Clinton S. Morse

Of Counsel || Richmond, San Antonio

Mr. Morse focuses his practice on the representation of unionized companies through collective bargaining negotiations, grievance and arbitrations, and National Labor Relations Board matters for national and international companies with operations across the United States. Mr. Morse is considered one of the region’s key outside counsel for union-free management issues including union avoidance strategies, management training, and election campaigns. His clients range from defense contractors, high tech manufacturers, automotive suppliers and distributors to paper, chemical and fiber conglomerates.

In addition to labor law, Mr. Morse’s practice also includes a broad range of employment and wage and hour law matters. He is a sought-after speaker in labor and employment topics in Virginia and neighboring states for employment, management, and industry trade groups.

Mr. Morse is very active in the community. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Salem, Virginia, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, and the Management Association of Western Virginia. He is a past Board Chair, Executive Committee Member of Board Member of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

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  • J.D., with highest honors, University of Texas, 1970
  • B.S., cum laude, Washington and Lee University, 1967

Admittance to Practice

  • Virginia
  • Texas

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association (Member and former chairman, Labor Relations and Employment Law Section)
  • Rotary Club of Kerrville, TX
  • Order of the Coif
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law – Management, and Labor Law – Management (1987-present)
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Roanoke Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year (2014)
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Roanoke Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year (2013)
  • Listed in Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” for Labor & Employment Law
  • Recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine, Employment & Labor (2006-2018)
  • Recognized by Roanoker magazine as a leading Labor & Employment lawyer
  • Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers in Labor & Employment Law