Morgan D. Meyer is a member of the Texas House of Representatives and has almost two decades of experience as a commercial litigator. He represents a legislative district that encompasses Downtown Dallas, Uptown Dallas, East Dallas, the City of University Park and the Town of Highland Park. Now in his fourth term as a state Representative, Morgan serves as Chair of the Ways & Means Committee which oversees critical tax and budget issues for the state. He also serves on the Local & Consent Calendars Committee. Previously, Morgan served as the Chair of the General Investigating Committee, as well as on the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee and Public Education Committee. As a member of the Public Education Committee and co-author of HB 3, the historic school finance legislation of the 86th session, Morgan was instrumental in the hundreds of millions of dollars gained by Dallas ISD and Highland Park ISD.
Morgan counsels and represents business clients in complex commercial litigation and appeals in the areas of telecommunications, energy/oil and gas, intellectual property, consumer finance, banking, employment disputes, real estate, landlord/tenant issues, construction, securities litigation, insurance, commercial banking, financial services, and healthcare.
Morgan provides legal counsel in all aspects of the litigation process and regularly practices in both federal and state courts. He has experience regarding extraordinary and injunctive relief for clients, including temporary restraining orders, temporary injunctions and other writs. Morgan has tried and resolved numerous matters through trial, arbitration, and mediation. He has also successfully handled appeals in multiple courts of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court.
He is particularly devoted to using his professional training as an attorney to provide legal services to those who could not otherwise afford them. Through the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Morgan has volunteered at the South Dallas Legal Clinic, the Housing Legal Clinic, and the VA Hospital Clinic. Morgan is also involved in the Lawyers Serving Warriors Program, which provides free representation to injured veterans to help them secure benefits based upon combat‐related injuries.
Before joining Wick Phillips, Morgan was a partner in the Dallas office of Bracewell LLP.
- Leading Transformation Award, Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education (2019)
- Champion for Children's Health, Children's Health (2019)
- Champion for Free Enterprise, Texas Association of Business (2017)
- Law and Order Award, Texas District and County Attorneys (2017)
- Legislative Hero, The Texas Access to Justice Commission and The Texas Access to Justice Foundation (2015)
- Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Texas Monthly (2004, 2006, 2008-2010, 2012-2014)