Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group Named a Finalist in Three Categories for the 4th Annual Turnaround Awards

Wilmington, DE (March 17, 2010) – The M&A Advisor today announced that Morris Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group has been named a finalist in three categories for the 4th Annual Turnaround Awards.  The finalists will be judged by an independent panel and award recipients will be announced at the Turnaround Awards Gala on Monday, March 22nd in Palm Beach... Continue Reading

Karen Jacobs Louden Receives Delaware State Bar Association's 2009 Women's Leadership Award

Karen Ann Jacobs

Wilmington, DE (December 30, 2009) – Morris Nichols partner Karen Jacobs Louden is the recipient of the Delaware State Bar Association’s (DSBA) 2009 Women’s Leadership Award.  The award is presented to a member of the Delaware Bar whose character, strength, personality, achievement and activities in matters affecting women lawyers have served as an inspiration to and a model... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Represents IMS Health Transaction Committee in $5.2 Billion Private Equity Acquisition - Largest Leveraged Buyout this Year

Wilmington, DE – November 6, 2009 – Morris Nichols’ Delaware Corporate Law Counseling Group partner Rick Alexander, and associates Eric Wilensky and Ryan Greecher, advised the Transaction Committee for IMS Health, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by TPG Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in a transaction valued at $5.2 billion – the year’s largest leveraged... Continue Reading

Three Morris Nichols Attorneys Named 2010 Lawyers of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America

Wilmington, DE – November 30, 2009 – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP lawyers A. Gilchrist Sparks, III, William H. Sudell, Jr. and Kenneth J. Nachbar have been named 2010 Delaware Lawyers of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America Guide.  The firm’s lawyers received three of the six honors recognizing Delaware’s elite legal counsel.  Morris Nichols is the... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Quoted in Corporate Counsel Weekly on Delaware Supreme Court Ruling: Corporate Liability for Escheated Securities

Wilmington, DE – September 23, 2009 – Morris Nichols regulatory and commercial law counseling partner and Best Lawyers Delaware Banking Lawyer of the Year Michael Houghton was featured in the article, “Delaware Supreme Court Rules Corporations May Be Liable When They Escheat Securities” in the September 23, 2009 edition of Corporate Counsel Weekly. The article discusses... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group Wins The M&A Advisor U.S. Middle-Market Financing Award

Wilmington, DE (September 24, 2009) – The M&A Advisor has named Morris Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group the winner of its U.S. Middle-Market Financing Award in the Retail Manufacturing/Distribution & Good/Services sector deal category for its representation of Hancock Fabrics, Inc., in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization.  There were a total... Continue Reading

Third Circuit Agrees with Sports Leagues' Interpretation of Federal Statute - Morris Nichols Litigation Team Successful in National Sports Leagues Betting Appeal

Wilmington, DE – August 31, 2009 – The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed with Morris Nichols’ interpretation of the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and ruled in favor of its clients – all of the major national professional sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and the NCAA – that Delaware’s plan to offer single-game sports betting violates the... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Expands IP Litigation, Business Reorganization & Restructuring Practices

Wilmington, DE – July 6, 2009 – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa Troutner has joined the firm as an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and that David Arens and Carl Fleming have joined the firm as associates in the Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group. Melissa Troutner is the former law clerk to Judge Stanley... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Recognized for Role as Debtor's Counsel in Successful Reorganization of Big 10 Tire Stores

Wilmington, DE (July 23, 2009) – Morris Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group was recognized for its role as debtor’s counsel to Big 10 Tire Stores, one of the largest independent tire dealers in the Southeastern U.S., in the successful reorganization and sale of its operations. In an announcement released by SSG Capital Advisors, the exclusive investment... Continue Reading