PHILADELPHIA – June 15, 2022 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney continues its strategic growth with the addition of George C. Morrison, shareholder in the Labor & Employment section. Morrison, who will be based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, brings extensive civil rights and higher education experience to the firm. As a Level 3 Civil Rights Investigator and Hearing Officer, Morrison frequently works with colleges and universities on a wide array of matters.
In addition to his civil rights and higher education practice, Morrison also represents employers of all sizes in employment matters including wage and hour class and collective actions, multiple jurisdiction litigation, due diligence involving stock sales and mergers, covenants, non-compete agreements, personnel policies and layoffs.
“As we continue to expand our bench of Labor & Employment attorneys, George brings a high caliber of expertise in the higher education arena. As a Title IX investigator, he offers a unique perspective when it comes to counseling colleges and universities,” said Joe Centeno, shareholder and co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment section. “George brings extensive experience counseling companies on wage and hour, ADA and FMLA claims. We are pleased to have him join our team and look forward to him jumping right in.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the ranks of Buchanan. The firm’s diverse breadth of services and national platform offers my clients the unique opportunity to tap into comprehensive counsel in one place, no matter the issue at hand. I look forward to collaborating across the firm while getting right to work for my clients,” said Morrison.
Morrison received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law and his B.B.A. in Finance from Wilkes University School of Business & Leadership.