Peter B. Morrison

Partner

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Peter B. Morrison has a broad litigation practice, with a particular emphasis on takeover and securities litigation. He advises corporations on matters involving both federal and state securities laws, duties of corporate directors, SEC and stock exchange inquiries and investigations, and contests for corporate control. Morrison also has considerable experience acting for Asian companies in U.S. securities matters.

Peers and clients appreciate Morrison's expertise and results-oriented approach and turn to him when faced with critical litigation, often relying on his extensive legal knowledge. Clients regard him as "a tireless worker and a fierce litigator," with one client saying, "He is very strategic, very knowledgeable about securities law and very effective." In 2012, he co-authored, along with Delaware colleagues, Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Litigation under Delaware Corporation Law, a treatise outlining the process by which stockholder lawsuits arising from mergers and acquisitions are litigated.

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