Alison Morris - McDermott Will & Emery


Alison Morris focuses her practice on litigation, primarily helping corporations navigate and resolve contractual and tortious despites. With experience working on a broad range of contentious matters, Alison’s work is cross-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary. She represents clients in the financial services, insurance, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries.


  • Advised an offshore construction specialist contractor in pursuing litigation against its insurers concerning the constructive total loss of an oil platform in the North Sea*
  • Acted for an international insurance broking group following claims for negligent misstatement and professional negligence brought against it by a public body*
  • Advised a sports promoter on its potential claims in contract for breach of an oral JV agreement concerning the exclusive TV rights for a number of worldwide sporting events*
  • Advised a UK investment management firm on a variety of legacy liabilities to customers under its professional indemnity insurance, including advising on a voluntary customer redress exercise in the Channel Islands and on a potential professional negligence claim against its former broker*

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BPP University, LLM, 2017
University of Oxford, MA (Oxon), 2014

England and Wales
Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)