C. Morris has substantial experience in corporate and securities
law with particular expertise in regard to enforcement proceedings
before the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. His
practice also includes general corporate, business litigation and
Morris began his legal career on Wall Street with the law firm of
Carter, Ledyard & Milburn in 1990. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Morris
was an Enforcement Attorney with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission. While at the SEC, Mr. Morris was appointed
special Assistant United States Attorney. After leaving the SEC,
Mr. Morris joined the Los Angeles office of Jones, Day, Reavis and
Pogue. Mr. Morris left Jones Day to become Corporate Counsel and
Secretary for Century Aluminum Company, a publicly traded company
with over $800 million in revenue. In 1999, Mr. Morris founded Corrigan
his tenure with the SEC, Mr. Morris was lead counsel in many high-profile
securities enforcement matters. This experience gives Mr. Morris
a "behind the curtain" understanding of the SEC's policies,
investigative procedures and the senior enforcement staff at the
Morris' corporate practice has varied from representing large multinational
corporate clients to small emerging companies on issues relating
to securities regulations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate control,
and other general corporate issues.
Morris graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill (B.S. 1986) and Washington and Lee University (J.D. 1990).
Morris' securities practice encompasses representation of corporations,
individuals and brokerage firms in regulatory investigations and
counseling corporations and their officers on disclosure and compliance
Morris is a member of the State Bar of New York and California.
He is admitted to practice law before all of the state courts in
those states as well as the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy
Courts for the Southern District of New York and Central and Eastern
Districts of California.
Morris was a legislative assistant to the Majority Leader of the
United States Senate, Robert C. Byrd, 1982-1986. He serves on the
Board of TSI, Inc., a high technology marketing company.
Morris is a member of the NASD Regulation, Inc. Board of Arbitrators.
Stanley Morris was recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal Article "Medarex's Pien Passes Up a Windfall"