Peter Morrison
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Peter Morrison is head of the LA Litigation Group and co-head of Skadden’s West Coast litigation practice. He is a highly sought-after litigator on matters involving federal and state securities laws, duties of corporate directors, SEC and stock exchange inquiries and investigations, contests for corporate control, and tax reporting matters. Chambers USA 2021 ranks Morrison among California’s leading securities litigation attorneys. He has a strong strategic mind, is very knowledgeable of the subject matter and is very attentive.” Among his many publications, Morrison is co-author of the treatise Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Litigation Under Delaware Corporation Law. One of his recent work highlights has been on behalf of Baidu, Inc. and two of Baidu’s senior officers in securing the dismissal of a federal securities class action alleging the company had misrepresented its ability to comply with Chinese internet content regulations.


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