Glen W. Morgan is the managing partner of Reaud, Morgan & Quinn, L.L.P. He received his B.B.A. in General Business in 1975 from Lamar University and his Juris Doctorate degree from South Texas College of Law in 1978. He is a trial lawyer who specializes in Personal Injury and Business Litigation. Morgan has been named a Super Lawyer from 2004 to the present by the Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyer Section Top Texas Lawyers.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2006, and National Law Journal Top 50 Verdicts. In 2015 he was included in the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and was also selected by Trial Lawyer Board of Regents Litigator Awards honoring the Top One Percent of all lawyers.  He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a member of the Texas Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

In addition to his leadership of many organizations in his profession, Morgan has served as a board member of the Lamar University Foundation and the Lamar University College of Education and Human Development Advisory Board, is an honorary member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ Local 479, Beaumont Professional Firefighters Local 399, Beaumont Police Officers Association and Texas State Building and Construction Trades Association. A strong supporter of LU, he contributes to Cardinal Athletics, the Cardinal Club, and Friends of the Arts. He also established the Donald E. Morgan Scholarship at Lamar University in honor of his father, created the Morgan Charitable Fund, established and is a permanent board member of the Cris E. Quinn Charitable Foundation.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 1978
  • Lamar University
    • B.B.A. – 1975

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 1986 – 1994/Director 1994-05
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), Director, 1994 – 2005
  • Southeast Texas Trial Lawyers Association (SETTLA), President, 1994 – 1995
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • Jefferson County Lawyer Client Reconciliation Committee
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Industrial Accident Board Special Advisory Committee on Pharmaceuticals, 1987 – 1991
  • Lamar University Foundation, Board Member, 1987 – 1997

TRIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 1994 Laird v. E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. – $30,000,000 verdict Rape of store employee by third person. Inadequate security.
  • 1991 Cimino v. Raymark – Consolidation of asbestos trials in the Eastern District of Texas. 166 cases were tried to 2 juries in two courtrooms. Personally tried 12 cases and achieved the highest individual award being $3,500,000 for single laryngeal cancer case. The total verdicts for the cases personally tried were $8,708,000. The verdicts were against Celotex, Pittsburgh Corning and Fibreboard.
  • 1998 Wrench v. Pittsburgh Corning – $12,000,000 verdict against Pittsburgh Corning. 5 workers (2 non-malignancies, 2 lung cancers and 1 mesothelioma).
  • 2000 Parsons v. Owens Corning – Orange County – $16,000,000 settlement after 2 weeks of trial. 7 workers (4 non-malignancies, 1 other cancer, 1 lung cancer and 1 mesothelioma).
  • 2000 Edwards v. Pittsburgh Corning – Jefferson County – $52,000,000 verdict against Pittsburgh Corning and W.R. Grace. Five workers (4 non- malignancies and 1 lung cancer).
  • 2001 Douglas v. North American Refractories Company – Orange County – $30,000,000 verdict against NARCO. 6 workers (4 non-malignancies and 2 lung cancers).
  • 2001 Bell v. Dresser Industries – Orange County – $130,000,000 verdict against NARCO and Dresser. Five workers (2 non-malignancies, 1 other cancer and 2 lung cancers). National Law Journal; Thirteenth largest verdict in the U.S. in 2001

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • The Travelers Indemnity Company, et al and Common Law Settlement Counsel vs. Pearlie Bailey, et al, 08-295 & 08-307 (Supreme Court of the United States)
  • State of Texas vs. The American Tobacco Company, et al, 5:96-CV-91 (United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas – Texarkana Division)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Honorary Member, Beaumont Police Officers Association
  • Honorary Member, Texas State Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
  • Honorary Member, IBEW Local 479
  • Honorary Member, International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 399
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyer Section, Top Texas Lawyers, 2006 – 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – 2010
  • National Law Journal Top 50

SPEAKER

  • Speaker, Developments with the Creditors Committees, Mealey’s Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference, Chicago, IL, 2002
  • Speaker, North Brothers, a division of National Service Industries and Honeywell a/k/a North American Refractories Company, PALS Seminar, Dallas, TX, 2002

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES

  • Established the Donald E. Morgan Scholarship at Lamar University at Beaumont, Texas, in honor of my father for offspring of ironworkers or other deserving and qualified students.
  • Established the Morgan Charitable Fund to help area charities.
  • Established and permanent board member of the Cris E. Quinn Charitable Foundation in honor of law partner recently killed.
  • Established a teacher initiative program at Monsignor Kelly High School in Beaumont, Texas, to keep qualified teachers and attract the best teachers for a better education.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Established the Donald E. Morgan Scholarship at Lamar University at Beaumont, Texas, in honor of my father for offspring of ironworkers or other deserving and qualified students.
  • Established the Morgan Charitable Fund to help area charities.
  • Established and permanent board member of the Cris E. Quinn Charitable Foundation in honor of law partner recently killed. The purpose is to continue different community projects that were important to Cris in our area of Texas.
  • Established a teacher initiative program at Monsignor Kelly High School in Beaumont, Texas, to keep qualified teachers and attract the best teachers for a better education.

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

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