Morgan practices within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Litigation Group. Best Lawyers in America® recognized her as one of its “Ones to Watch” and she has also been listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.

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Morgan is currently a member of the discovery team for the Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh and hernia mesh litigation. In this role, she has drafted initial and corporate disclosures, as well as responses and objections to discovery requests and notices of deposition. She also has assisted the expert team by working with experts in crafting their expert reports.

Morgan also has experience with the intricacies of asbestos bankruptcy trusts and has assisted law firms in estimating settlement values in asbestos litigation. She has worked with state legislatures in passing asbestos bankruptcy trust transparency laws.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association, the Capital Area Bar Association and the Jackson Young Lawyers.  She volunteers with Capital Area Immigrant’s Rights to assist refugees in legal matters. She also frequently writes the introduction to Butler Snow’s publication Pro Te: Solutio.

She obtained her J.D., highest honors, from The University of Iowa College of Law and B.A. from Grinnell College. After law school, she clerked for four years for the Honorable Henry T. Wingate of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. She is admitted to practice in Mississippi.

Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2012

Civic Involvement

  • Catholic Charities of Jackson
    • Volunteer

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Ones to Watch, Health Care Law, 2021-2023
    • Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, 2021-2023
    • Ones to Watch, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2023
    • Ones to Watch, Immigration Law, 2023
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Personal Injury – General: Defense, 2021

Education & Honors

  • The University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., highest honors, 2012
    • Articles Editor, Journal of Gender Race and Justice
    • Treasurer and Secretary, Latino Law Students Association
    • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Fraternity
  • Grinnell College, B.A., Political Science, 2009
    • Grinnell Independent Musicals
    • Grinnell Women’s Cross-Country
    • Grinnell Student Organization of Latinos
  • Clerkship, ​Judge Henry T. Wingate, ​U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, ​2012-2016

Experience

  • Morgan has worked with Catholic Charities of Jackson to help the foreign-born children of U.S. citizens acquire U.S. citizenship. She also has assisted victims of Mexican gang violence apply for refugee status.
  • Prior to joining Butler Snow, Morgan reviewed depositions in asbestos litigation, researched intricacies of asbestos bankruptcy trusts, and assisted in estimating settlement values in asbestos litigation. She also assisted in drafting asbestos bankruptcy trust legislation, and developed groundwork for a new practice group in limited English proficiency regulations.
  • Prior to joining the firm, Morgan was a career clerk to the Honorable Henry T. Wingate, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, where she drafted and edited opinions on cases involving the First Amendment, the Takings Clause, Title VII, ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, ADEA, habeas corpus (28 U.S.C. § 2255), 42 U.S.C. § 1983, contracts, insurance, car accidents, slip and falls, attorney fees, the Sherman Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, patent and copyright infringement, election law, bankruptcy, Fourth Amendment search and seizure, pro se plaintiffs, oil rights, timber theft, and wrongful death.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Comment, A (Stateless) Stranger in a Strange Land: Flores-Villar and the Potential for Statelessness Under U.S. Law, 15 JOURNAL OF GENDER, RACE & JUSTICE 379 (2012).