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Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group Wins 2009 Turnaround Atlas Award

Wilmington, DE (July 23, 2009) – Morris Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring Group has won a Turnaround Atlas Award for its role in the restructuring of Hancock Fabrics, Inc., one of the only national retailers to emerge successfully from bankruptcy as a reorganized entity since enactment of the new bankruptcy amendments in 2005.  The Business Reorganization and... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Elected Executive Committee Chair of The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Wilmington, DE – July 24, 2009 – Morris Nichols banking, regulatory and commercial law counseling partner Michael Houghton has been elected Chair of the Executive Committee of The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Uniform Law Commission (ULC)).  The Executive Committee is the governing body of the ULC and is responsible for implementing its... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Represents RCI Acquisition LLC in Successful Bid to Regain Control of Ritz Camera Centers

Wilmington, DE – July 25, 2009 – Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring partner Derek Abbott successfully concluded a marathon 24-hour auction on behalf of RCI Acquisition LLC in its bid for the assets of Ritz Camera Centers, Inc., America’s largest specialty camera store chain.  RCI’s winning bid was approved late Thursday by the U.S. Bankruptcy... Continue Reading

Gregory Werkheiser Quoted in Reuters Article on GM Bankruptcy

Wilmington, DE – June 1, 2009 – Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring partner Gregory Werkheiser was quoted today by Reuters reporter Tom Hals in an article related to General Motors Corp’s bankruptcy filing. In the article GM bankruptcy forever linked to Harlem dealership, Greg commented concerning the financial disclosures that are typically made in... Continue Reading

A. Gilchrist Sparks III Featured in Pennsylvania (and Delaware) Super Lawyers 2009

Wilmington, DE – June 3, 2009 – Corporate and Business Litigation and Corporate Law Counseling Group partner A. Gilchrist Sparks III has been profiled in the feature article Company Man that appears in Pennsylvania (and Delaware) Super Lawyers 2009, released this week.  He is the only Delaware attorney to be so honored. Described as “Excellence Incorporated” in... Continue Reading

18 Morris Nichols Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Super Lawyers - Delaware Edition 2009

Wilmington, DE – June 3, 2009 – Super Lawyers® magazine has named 18 Morris Nichols attorneys as top legal counsel in Delaware for 2009, three more than were listed in 2008. The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics who undertakes a rigorous selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2009 Names 20 Morris Nichols Attorneys and Five Practice Groups as Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE – June 12, 2009 – The 2009 edition of Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business today ranked twenty Morris Nichols’ attorneys and five practice groups as best in Delaware. Chambers annually conducts in-depth interviews of commercial users of legal services to assess the strengths and reputations of US attorneys.  Rankings are based on technical legal ability,... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group a Finalist for Four Turnaround Atlas Awards

Wilmington, DE (June 19, 2009) – Morris Nichols’ Business Reorganization and Restructuring group was named a finalist in four categories for the Turnaround Atlas Awards 2009.  The Business Reorganization and Restructuring group, considered among the most prolific restructuring practices in the country, is a finalist in the Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year, Turnaround Atlas... Continue Reading

Tarik J. Haskins Elected Chair of the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association

Wilmington, DE (June 30, 2009) – Morris Nichols Commercial Law Counseling Group associate Tarik J. Haskins has been elected Chair of the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA).  The DSBA serves as the professional association for more than 4000 lawyers who practice in the State of Delaware. Tarik had previously served as Vice-Chair of the... Continue Reading

Ken Nachbar Quoted, Delaware Supreme Court Brief Featured, in LegalNewsline Article on NFL's Request to Block Sports Betting

Wilmington, DE – May 14, 2009 – Excerpts from the Delaware Supreme Court brief filed by Morris Nichols’ Corporate and Business Litigation Group partner Ken Nachbar on behalf of the National Football League were featured in a LegalNewsline article today about the NFL’s petition to block a pending sports betting bill awaiting signature by Delaware Governor Jack Markell. ... Continue Reading