Stephen Morrison is a practical civil litigator who helps clients address a spectrum of legal matters before, during, and after disputes arise in tribunals all over the country.
Stephen has anticipated and resolved legal issues for governments and private and public companies in varied industries, including mining, internet services, energy, health care, pharmaceuticals, medical device, public safety, and insurance. Stephen draws from a foundation of leadership and team experience in internal investigations and the entire litigation life cycle — pre-suit to trial. His docket has included antitrust, discrimination, noncompetition, data practices, breach-of-contract, consumer protection, public nuisance, products liability, and other tort claims. In these varied contexts, Stephen has coordinated large-scale fact and expert discovery, taken and defended depositions, and handled dispositive and non-dispositive motions practice, briefing, and argument and prepared cases for trial in state and federal tribunals.
Before law school, Stephen founded and operated a consulting business serving political candidates and organizations in the Southeastern United States. He is currently an active member and leader in the Federal Bar Association and North Country Trail Association.
Stephen is proud to maintain a strong pro bono practice. This includes representing tenants in housing court; refugees/asylees in U.S. Immigration Courts; a veteran before the Veteran's Administration; a civil rights claimant as lead trial counsel in a federal Section 1983 case in district court and on appeal; and advising and representing nonprofit religious organizations, as well as serving on boards of directors.
- The University of Georgia (J.D. magna cum laude 2016; Order of the Coif; Senior Symposium Editor, Georgia Law Review; Quarterfinalist and Best Team Oralist Honorable Mention, 2016 Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot; 2016 Outstanding Moot Court Advocate); Liberty University (B.S. in Religion summa cum laude 2013)
- Minnesota, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and U.S. Immigration Court
- Law Clerk to Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia (2017-2019)