James Morphy

Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

James Morphy

James Morphy

Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Biography

James C. Morphy is Of Counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He received an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a graduate degree from Harvard Law School.

Overview
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1277

Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

19

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Co-Head, Consumer & Retail Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Managing Partner, Executive Compensation & Benefits Practice Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Co-Head, Healthcare & Life Sciences Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Senior Chairman at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Co-Head, Global Private Equity Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Faculty Member & Author at Practising Law Institute

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Co-Head, Intellectual Property Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Head, M&A Practice at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Head, Insurance Mergers & Acquisitions Practice at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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James Morphy
Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1979

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

AB, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1976

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Memberships
Member, Task Force on Proxy Access
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Partner
1979 - Current

Sullivan & Cromwell provides legal advisory services to financial, healthcare, insurance, real estate, energy, other sectors.

Boards & Committees
Member, Management Committee
Prior

Sullivan & Cromwell provides legal advisory services to financial, healthcare, insurance, real estate, energy, other sectors.

Advisory Director of the Program on Corporate Governance
Current

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Treasurer at Government of Ohio

$250
2012
$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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MUFG Union Bank NA, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. purchase Pacific Capital Bancorp (Santa Barbara, California)

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Express Scripts, Inc. purchases Medco Health Solutions, Inc. resulting in a new company Express Scripts Holding Company

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Southwest Airlines Co. purchases AirTran Holdings, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2012
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
2011
Law360 - M&A MVP
2007
The American Lawyer - Dealmaker of the Year
Creative Works
Contributing Author

West Publishing's New York and Delaware Business Entities: Choice, Formation, Operation, Financing and Acquisitions

Contributing Author

West Publishing's Transactional Lawyer's Deskbook

Events
Speaker
Tulane University Law School's 24th Annual Corporate Law Institute

Attendee
The Harvard Law School 2011 Mergers and Acquisitions Roundtable

Speaker
IBA's 9th Annual International Mergers and Acquisitions Conference

Other Affiliations
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