Stephen P. Morris
Stephen P. Morris – Experienced Business Law Attorney in Stockbridge & Atlanta
Stephen Morris has been advising and defending clients at Meadows, Macie & Sutton, P.C. since 2007. His clientele includes small business owners as well as mid-size to large corporations involved in a wide range of business areas including healthcare, local development, trade associations, retail grocery, transportation, publishing and the arts. As an advisor, Stephen Morris counsels clients on issues including corporate formation, contract interpretation and disputes, employment law and regulatory law with a focus on profitability by avoiding and reducing litigation risks. Stephen also defends clients when litigation or administrative action is threatened. He has experience in litigation matters involving employment and non-compete contracts, buy-sell agreements and defending tort actions involving premises liability, commercial trucking and professional negligence.
In addition to direct involvement in litigation, Stephen coordinates litigation on a national basis for the Professional Photographers of America Indemnification Trust. He has defended clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and the Georgia Department of Labor. In addition to assisting in general corporate needs, Stephen also works with healthcare providers and hospitals on issues specific to that highly regulated field. He advises health care clients in risk management issues, defends medical malpractice claims and has extensive experience in dealing with EMTALA compliance and defense.
Stephen is also involved in his community. He is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Henry and has served on the executive board of Henry County’s emergency children’s shelter, A Friend’s House, since 2007. He is also a Cub Scout Den Leader and is a cum laude graduate of Georgia State University School of Law. Stephen is admitted to practice in before the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for Georgia’s Northern District.