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Litigator Patrick Morris Joins Adams and Reese in Memphis

April 12, 2019

Patrick H. Morris has joined the firm’s Memphis office as an Associate.

Morris focuses his litigation and appellate practice on civil matters involving allegations of breaches of contract, torts, negligence, fraud and misrepresentation. He regularly represents clients in state and federal court, and has also represented clients in arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and in administrative proceedings before various administrative bodies.

Morris has helped clients resolve labor and employment claims involving employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, noncompete disputes, negligent hiring, retention and supervision. He also has experience handling claims involving unfair business practices, premises liability, vicarious liability, worker's compensation, quiet title, forcible entry and detainer.

During law school, Morris served as an intern for the Honorable Bernice Donald, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and as an extern for the Honorable Diane Vescovo, United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Additionally, he worked as an extern in the Louisiana Office of the Attorney General.

Morris received his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2014 and his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in 2010.