Miami Center, 20th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
Mr. Morton serves as trial and litigation counsel for both corporate and individual clients. Mr. Morton specializes in complex and commercial matters with special expertise in contractual, business tort and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Morton uses this expertise 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 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.
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Disputes, 2) Class Action Litigation Defense, 3) IP Litigation, 4) Product Liability and 5) Toxic Tort|
|Law School||University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1992|
|Education||Tufts University, B.A., 1989|
|Bar Member / Association||Florida State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||K & L Gates|
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