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Jake Morrison

Associate
+1.412.355.8658
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Jake Morrison is a litigator who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation. Mr. Morrison has assisted in the representation of clients in both state and federal court. His litigation experience includes drafting dispositive motions and appellate briefs, deposing expert witnesses, and conducting complex legal and factual research. He has worked on a wide variety of litigation matters, including cases involving contract, business tort, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, and mass tort/products liability issues. Additionally, Mr. Morrison has assisted in advising clients on compliance with both FCC and NHTSA regulations.

Mr. Morrison also maintains an active pro bono practice. Specifically, he has represented clients seeking final Protection From Abuse (“PFA”) orders and expungement of juvenile criminal records.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Morrison was a legal intern for the Allegheny County Public Defender’s Office. Additionally, Mr. Morrison was a summer associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office in 2015. He previously worked as a legislative intern for the Offices of Virginia state senators Chap Petersen in 2012 and Toddy Puller in 2013.

Achievements

  • First Place, Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court (March 2016)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of Barristers
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship (May 2016)
  • Law School Trial Advocacy Award (May 2016)
  • CALI Award in Employment Discrimination (Fall 2014), Criminal Procedure (Fall 2014), and Criminal Law (Fall 2013).
  • Pitt Law Mock Trial Team (2014 - 2016)
  • Pitt Law Moot Court Board (2014 - 2016)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Student Volunteer, Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh (2013-14)