Fraser Trebilcock attorney Thaddeus E. Morgan has been named the Best Lawyers in America© 2015 Construction Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Lansing. Each year, Best Lawyers® identifies attorneys who are rated by their peers as top in their field, naming only a single lawyer in each practice are, in each community, as a Lawyer of the Year.
Mr. Morgan has also been selected as a 2014 Super Lawyer in the field of Business Litigation, an honor awarded to only five percent of attorneys in Michigan in their respective field.
Mr. Morgan is the immediate past president of Fraser Trebilcock, a position he held from 2010-2013, and he currently serves as the firm’s State Capital Group voting representative. A former assistant prosecutor and assistant attorney general, he has over 20 years of litigation experience. In addition to his expertise in construction litigation, where he represents owners, contractors, and design professionals, he has been named a Best Lawyer In America® in the area of commercial litigation since 2013.
He represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of commercial disputes both in state and federal courts. Mr. Morgan has also successfully represented national health insurers and health plans in benefits and coverage priority claims. He is a member and previous Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s United States Courts Committee, a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Litigation Council, and he is also the past Chair of the East Lansing Parks and Recreation Commission.
Mr. Morgan is a frequent author and speaker on litigation related matters, and he is the co-author of the annual Michigan Bar Journal update on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments. He was recently selected to co-chair a panel discussion on the 2015 Federal Civil Rule amendments at the U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan Bench-Bar Conference to be held on Mackinac Island September 25-27, 2014.
Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.