Michael S. Morrison

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Alexander Morrison + Fehr LLP
 | 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-394-0888
Fax: 310-394-0811
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Michael S. Morrison serves of counsel to the Alexander Morrison + Fehr, LLP law firm in Century City, California. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Morrison devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of clients throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties and the surrounding areas of Southern California who suffered a violation of the basic constitutional and statutory rights.

    Maintaining a particular emphasis on labor and employment law claims, sexual abuse cases and civil rights cases, Mr. Morrison has achieved notable success fighting for those in need. Well-versed in constitutional law, he has extensive experience handling class actions for clients throughout the United States, and he served on the plaintiff steering committee of the coordinated class action involving clergy sexual abuse. That case ultimately reached a settlement of more than $660 million against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for hundreds of sexual abuse victims.

    Mr. Morrison has served as class council for a number of other cases involving wage and hour disputes, overtime disputes, race and ethnic discrimination and other matters, where he has helped secure millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts to class members.

    In addition to maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Morrison has also handled numerous appeals, arguing and briefing cases before various appellate jurisdictions across the state and the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court. No matter the issues his clients are facing or how complex their situations, Mr. Morrison uses his in-depth legal knowledge and outstanding abilities to aggressive pursue the most favorable outcomes on their behalves. He has earned numerous awards and honors from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 1996 magna cum laude graduate of the University of California, San Diego, Mr. Morrison obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law in 1999. While in law school, he served as special assistant to the Honorable Cruz Reynoso at the United States Commission on Civil Rights, and he taught civil rights classes to undergraduates at UCLA.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 20%Appellate
    • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%Civil Rights
    Focus Areas

    Sexual Harassment

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2004 - 2009

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    About Michael Morrison

    Admitted: 1999, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.akgllp.com/About/Michael-S-Morrison.shtml

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, United States Supreme Court Bar
    • Member of the plaintiff steering committee in the coordinated action “The Clergy Cases”

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-Author, Muehler v. Mena, 544 U.S. 93, 2005
    • Teacher, Civil Rights, UCLA

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Waters v. AT&T
    • Morrison, et al. v. Six Flags Theme Park, Inc.
    • Avery v. OCTA, TCA
    • Lita v. Bunim-Murray
    • Doyle v. AT&T
    • Shoff v. AT&T
    • Cinquegrani v. Department of Motor Vehicles, 163 Cal. App. 4th 741, 2006
    • Dalkilic v. Titan Corp. (S.D. Cal.) 516 F. Supp. 2d 1177, 2007
    • Blankenhorn v. City of Orange (9th Cir.) 485 F.3d 463, 2007
    • Macias v. County of Los Angeles, 144 Cal. App. 4th 313, 2006

    Educational Background:

    • University of California at San Diego, B.A. in Political Science, Honors: magna cum laude, 1996
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    Office Location for Michael S. Morrison

    1900 Avenue of the Stars
    Suite 900
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Phone: 310-394-0888

    Fax: 310-394-0811

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