Andrew J. Morris
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Securities, Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Complex Litigation
Advocacy and Litigation
Other Legal Topics

Securities, Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Complex Litigation

  • New Authority Holds That Accounting-Firm Documents Created For PCAOB Inspections Are Not Discoverable In Civil Litigation, Law360 (Nov. 2, 2012)
  • The Financial Accounting Standards Board Shelves Controversial Proposal About Litigation Disclosures, Association of Corporate Counsel/Lexology (July 13, 2012)
  • Imputation And The In Pari Delicto Defense In Auditor-Liability Cases, 42 Securities Regulation & Law Report 797 (2010)
  • Some Insights Into the Effect of Tellabs On Securities Fraud Claims, Securities Law 360 (May 20, 2009)
  • Limiting The Testimony Of Lay Witnesses [in corporate-governance and professional-malpractice cases], 25 Corporate Counsel Weekly 64 (2009)
  • Contending With Agency Touhy Regulations: Compelling Federal Agencies [the Securities and Exchange Commission] To Comply With Federal Subpoenas, (co-author) Securities Regulation & Law Report, Vol. 40, No. 16 (2008)
  • Working With Financial Experts: A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective (presentations to Big Four accounting firms) (2007-2008)
  • Subprime Securities Litigation: Three Threshold Issues, (co-author) 39 Securities Regulation & Law Report 1997 (2007)
  • Subprime Mortgage Lending: Possible Securities Litigation Exposure, (co-author) 39 Securities Regulation & Law Report 1429 (2007)
  • Clarifying Loss Causation [in securities litigation]: Reconciling The “Zone of Risk” Test With Dura Pharmaceuticals, (co-author) 38 Securities Regulation & Law Report 1910 (2006)
  • E-Commerce: Financial Products and Services (Law Journal Seminars Press rev’d ed. 2005) (co-editor)
  • Why Claims Under The Securities Act of 1933 Are Removable To Federal Court,(co-author) 36 Securities Regulation & Law Report 626 (2004)
  • Banking Regulators Expand Their Powers to Discipline Accountants: New Regulations Raise Questions About Agency Powers and Procedures, 17 Bank & Lender Liability Litigation Reporter 14 (2004)
  • Clarifying the Imputation Doctrine: Charging Audit Clients With Responsibility For Unauthorized Audit Interference, 2001 Columbia Business Law Review 339, (quoted in Kirschner v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 938 N.E.2d 941, 962 (2010) and NCP Litig. Trust v. KPMG LLP, 901 A.2d 871, 879 (N.J. 2006)).
  • Avoiding And Defending Against Securities Class Actions, 3 Journal of Internet Law (May 1999)
  • An Overview of Year 2000 Litigation Risks Confronting Financial Institutions, 13 Journal of International Banking Law (October 1998)
  • A RICO Near Hit On Collateral Insurance: Lessons for Lenders, 15 Banking Policy Report no. 19 (1996)
  • Litigation Risk from Imprecise Disclosure or Calculation of Borrower Costs, 10 Journal of International Banking Law 213 (1996)

Advocacy and Litigation

  • Clear Thinking—And Plain Speaking—About Litigation Assessments (co-author), Association of Corporate Counsel Docket (November 2011)
  • What Judges Want: The Essentials Of Writing For A Court, The Maryland Litigator (January 2011)
  • Particular Actions And Proceedings (class actions, declaratory judgments, shareholder derivative actions, injunctions) (book chapter), (co-author) West’s Federal Practice Guide, 7th Circuit (West 1999)
  • Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b): The Fictitious Ban On Character Reasoning From Other Crimes Evidence, 17 Review of Litigation (U. of Texas Law School) 181 (1998), (cited in cases including Nebraska v. Pullens, 800 N.W.2d 202, 243 n.69 (Neb. 2011) and State v. Aakre, 46 P.3d 648, 655 (Mont. 2002))
  • Trial advocacy instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Other Legal Topics

  • Some Challenges For Legal Pragmatism: A Closer Look At Pragmatic Legal Reasoning, 28 N. Ill. U.L. Rev. 1 (2007), (cited in Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors Of AHERF v. PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, 989 A.2d 313, 332 (Pa. 2010))
  • Articles in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and Cambridge (University) Law Journal.
  • Book review contributor to periodicals including Legal Times/National Law Journal, Jurist (The Law Professors’ Network), and The American Lawyer


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