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Andrew J. Morris, one of the founding partners of Morvillo LLP, previously was a partner in one of the country’s premier litigation firms. He has extensive experience handling high-stakes securities litigation, financial-services litigation, and other complex financial disputes. He represents clients in civil litigation and in matters initiated by agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, banking regulators, and the Department of Justice. He has extensive experience in procedural settings including parallel proceedings, internal investigations, class actions, and grand jury investigations. He handles matters involving the securities laws, financial-services laws, financial reporting, professional liability, and corporate governance, as well as RICO, the FCPA, and various business torts. He advises clients about issues involving audit committees and special committees.
Andy has tried numerous cases and argued appeals in various federal and state courts, and has tried administrative matters and arbitrations. He has taught trial advocacy for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). Andy served as a federal prosecutor with an Office of Independent Counsel and in the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility.
Andy has written for a wide range of legal periodicals, including law journals at Cambridge, Columbia, Harvard, Oxford, and elsewhere; his writing has been cited by courts, scholars, and commentators. Andy is listed in Super Lawyers in Securities and Financial Litigation and was named a 2016 “Top Rated Litigator” by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazine. His peers assigned him the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell ranking, AV Preeminent.
Andy clerked for the Honorable Max Rosenn of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Andy holds law degrees from Oxford University and University of Virginia Law School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, all with honors. He is a certified public accountant and an alumnus of Price Waterhouse.
- District of Columbia
- New York
- Oxford University,
B.C.L (Master’s Degree) (with honors)
of Virginia School of law, J.D. (Order of the Coif)
of Virginia, B.S. (with highest available honors)
- Carr Maloney,
- Mayer Brown
Counsel, United States Department of Justice Office of Professional
Independent Counsel under the Ethics in Government Act (In re
Samuel Pierce) (1990-1992)
Hogan & Hartson (1986-1990)
- Law Clerk,
The Honorable Max Rosenn, United States Court of Appeals for the
Third Circuit (1985-1986)