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 service. Tarik currently serves as a member of the... 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 Commercial Law Counseling Group.  His practice covers... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Named Among Most-Mentioned Firms Nationwide for Representation of Fortune 100 Companies


Wilmington, DE (October 27, 2011) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP has been top ranked in the 2011 Who Represents Corporate America survey published in the National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel magazine. The survey identified outside litigation counsel used the most by the Fortune 100. Morris Nichols is the only Delaware law firm to appear on the Most-Mentioned list and in the IP... Continue Reading

Derek Abbott Receives the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award

Wilmington, DE (September 23, 2011) – Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring partner Derek Abbott is the 2011 recipient of the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award.  The annual award is given by the judges of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Delaware to an attorney who personifies the qualities of a federal practitioner: legal acumen,... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Part of International M&A Team - Advises Shareholders on the Sale of Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH to Oxford Instruments PLC

Wilmington, DE (August 24, 2011) – David Ley Hamilton, Morris Nichols Commercial Law Counseling Group partner and firm Executive Committee member, and associate R. Jason Russell, served as U.S. legal counsel that teamed with German law firm and fellow TerraLex network member SKW Schwarz to advise on the sale of German-based Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH and its U.K., U.S., Japanese and French... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Elected President of The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Wilmington, DE (July 13, 2011) – Morris Nichols banking, regulatory and commercial law counseling partner and Best Lawyers 2009 Delaware Banking Lawyer of the Year Michael Houghton has been elected President of The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Uniform Law Commission (ULC)).  The two-year appointment was made at the organization’s 119th Annual Meeting in Vail,... Continue Reading

Jack Blumenfeld Ranked Number One in Delaware Among World's Foremost Patent Litigators

Wilmington, DE – May 16, 2011 – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partner Jack B. Blumenfeld has been ranked the number one Delaware patent litigator by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine in the 2011 edition of IAM 250 -The World's Leading Patent Litigators.  Morris Nichols’ Intellectual Property Litigation Group was also top-ranked.  The rankings are the product of a four... Continue Reading

Bill Lafferty Elected Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers

Wilmington, DE – March 8, 2011 – Bill Lafferty, Morris Nichols Corporate and Business Litigation Group partner, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  The College is widely considered to be among the most prestigious legal associations in America, with Fellowship extended by invitation only to those trial lawyers with a minimum of 15 years trial... Continue Reading

Rick Alexander Elected Chair of Morris Nichols Executive Committee


Wilmington, DE (January 5, 2011) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Rick Alexander has been elected Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee.  Alexander is a partner in the firm’s Delaware Corporate Law Counseling Group.  He was recently named Best Lawyers’ 2011 Delaware M&A Lawyer of the Year. Rick succeeds Jack B.... Continue Reading

Eric Schwartz Appointed as an Officer for American Bankruptcy Institute's International Committee

Wilmington, DE – December 3, 2010 – Morris Nichols business reorganization and restructuring partner Eric Schwartz has been appointed as an officer for the International Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).  The ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.  Founded in 1982 to provide... Continue Reading