morris Nichols Elects Susan Wood Waesco and Kevin Coen as Partners

Wilmington, DE (January 3, 2014) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Susan Wood Waesco and Kevin Coen have been elected partners effective January 1, 2014. Rick Alexander, Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee, made the announcement.

Susan Wood Waesco joined Morris Nichols in 2002 and is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business Litigation Group.  Her practice focuses on proceedings in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court arising under the Delaware General Corporation Law, including litigation involving corporate mergers and acquisitions and shareholder class and derivative actions.  Susan also represents national and regional clients in complex business disputes pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, and the Delaware District Court. Susan is a 1998 graduate of The University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Associate Editor, and Note Editor, of University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Kevin M. Coen joined Morris Nichols in 2005 and is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business Litigation Group.  His practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and appellate practice in the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, including multiple trials in class and derivative actions challenging mergers, acquisitions and other decisions by boards of directors. Kevin also represents national and regional clients in complex business disputes pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, and the Delaware District Court.  Kevin is a 2005 graduate magna cum laude of Villanova University School of Law, where he served as Associate Editor for Villanova Law Review and was elected to Order of the Coif.