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Brian Michael Ellis

Business Attorney at Georgetown, DE

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also known as Brian Ellis

  • State Years
    Delaware - DE 18 years
    New York - NY 25 years
    New Jersey - NJ 20 years
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State DE
    Acquired 2005
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1999
    Delinquent No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2004
    Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Brian

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Brian Ellis is a Partner in our Rehoboth Beach and Georgetown offices at Morris James LLP. His practice focuses on providing legal guidance and advice to individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, concentrating on business, transactional and real estate law.

Business and Transactional Practice Includes:
• Family business formation and planning
• Preparation and negotiation of various commercial agreements
• Business restructuring and reorganization
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Joint ventures and strategic partnerships
• Legal guidance as to new business formation
• Business finance
• Legal advice as to Delaware business law
• Delivery of Delaware Opinion Letters, as to Delaware corporations and other entities

Real Estate Practice Includes:
• Residential and commercial real estate settlements
• 1031 like-kind exchanges
• Preparation and negotiation of leases, purchase and sale agreements and other real estate agreements
• Preparation of easements
• Formation and document preparation for condominiums, subdivisions and commercial complexes

Following law school, Brian spent seven years practicing corporate and securities law in New York City, returning to Sussex County in 2005.

Practice areas:
• Tax, Estates and Business Practice
• Commercial Transactions
• Business Transactions, Strategic Planning and Counseling
• Real Estate
• Structured Finance Transactions
• Corporate Advice
• Corporate Governance Counseling
• Corporate Trust and Fiduciary Services
• Delaware Advantage Trusts
• Small Businesses and Start-Ups
• Succession Planning
• Private Clients
• Energy Industry


Morris James LLP
107 W Market St
P.O. Box 690
Georgetown, DE, 19947


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AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)


  • Tulane University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • Georgetown University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995


  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Sussex County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Law Firm of the Year
  • Corporate INTL Tax Planning
  • 2018
  • Top Lawyer
  • Delaware Today
  • N/A

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Georgetown Business Lawyer Brian Michael Ellis
Brian Michael Ellis
Business Attorney
Georgetown, DE
Licensed for 25 years