Alternative Dispute Resolution

Morris Nichols offers in-depth experience aimed at best achieving our clients’ goals, whether through traditional litigation or ADR.

Morris Nichols offers a wide-range of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services.  Firm attorneys handle a full range of commercial and investor disputes and regularly work across practice groups to offer solutions to clients through arbitration and mediation.

One of the Corporate and Business Litigation Group’s partners was part of a small group in Delaware actively involved in the creation of Delaware’s recently-enacted Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act.  Morris Nichols attorneys also have extensive experience drafting arbitration agreements and litigating arbitration proceedings involving a wide range of commercial disputes, including joint ventures, shareholder disputes, mergers & acquisitions, partnership and limited liability company disputes and earn-out disputes. Morris Nichols attorneys regularly appear in arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and other private arbitration organizations and also serve as experts on matters of Delaware law before national and international arbitration panels.  Morris Nichols attorneys also regularly participate in mediations on behalf of clients. 

The Delaware Court of Chancery and Superior Court are recognized as among the premier business courts in the country and, together with the Delaware District and Bankruptcy Courts, offer access to ADR procedures and flexibility in approach, including the cost-effective approach of appointing a sitting Court of Chancery judge to mediate a dispute pending in the Court of Chancery.  In addition, the Delaware Uniform Arbitration Act (DUAA) offers litigants a means of enforcing private arbitration agreements and appointing arbitrators.  Morris Nichols attorneys have extensive experience advising clients about and participating in ADR under the DUAA and before the Delaware state and federal courts.

Attorneys

Kevin M. Coen

Kevin M. Coen

Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9301
kcoen@mnat.com
Corporate & Business Litigation

John P. DiTomo

John P. DiTomo

Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9329
jditomo@mnat.com
Corporate & Business Litigation

Thomas C. Grimm

Thomas C. Grimm

Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9595
tgrimm@mnat.com
Intellectual Property Litigation

S. Mark Hurd

S. Mark Hurd

Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9354
shurd@mnat.com
Corporate & Business Litigation

Donald E. Reid

Donald E. Reid

Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9219
dreid@mnat.com
Corporate & Business Litigation

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