Contact Info

  • Name: Shawn Morris
  • Position: Co-Founder & Managing Partner
  • Phone: (858) 566-7600

Practice Areas

    • Civil Litigation
    • Business Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Trademark Infringement Claims
    • Class Actions
    • Mass Torts
    • Davis-Stirling Common Interest Law
    • General Litigation
    • Personal Injury
    • Construction Law

Shawn Morris


Shawn Morris is the managing partner of Morris, Sullivan, Lemkul & Turtzo LLP. As the managing partner, Mr. Morris oversees the administration of all of the firm's offices. Mr. Morris has extensive civil trial experience in all areas of litigation, particularly complex trial litigation. Mr. Morris has handled approximately 250 construction-related claims and he has appeared in almost every jurisdiction in California. He has successfully completed over thirty-five (35) jury trials and he is a member of the highly prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Morris is ranked "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible ranking an attorney may obtain. Mr. Morris is responsible for shaping many current aspects of California's construction defect laws. In addition to construction claims, Mr. Morris handles a wide range of litigation involving product defects, personal injury, trademark disputes, and insurance-related claims. He is a frequent lecturer and author on litigation-related topics ranging from WRAP insurance policies to indemnification and builder risk management. Shawn Morris received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from San Diego State University in 1985. In 1988, Shawn received his Juris Doctorate from the California Western School of Law where he served as the law school's lead articles editor. Mr. Morris is a member of the California State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 1988

Bar Admission

  • California
  • Texas


  • AV Ranked with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer for 10 years
  • Voted One of North America's Top Lawyers

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Current Position

  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner