Morse’s practice is focused on civil litigation defense in the areas of government liability, civil rights, employment, and administrative law. Morse has actively participated in conducting discovery, writing and arguing motions in federal and state courts, and has represented government entities during federal Office of Civil Rights investigations under Title VII, Title IX, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Morse graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she played varsity softball. She was an ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-American and a National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Scholar Athlete. While attending Emory University School of Law, she was president of the Environmental Law and Conservation Society. She was a student attorney, and later, a public interest fellow at Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University. She joined Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith as an associate in 2012.
Emory University, B.A. (summa cum laude, 2007)
Emory University School of Law, J.D. (2011)
Georgia Court of Appeals (2011)
Georgia Supreme Court (2011)
Topeka Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division
Women Attorneys Association of Topeka
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
The Medical Cost of Custody, Kansas Sheriff Magazine, Spring 2013 (with J. Steven Pigg). Presented Zoning for Zucchini: Land Use Advocacy to Support Agriculture, 2012 Georgia Organics Conference; Young Lawyers Division, 2013; Topeka Legal Professionals, 2013.