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Morgan Wells focuses his practice on defending complicated personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits and representing clients in a wide range of commercial disputes.  Morgan has represented clients in the electric utility, construction, petrochemical, hospitality, and trucking industries.

His clients have included industry leaders, large international companies, small businesses, and individuals. Morgan has litigated cases in state and federal courts across Texas and has experience in arbitration proceedings, including international arbitrations.

His state court litigation experience includes the representation of clients within the context of Multi-District Litigation as well as other complex, multi-party disputes. This includes his representation of clients in connection with suits stemming from events that attract attention from the media and the general public.

Morgan has experience handling these matters at every stage of a prospective claim, from responding to an event shortly after it occurs through all phases of the litigation process.  Morgan draws heavily on his risk management background in order to effectively manage litigation and obtain the best results for his clients.

Representative Experience

Drafted and argued jurisdictional motion in Multi-District Litigation context which resulted in immediate voluntary dismissal of several hundred Plaintiffs’ claims against electric utility client

Obtained jury verdict in favor of freight company whose tractor-trailer was alleged to have collided with a passenger vehicle on a major highway in Houston, Texas.

Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of major security company whose employees were accused of assaulting spectator at high-profile sporting event.

Authored successful Motion for Summary Judgment seeking dismissal of claims against communications industry client in case involving contact with electric distribution lines

Drafted and argued successful Motion for Summary Judgment which resulted in dismissal of premises liability claim pending in Harris County.

Drafted Motion for Summary Judgment in dram-shop action which resulted in Plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of claims against hospitality industry client.

Authored successful Motion for Summary Judgment resulting in dismissal of breach of contract and fraud claims against client arising out of residential real estate transaction.

Authored summary judgment motion on behalf of product manufacturer on design and manufacturing claims which resulted in Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed those claims on the record and led to a favorable settlement with respect to the remaining claims.

Participated heavily in international arbitration proceeding relating to eight-figure breach of contract in the petrochemical setting.

Professional Recognition

Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars

Listed for Personal Injury

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Education, Admissions & Activities


Southern Methodist University

J.D., 2017
International Law Review

University of Georgia

B.B.A., 2014
Risk Management and Insurance

Bar Admissions



Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas