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31 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021

Wilmington, DE (August 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.

Five Morris Nichols attorneys received “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.

In addition, nine firm attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers’ inaugural edition of “Ones to Watch” which recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice.

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
  • Jack B. Blumenfeld – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent 
  • Thomas W. Briggs, Jr. – Litigation and 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, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Melissa A. DiVincenzo – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law    
  • Todd A. Flubacher – Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Thomas C. Grimm – Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Trademark Law
  • David A. Harris – Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
  • Louis G. Hering – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law
  • James D. Honaker – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions 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
  • Karen Ann 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*
  • D. McKinley Measley – Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Curtis S. Miller – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Kenneth J. Nachbar – Bet-the-Company Litigation*, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Securities
  • Donald F. Parsons, Jr. – Arbitration, Mediation
  • Thomas R. Pulsifer – Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates   
  • R. Judson Scaggs, Jr. – Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Environmental
  • Eric D. Schwartz – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy     
  • Rodger D. Smith II – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent*
  • David J. Teklits – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law          
  • Jeremy A. Tigan – Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Patricia O. Vella – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Susan Wood Waesco – Corporate Law
  • Jeffrey R. Wolters – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law     

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

About The Best Lawyers in America®

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become a highly regarded legal guide. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2021 edition, eligible attorneys cast 9.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specific practice areas. Learn more at www.bestlawyers.com.

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.