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Education

  • Carnegie Mellon University (B.S. 1986)
  • Rutgers School of Law -- Newark (J.D. 1990)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1991, New York

John Morris

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New York
Tel: 212.561.7700

Mr. Morris has considerable experience litigating complex business, commercial, and bankruptcy-related matters, including contested sale motions, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty cases, valuation disputes, fraudulent transfer and preference cases, and claim objections. As lead trial counsel, Mr. Morris has tried numerous cases in bankruptcy, federal, and state courts, and has arbitrated and mediated numerous matters. In addition, Mr. Morris has been actively involved in several matters originating from the Cayman Islands, including the representation of liquidators of certain investment funds in substantial commercial litigation in the United States, as well as several cases arising under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Previously, Mr. Morris served as senior vice president and general counsel of The Robert Allen Group, a leader in the design and distribution of decorative fabrics and home furnishings; before that, he was a partner in the litigation department of a national law firm. Mr. Morris holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, where he served as Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Review. Mr. Morris is admitted to practice in New York, and is a resident in our New York office.

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