Mr. Morton serves as trial and litigation counsel for both corporate and individual clients. Mr. Morton focuses on complex and commercial matters with significant experience in contractual, business tort and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Morton uses this experience not only to litigate on behalf of his clients, but also to advise his clients on drafting their purchase orders and contracts and how to use best practices to avoid liability.
Mr. Morton has extensive experience practicing commercial litigation in state and federal court, and has arbitrated numerous matters. Mr. Morton has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases on a wide variety of claims including breach of contract, intellectual property, commercial fraud, breach of commercial code warranties, violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, breach of a restrictive covenant, consumer fraud, copyright infringement, defamation, civil liability for cyberstalking, securities violations and products liability. These matters have arisen in the context of class actions, derivative actions, arbitrations, mediations and appeals.
Mr. Morton has experience with premise liability matters handling cases involving allegations of failure to provide adequate security, slip and falls and property design defects. His early experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury matters has given him insight in judging cases from both the plaintiff’s and defendant’s perspective.
Mr. Morton has handled multiple federal court claims for the return of a child to his/her home country pursuant to the Hague Convention. Mr. Morton is an A.V. rated lawyer – the highest available rating given by Martindale Hubbell for legal ability and professional ethics.