Francesca Morris practices in the New York Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Morris advises and represents foreign and domestic companies and financial institutions in complex commercial disputes related to breaches of contract, judgment enforcement, copyright and trademark infringement and licensing disputes. Ms. Morris has experience in jury and non-jury trials and appeals in federal and state courts. A substantial part of Ms. Morris's practice relates to international business disputes.
She has appeared pro bono representing victims of domestic violence in obtaining orders of protection and in marital and family law matters, such as custody, visitation and child support disputes and divorce. In December 2003, Ms. Morris was awarded the John K. Geiger Award for commitment to justice by the not-for-profit group inMotion, Inc. for her pro bono work. Ms. Morris is a member of the New York Office Diversity Committee.
Honors & Awards
- New York Super Lawyers magazine, 2012
- John K. Geiger Award for Commitment to Justice, inMotion, Inc., 2003
Software License Disputes: Managing the Inherent Risks, Practical Law Company, July 2011, updated Practical Law Company Intellectual Property & Technology, May 2012
Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
University of Leeds (England), B.A., English Literature and History, with honors