Morgan’s practice focuses on representing corporate clients in complex commercial litigation and high-stakes business disputes in federal and state courts, including in matters involving transactional disputes, business torts, commercial fraud, consumer protection, antitrust, and greenwashing claims. He has successfully defended clients in a range of industries, including financial services, consumer products, media, and tech.
Morgan has extensive experience defeating nationwide class actions. He has served as counsel in many putative class actions, most involving high-profile claims of false advertising, unfair business practices, consumer deception, and corporate fraud.
Some of his recent notable experience includes serving on teams representing:
- A Fortune 100 social media company in a federal bench trial relating to proposed acquisition of virtual reality studio;
- A Fortune 20 company in an appeal to the Ninth Circuit relating to antitrust claims asserted by a large app developer;
- A publicly traded apparel company in a class action alleging greenwashing and violations of consumer protection statutes;
- A national retail chain in a class action lawsuit alleging violations of consumer protection statutes;
- A publicly traded retailer of health and fitness products in a class action lawsuit alleging violations of consumer protection statutes;
- Executives of an international gaming and hospitality corporation in a shareholder class action lawsuit alleging violations of securities laws;
- A Fortune 100 pharmaceutical distributor in a derivative lawsuit alleging violations of securities laws;
- The former CEO of a publicly-traded company in a shareholder class action lawsuit alleging violations of securities laws;
- A publicly traded footwear company in a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement before the International Trade Commission and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit;
- A publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company in its chapter 11 cases involving approximately $4.9 billion in funded debt obligations, including in successful trials over contested backstop/plan support agreements and contested plan confirmation; and
- A national fitness chain in its chapter 11 cases involving approximately $1.4 billion of funded debt.
Morgan received a B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California, and a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern School of Law.