Overview

Steven Morphy, an accomplished litigator, focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and intellectual property. He has years of expertise researching, developing, and implementing creative legal strategies for his clients in cases involving high-stakes contract disputes, business torts, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition. Notable experiences include sitting second-chair during an international arbitration involving a multimillion dollar contract dispute and drafting a petition for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court.

In law school, Mr. Morphy participated in the International & Comparative Law Program and the Empirical Legal Scholars Program. He served as the Deputy Chief Production Editor of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs as well as a writing advisor for the Lawyering Skills Program. He was a semi-finalist in the 2015 Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition and won the Masin Family Academic Excellence Silver Award.

Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Morphy worked as an English instructor in South Korea. He studied in a Masters of Arts Program in Social Sciences.

Representative Matters

  • SPS Techs., LLC v. Briles Aerospace, Inc., 2019 WL 1974902 (C.D. Cal. Mar. 11, 2019)

  • Represented developers of a major video game franchise in a successful trademark enforcement campaign that forced more than 30 infringing mobile applications to stop infringing on client’s mark.
  • Obtained judgment for the full amount sought by client in a contract dispute and successfully defended against efforts to set aside the judgment.

Practice Areas

News & Publications

Community Involvement

Community & Professional

National Eagle Scout Association, Member
Los Angeles Lawyer's Philharmonic and Big Band of Barristers
UCLA Law Alumni Mentor

Education

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
B.M., Capital University

Admissions

  • 2016, California
  • U.S. District Courts, Central and Southern Districts of California

Languages

  • Korean
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