Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP announces that Susan Wood Waesco and Kevin Coen have been elected partners effective Jan. 1. Rick Alexander, chair of the firm’s executive committee, made the announcement.
Wood Waesco joined Morris Nichols in 2002 and is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on proceedings in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court arising under the Delaware General Corporation Law, including litigation involving corporate mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder class and derivative actions. She also represents national and regional clients in complex business disputes pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, and the Delaware District Court. Wood Waesco is a 1998 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as associate editor and note editor of University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform.
Coen joined Morris Nichols in 2005 and is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business Litigation Group. His practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and appellate practice in the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, including multiple trials in class and derivative actions challenging mergers, acquisitions and other decisions by boards of directors. Coen also represents national and regional clients in complex business disputes pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, and the Delaware District Court. Coen is a 2005 magna cum laude graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where he served as associate editor for Villanova Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP combines a broad national practice of corporate, intellectual property, business reorganization and restructuring, commercial law and litigation with a general business, tax, estate planning and real estate practice within the State of Delaware. The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community. Visit www.morrisnichols.com.