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Brian Michael Ellis

Brian Michael Ellis

  • Business Law, Tax Law, Real Estate Law
  • Delaware, New York
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Biography

Brian Ellis is a Partner in our Rehoboth Beach and Georgetown offices. 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

bellis@morrisjames.com
302.841.6061

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware
Delaware Supreme Court
ID Number: 004672
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2972917
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1998)
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Awards
Top Lawyer - Banking Law
Delaware Today
Professional Associations
State Bar of Delaware  # 004672
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Sussex County Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar  # 2972917
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Brian Ellis | Morris James LLP
Blog
Delaware Healthcare Industry Blog
Contact & Map
Morris James LLP
19339 Coastal Highway
Suite 300
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Telephone: (302) 260-7290
Cell: (302) 841-6061
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Morris James LLP
107 W. Market Street
P.O. Box 690
Georgetown, DE 19947
Telephone: (302) 856-0015
Cell: (302) 841-6061
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed