Morris’s practice focuses on business and tax, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, business succession planning, deferred compensation, qualified and non-qualified employee benefit plans, wealth preservation and estate planning. He deals extensively in the negotiation and preparation of commercial real estate and equipment purchase and sales agreements and leases, software licensing agreements and other business agreements.
DePaul University, L.L.M. 1985
The John Marshall Law School, J.D. 1979
University of Virginia, B.A.
Courts and Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
Morris is a member of various bar associations. He is also a member of the Family Firm Institute and a founding member of the Private Directors Association. He has spoken to various professional and community groups about business entities, estate planning, trusts, estates, business succession planning, and deferred compensation. Morris has hosted a series of workshops for the College of Lake County aimed at teaching small business owners various legal aspects of forming business entities, maintaining those entities, and other issues facing business owners.