Born: Sept. 19, 1977
Firm/Company: Day Pitney, Parsippany
Law School: Rutgers Univ. School of Law-Camden, J.D., 2002
College: Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., government, 1999
Career: Day Pitney, associate, 2004–09, counsel, 2009–14, partner, 2014; K&L Gates, litigation associate, 2006–07; McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter, litigation associate, 2002–04; Graham Curtin & Sheridan, summer associate, 2001
Profile: At Day Pitney, Morgan is lead counsel in a number of business disputes, including mediations, arbitrations, trials, briefs, and defends both fact and expert depositions. Recently, Morgan was co-lead counsel in an international arbitration that dealt with the development of the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course Korea, where Morgan won a multimillion dollar award on behalf of the KPCA. Morgan was also the lead counsel in a federal civil RICO suit against a 401(k) plan administrator for embezzlement. Morgan stands out due to the extensive amount of pro bono work he has done for children and veterans. At the 27th Annual Geraldo Rivera Golf Classic, Morgan was chosen as the guest of honor in recognition of his work with children that have developmental disabilities. He also created a partnership with the G.I. Go Fund to provide pro-bono legal representation to veterans. This establishment has allowed Day Pitney attorneys to represent veterans in a variety of matters. Mark is also the chair of the Morris County Bar Association’s Jersey Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Program, which provides pro-bono representation to individuals in obtaining restraining orders against partners and spouses. Morgan is also highly involved with U.S. foreign policy concerning Egypt, as he recently attended three meetings at the White House and State Department as part of an informal working group related to Egypt. Morgan has also acted as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School, teaching there from 2008–12, and also has a number of articles and speeches to his name, including “The Evolving New Normal for Data Breach Responses” (2014) and “The Arab Spring and Constitutional Reforms: From Aspiration to Reality” (2012).