Matt Morris represents employers in a wide variety of civil matters ranging from single plaintiff lawsuits alleging wrongful termination to representative class actions dealing with various wage and hour issues. Matt has extensive expertise in assisting employers with all aspects of civil litigation, from initial case assessment to discovery to summary adjudication briefing. He has also extensive experience litigating representative actions arising under California's Private Attorneys General Act. To that end, Matt has successfully defeated numerous class/PAGA actions at both the class certification stage and on summary adjudication.
Prior to joining GBG, Matt worked as civil litigator at a top international law firm, where he litigated a wide variety of civil matters including cases dealing with misappropriation of trade secrets and international disputes pertaining to ownership rights of high value art pieces.
Before starting his legal career, Matt taught English and Literature at Chongqing Technology and Business University (重庆工商大学) in Chonqing China, where he captained a local rugby team and ate too much hotpot.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.
(First Honors in tort and property law)
Missouri State Unniversity, B.A. cum laude