Tarik J. Haskins

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Tarik’s practice covers a range of commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, secured financings, joint ventures, securitization and business counseling. Tarik also provides alternative-entity related advice in the context of transaction and alternative entity litigation.

Tarik also focuses on organizational and operational issues related to limited liability companies, limited partnerships and statutory trusts. In addition, he regularly represents sponsors and conflicts committees of master limited partnerships (“MLPs”).

He is involved in the preparation of third-party legal opinions in connection with a range of transactional matters, and he regularly counsels other attorneys domestically and internationally on matters relating to Delaware partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts. In 2019, Chambers USA recognized Tarik among leading Delaware practitioners in the Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities area. He has also been recognized by The Legal 500 US for his M&A commercial work.

Tarik is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association (“DSBA”) Statutory Trust Committee, responsible for updating the Delaware Statutory Trust Act.

Tarik is a frequent presenter and writer on issues relating to Delaware alternative entity law and secured transactions.  He also serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Business Law Today, the ABA Business Law Section’s monthly business law publication.

Tarik also serves on the Morris Nichols Executive Committee and Lawyer Development Committee and he chairs the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
    • Secured Lending Subcommittee of the Commercial Finance Committee (Chair)
    • Business Law Today (Managing Editor)
    • Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Revised Model Asset Purchase Agreement Task Force
    • Joint Task Force on Security Interest in LLC and Other Unincorporated Entity Interest
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Delaware State Bar Association
    • Statutory Trust Committee
    • Uniform Commercial Code Subcommittee

Community Activities

  • Delaware Council of Development Finance

News

The Legal 500 Recognizes Morris Nichols Among Leading U.S. Law Firms for M&A

Wilmington, DE (May 29, 2019) – The Legal 500 United States released its 2019 edition today. Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is once again “highly rated” in the nationwide guide to the foremost law firms in the United States. “One of the best firms in Delaware generally,” says one prominent source, “with particular strength in... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Morris Nichols Top Tier for Four Delaware Practices; 26 Attorneys Named Leading Delaware Practitioners

Wilmington, DE (April 25, 2019) – The 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Guide to Leading Lawyers for Business has again ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a leading Delaware law firm in four practice categories. For more than a decade, Morris Nichols has consistently been ranked Band 1 in Chambers’ Delaware tables for... Continue Reading

Tarik J. Haskins Receives Community Service Award From Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association

Wilmington, DE (October 19, 2011) – Tarik J. Haskins, Morris Nichols Commercial Law Counseling Group associate, has been awarded the 2011 Community Service Award by the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section (MJL) of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA). The Award is presented to a Section member who has exhibited outstanding community... Continue Reading

Tarik Haskins, Curtis Miller, Eric Wilensky to Become Morris Nichols' Newest Partners

Wilmington, DE (October 20, 2011) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Tarik J. Haskins, Curtis Miller and Eric Wilensky will become partners, effective January 1, 2012.  Rick Alexander, firm Chair, made the announcement of the election.  Tarik Haskins joined Morris Nichols in 2006 and is a member of the... Continue Reading

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Events

ABA 2019 LLC Institute

11.7.2019 through 11.8.2019 in Tampa, Fla. - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins, Louis G. Hering

The American Bar Association’s LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee presents the 2019 LLC Institute from November 7 to 8, 2019 in Tampa, Fla. Morris Nichols attorneys Lou Hering and Tarik Haskins will speak at the two-day program. Lou will speak in the “Delaware Case Law Update,” exploring recent LLC and partnership cases... Continue Reading

2019 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

9.12.2019 through 9.14.2019 in Washington, D.C. - Commercial, Corporate Counseling
Tarik J. Haskins, Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky, Patricia O. Vella

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association hosts its 2019 annual meeting from September 12-14 in Washington, D.C. Many Morris Nichols attorneys are active Business Law Section members and will attend the conference as speakers and committee leaders, sharing insights on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital,... Continue Reading

2019 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting

The American Bar Association hosts the Business Law Section spring meeting from March 28-30, 2019 in Vancouver. Several Morris Nichols partners will attend the conference as committee leaders and speakers, sharing insights on M&A, private equity and venture capital, and alternative entities. Morris Nichols partner Eric Klinger-Wilensky chairs... Continue Reading

2018 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

Morris Nichols is proud to sponsor the annual meeting of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. The three-day conference will take place in Austin, Tex. from September 13-15, 2018. Many MNAT attorneys are active Business Law Section members and will attend the conference as speakers and committee leaders, sharing insights on mergers... Continue Reading

2018 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting

The American Bar Association hosts the Business Law Section spring meeting from April 12 to 14, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. Several Morris Nichols partners will attend the conference as committee leaders and speakers, sharing insights on M&A, private equity and venture capital, and alternative entities. Morris Nichols partner Eric Klinger-Wilensky... Continue Reading

PLI’s Secured Transactions 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

1.10.2018 in New York, NY - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins

The Practising Law Institute hosts a day-long program on secured transactions live in New York City and via webcast on January 10, 2018. Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins serves as program faculty. He will participate in the panel discussion, “Common Assets/Uncommon Collateral and Special Collateral Types.” Speakers will explore how to... Continue Reading

ABA 2017 LLC Institute

11.2.2017 through 11.3.2017 in Arlington, VA - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins, Donald F. Parsons Jr.

The ABA’s LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee presents the 2017 LLC Institute from November 2 to 3, 2017 in Arlington, Va. Morris Nichols attorneys Don Parsons and Tarik Haskins will speak at the two-day program. Don will speak in the panel discussion on “Good Faith,” exploring recent case law and various concepts of... Continue Reading

2017 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association hosts its 2017 annual meeting from Sept. 14-16 in Chicago. Morris Nichols is proud to sponsor the three-day conference. Many firm attorneys are active Business Law Section members and will attend the conference as speakers and committee leaders. Two Morris Nichols partners serve as ABA... Continue Reading

PLI’s Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know about UCC Article 9

1.11.2017 in New York, NY - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins

The Practising Law Institute hosts a day-long program on secured transactions on January 11, 2017 in New York City. Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins serves as faculty and presents in the morning session, “The Filing System, Equity Interests and Anti-Assignment Clause Overrides under Article 9.” This two-part program will focus on the filing... Continue Reading

2016 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association will host the 2016 Spring Meeting in Montréal from April 7 to 9, 2016. Five Morris Nichols attorneys will participate in speaking roles at the conference, discussing developments in LLCs, M&A, and dispute resolution.  Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins serves as a panelist in the... Continue Reading

PLI’s Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

1.13.2016 in New York, NY - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins

On January 13, 2015, the Practicing Law Institute hosts a day-long program on secured transactions, taking an in-depth look at Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins serves as faculty and will present the session, “LLC and Limited Partnership Interests as Collateral.” He will discuss the effects of UCC... Continue Reading

2013 ABA Annual Meeting

8.8.2013 through 8.13.2013 in San Francisco, CA - Commercial
Tarik J. Haskins

Tarik Haskins, Partner in Morris Nichols’ Delaware Commercial Law Counseling Group, will appear on two panels at the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting in San Francisco, August 9 and August 10, 2013. The August 9 panel, Securing and Perfecting "Uncommon" Collateral, will involve a discussion regarding how to secure and perfect, and the... Continue Reading

2012 ABA Annual Meeting

Rick Alexander, Ken Nachbar, Lou Hering and Tarik Haskins served as program speakers for The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) at the 2012 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago, August 3-5, 2012. Rick’s program, Dual Class Stock: Value Enhancer or Corporate Governance Killer? discussed the rational for the Dual Class structure,... Continue Reading