Morris James adds mergers & acquisitions practice with addition of Skadden attorneys

From left: Larson, Cannizzano and Sheikh .

The law firm of Morris James has formed a new  Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice.

This comes as three corporate and M&A attorneys from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP joined the firm.

“Our firm is committed to providing comprehensive and robust corporate law services to our clients. The arrival of these outstanding attorneys enriches our capabilities, ensuring that we continue to provide our clients the highest level of services,” said Keith Donovan, managing partner.  “This expansion is a testament to our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of our clients and emphasizes our commitment to being at the forefront of corporate law in Delaware and beyond.”

The new Corporate/M&A practice will be led by Partner Vince J. Cannizzaro, III.

“The decision to bring my practice to a firm like Morris James that has a sterling reputation in Delaware corporate law and client service was an easy one to make. The firm and my team are a perfect fit for each other, and I am excited about the opportunities it presents for delivering sophisticated legal solutions to our clients.” Cannizzaro will be accompanied by long-time colleagues Counsel Aarish Sheikh and Associate Justin Larsen,” Cannizzaro stated.


Adding the capabilities of the Corporate/M&A practice to its existing practices, the firm is now fully equipped to address the many needs of corporate and alternative entity clients, a release stated.

Founded in 1931, Morris James is a full-service law firm in Delaware with experience in corporate law, litigation, and advisory services.

Morris James recently announced it will relocate to the office tower now under construction at Avenue North, the former AstraZeneca campus near Wilmington. The firm will continue to have an office in Wilmington.

Morris James has office in all three Delaware counties.