Of Counsel

Lee Anne Morris is counsel with the firm and is a trial lawyer with extensive experience representing companies in complex litigation involving contract disputes, business torts, government enforcement, regulatory investigation, securities litigation and product liability.

Experience

Ms. Morris has represented clients, both as defendants and plaintiffs, in Federal and State Courts, arbitrations and multi-district litigation.  Ms. Morris has extensive experience managing e-discovery and litigation case management for clients.  Ms. Morris practiced at Jones Day for 14 years prior to joining the firm.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas Bar, 1985
  • Connecticut Bar, 1988
  • US District Courts for Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Connecticut
  • Dallas Bar Association

Honors & Recognition

  • Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine, July 2004
  • Franklin & Marshall Alumni Board Member 2011-2014

Education

Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
Juris Doctor degree, 1985
National Moot Court Tax Competition Semi-Finalist
Memberships: Emory Moot Court Society

Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, 1982
Major: History; Minor: English
Memberships:  Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Case Summaries & publications

Part of the litigation team representing a chemical manufacturing company in various contract disputes.

Part of the litigation team that represented members of the Board of Directors of Dell, Inc. in securities litigation, derivative cases, ERISA class actions and an SEC investigation.

Part of the trial team representing a respiratory protection product manufacturer defending allegations of injury due to exposure to toxic substances in numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions.

Litigated franchise dispute cases for KFC, contract dispute and partner departure cases for Trammell Crow Company and a breach of contract case for Redman Industries.

Part of the litigation team that represented Northwest Pipeline and Williams Field Services in a breach of contract case arising from a pipeline transportation agreement.

Represented a Pepsi-Cola bottler seeking to recover treble-damages and injunctive relief against a Coca-Cola bottler’s use of unfair marketing agreements for soft drink pricing.