Essex Richards

Stephen H. Morris

Managing Partner

Essex Richards

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Stephen H. Morris has been practicing law in Charlotte, NC since 1976 and has been practicing with Essex Richards since 1982. He became a managing partner of Essex Richards in 2005. Morris practices in business law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, and estate planning and administration. He enjoys working closely with businesses and assisting them through legal matters.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Cooperatives, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Taxation, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Business Valuation, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Complex Business Litigation, Cooperative Taxation, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Private Business Law, Privatization, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships
Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Commercial Real Estate Sales
Mergers and Acquisitions Business Acquisitions, Business Divestitures, International Merger Notification, International Mergers and Acquisitions, Leveraged Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts, Merger Reorganization, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation, Premerger Notification, Spin-Offs
Taxation Tax Planning
Trusts and Estates Estate Planning


  • North Carolina

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  • J.D. | University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    - 1976

  • B.S. Business Administration | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    - 1973

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  • Charlotte, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County

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