Brian Morrison focuses on prosecuting complex antitrust class actions on behalf of public entities and businesses. As part of his practice, he is deeply involved in investigating potential claims brought by state and local governments against large companies in the opioid supply chain in an effort to recover much-needed funds to help fight the widespread epidemic. Brian also represents consumers in nationwide class actions, and is involved in the Takata multidistrict litigation, a class action concerning defective airbags in nearly 70 million vehicles.
Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Brian concentrated on complex federal court litigation at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and at Day Pitney LLP, where he represented large pharmaceutical and medical device companies in mass tort litigation and class actions. Brian developed a strong working knowledge of consumer and product liability laws across a variety of jurisdictions, and he is well versed in handling class certification issues and the creation and administration of multidistrict litigation. He also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, where he recommend whether the Court should grant petitions for certification on important issues of civil and criminal law.
Brian earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Rutgers School of Law and a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Georgetown University. While in law school, he was a Notes and Comments Editor for the Rutgers Law Journal and co-founded the Rutgers Business Law Association. He also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Theodore McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Honorable Reggie Walton, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Honorable Jack Sabatino, Superior Court of New Jersey—Appellate Division, and the Honorable Carol Higbee, Superior Court of New Jersey.
Brian is a Founder and Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey. Previously, he was appointed to serve on the Supreme Court of New Jersey Ad Hoc Committee on Law Firm Trade Names, and was selected as a founding member of the New Jersey Law Journal Young Lawyers Advisory Board. He also has been selected to serve on Hoboken Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla’s Transition Team, where he will serve on the Affordable Housing Committee. In that capacity, Brian will make recommendations to Mayor-Elect Bhalla’s team about relevant legal issues, and he will also provide strategic advice on how the incoming administration can increase affordable housing opportunities for city residents.
Rutgers School of Law, Camden
J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
2012, New Jersey
2013, New York
U.S. District Court
2012, District of New Jersey
2013, Southern District of New York