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Morris Nichols Named a 2011 “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500

Wilmington, DE – November 18, 2010 – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP has been named a Go-To Law Firm for the Nation’s top 500 companies by Corporate Counsel magazine in the areas of Intellectual Property, Corporate Transactions/Mergers & Acquisitions and International law. The Go-To Law Firms were chosen from an American Lawyer Media (ALM) national survey of General... Continue Reading

BusinessWeek Quotes Michael Houghton: Delaware Among States Eyeing Unclaimed Property

Wilmington, DE – November 29, 2010 – Michael Houghton, Morris Nichols banking, regulatory and Commercial Law Counseling Group partner and Best Lawyers’ 2009 Banking Lawyer of the Year was quoted in The Associated Press article entitled Delaware Among States Eyeing Unclaimed Property published today in Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek. The article highlights Delaware's substantial reliance on... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Trial Team Contributes to eBay's Victory in Shareholder Dispute with craigslist

Wilmington, DE - September 14, 2010 - William Lafferty, Morris Nichols Corporate Litigation Group partner, headed the Morris Nichols trial team that represented eBay Inc. in its successful shareholder dispute against craigslist.  The September 9 opinion in favor of eBay by Chancellor William B. Chandler III of the Delaware Court of Chancery found that the controlling stockholders and directors of... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Quoted in Delaware Law Weekly: Provides Perspective on Delaware's Changes to Its Unclaimed Property Statute

Wilmington, DE – August 11, 2010 – Michael Houghton, Morris Nichols banking, regulatory and Commercial Law Counseling Group partner and Best Lawyers’ 2009 Banking Lawyer of the Year was quoted in the lead article Revamped Law on Unclaimed Property Seeks New Balance published today in Delaware Law Weekly. The article reviews the recent amendments to Delaware’s unclaimed property statutes... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols serves as Delaware counsel for Successful Patent Litigation Team in Dow Chemical's $61.7 Million Patent Infringement Verdict

Wilmington, DE – July 8, 2010 – Morris Nichols’ Intellectual Property Litigation Group partner Rodger D. Smith II served as Delaware counsel on the patent litigation team that successfully represented The Dow Chemical Co. in its recent patent infringement trial against rival Nova Chemicals. After a two week trial, the District of Delaware jury found that Nova infringed two Dow patents for... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group Wins 2010 Turnaround Atlas Award

Wilmington, DE (July 14, 2010) – Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group has won a Turnaround Atlas Award 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.      The Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group, considered... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group a Finalist for The M&A Advisor's Middle-Market Financing Awards

Wilmington, DE (June 1, 2010) – Morris, Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group has been named a finalist for The M&A Advisor‘s Middle-Market Financing Awards.  The Group was selected for its effort in the acquisition of Ritz Camera Centers, Inc., the reorganization and acquisition of Big 10 Tire Stores, and the sale of Tally Genicom.  Morris Nichols was also selected... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Selected as Law Firm of the Year Finalist for The M&A Advisor's Middle-Market Financing Awards

Wilmington, DE (June 10, 2010) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP has been named a finalist as Law Firm of the Year for The M&A Advisor‘s Middle-Market Financing Awards.  The Awards honor the outstanding achievements of professionals and firms in mergers and acquisitions deal financing, debt and equity offerings in the middle-market financing industry.  Morris Nichols was... Continue Reading

Lawdragon Names Four Morris Nichols Attorneys Among 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Wilmington, DE – May 13, 2010 – Morris Nichols partners Rick Alexander, Jack Blumenfeld, Bill Lafferty and Ken Nachbar have been named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America 2010 guide, an independent listing of the nation’s most elite attorneys.  Morris Nichols had more honorees than any other Delaware law firm.  Two attorneys were also named as 2010 Lawdragon... Continue Reading

Eric Schwartz Opening Speaker at TerraLex Bankruptcy/Insolvency Group European Meeting

Wilmington, DE – April 6, 2010 – Morris Nichols business reorganization and restructuring partner Eric Schwartz and Regional Co-Vice Chair of the TerraLex Bankruptcy/Insolvency Practice Group served as the opening speaker at the TerraLex Bankruptcy/Insolvency Group European Meeting, March 18-19, in London. Twenty-three delegates representing twelve countries attended this year’s... Continue Reading