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Morris James partner Patricia A. Winston was appointed to the Jurisdiction Improvement Committee.

As a member of the Jurisdiction Improvement Committee, Winston will serve on a team tasked with taking a comprehensive look at reforming and updating the jurisdictional authority of each of Delaware’s courts. Recently formed by the Delaware judiciary, the Jurisdiction Improvement Committee was created in response to the joint study of the Delaware courts by the Delaware chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Delaware State Bar Association, according to a prepared statement.

Winston practices in the areas of corporate and business litigation at Morris James.

She represents stockholders, directors and officers in a variety of matters including demands for appraisal, dissolution, requests for inspection of corporate books-and-records and fiduciary disputes in conflict-of-interest transactions. Winston also represents companies in complex contract disputes. Her professional involvements include being the chair of the DSBA litigation section and chair of the CLE Planning Committee for the National Bar Association commercial law section’s Corporate Counsel Conference.