Republican National Lawyers Association | (RNLA)
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Mr. Andrew J. Morris

Morvillo LLP
Regular Member
1101 17th St NW
Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-803-5850
Web Site:

Law School: UVA (1985)
Foreign Languages: N/A

Practice Areas:

Andrew J. Morris, a partner in our Washington, D.C. office, has extensive experience in securities litigation, government investigations and enforcement actions, and related complex financial litigation. His practice focuses on securities disputes and other financial reporting matters, professional liability claims including accountant liability, corporate governance disputes, and matters involving the SEC and other financial regulatory agencies. His cases typically involve issues such as fraud, securities statutes, financial reporting, professional standards of care, RICO, FCPA, conspiracy, and financial institution statutes such as FIRREA. He litigates business torts and other commercial disputes. Andy has extensively litigated topics including in pari delicto, loss causation, materiality, market efficiency, damages, director-and-officer liability, and class certification. He has experience in procedural settings including parallel proceedings, internal investigations, class actions, grand jury investigations, and actions by bankruptcy trustees and litigation trusts, as well as in PCAOB, FINRA, and professional disciplinary matters. He advises clients about issues involving audit committees and special committees.

Andy has tried numerous cases and argued appeals in a variety of federal and state courts, and has tried administrative matters and arbitrations. Andy served as a federal prosecutor and in the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

Andy writes and speaks regularly about topics in complex financial litigation; his writing is cited by courts, commentators, and scholars. He recently received a "Clear Mark" award in legal writing from the Center for Plain Language. Andy also has taught trial advocacy for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is listed in Super Lawyers in Securities and Financial Litigation. His peers assigned him the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell ranking, AV Preeminent.

Andy clerked for the Honorable Max Rosenn of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Andy holds law degrees from Oxford University and University of Virginia Law School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, all with honors. He is a certified public accountant and an alumnus of Price Waterhouse.

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