Amber N. Morton

Top rated Estate & Trust Litigation attorney in Los Angeles, California

Holland & Knight LLP
Amber N. Morton
Holland & Knight LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2012

Education: University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

Holland & Knight LLP

400 South Hope Street
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071 Visit website


Amber N. Morton is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office and a member of the firm's Private Wealth Services Group. Ms. Morton is an experienced litigator, and her practice focuses on all aspects of complex trusts and estates litigation, including trust and will contests, contested conservatorships, breach of fiduciary duty matters and financial elder abuse claims.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Morton was an attorney with a boutique Los Angeles trusts and estates litigation firm. Prior to that, Ms. Morton gained substantial litigation experience representing large public and private entities in employment-related litigation in state and federal courts.

While in law school,  Ms. Morton was the president of the Latino Law Students Association, a copy editor for the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice and a certified intern for the Post-Conviction Justice Project. Ms. Morton also gained experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Practice areas

Estate & Trust Litigation

Focus areas

Will Contests

  • 100% Estate & Trust Litigation

First Admitted: 2012, California

Professional Webpage:

  • SuperLawyers® - Rising Star 2020 
  • Superlawyers® - Rising Star 2021
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Employment Law Update, Tri-Counties Local Government Associate Luncheon, 2016
  • Conducting Workplace Investigations, PELRAC Annual Conference, Co-Presenter, 2015
  • 2016 Legal Trends, Contributing Author, 2016 Legal Trends, 2015
  • Answers to Common Employer Questions About Transgender Employees, Co-Author,, The Authority / California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, 2016
  • Transgender Employees’ Access to Restrooms in the Workplace, Author , 23 Employment Law Strategist 3, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California
  • American Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Ms. Morton received her B.S. in International Culture and Politics and a Certificate in International Development from Georgetown University. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law where she served as editor of USC’s Review of Law and Social Justice.
Industry Groups:
  • Legal

Office location for Amber N. Morton

400 South Hope Street
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 213-896-2400


1 Year Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

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