Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
During his career as a trial lawyer, Fran Morrison's clients have entrusted him with the trial to verdict and/or judgment of some 70 cases. Those cases have included defense and prosecution of matters with multi million and billion dollar exposure involving critical technological patents and trade secrets. The technologies have included: direct current brushless motors; wireless lighting control systems; microprocessor applications in fresh produce delivery systems; electromagnetic nonchemical water treatment systems, synthesis/resolution of organic pharmaceutical compounds; relationship of pH and solubility to pharmaceutical delivery systems; respirator filter media involving plasma fluorination and hydrocharging; anterior spinal fusion technologies; medical devices involving laser applications; and various assorted business-related trade secrets and confidential information.
Fran's trials have also included products liability and commercial claims involving turbo propeller control systems; gas turbine design, operation and maintenance; commercial truck steering gear design; tobacco and health issues and fraud and unfair trade practice claims. He has also devoted substantial pro bono efforts on behalf of prisoners and military veterans.
Fran is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1993 and a charter member of the American Board of Trial Advocates in Connecticut since 1984.