Morgan Pike Epperson

Associate || Birmingham

Morgan represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment law matters, defending clients against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.

Before joining Ogletree, Morgan graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she served on the Alabama Law Review, the National Labor and Employment Moot Court Team, the Moot Court Board, the Career Services Advisory Board, and the Faculty-Recruitment Dean’s Advisory Board. During law school, Morgan clerked at Ogletree’s Birmingham office and a large, Birmingham-based civil defense firm. Morgan also interned at both the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and served as a research assistant to Professor J. Shahar Dillbary, researching discrimination in the financial services industry.

Prior to attending law school, Morgan interned with Caesars Entertainment Corporation and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in human resources, hotel and casino management, and food and beverage management. She graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, magna cum laude with a degree in Hotel Administration.

Morgan grew up in Dothan, Alabama but lived in Okinawa, Japan; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama before making Birmingham her home. Outside of work, Morgan loves to travel, read, watch college football, and spend time with her family, especially her husband, Joe, and her basset-hound rescue, Harley.

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Education

  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2012

Admittance to Practice

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Young Lawyers’ Section and Labor and Employment Section)
  • Alabama Bar Association (Young Lawyers’ Section and Labor and Employment Section)
  • The Florida Bar (Young Lawyers Division)

Speeches

  • Wiregrass Human Resources Management Association 19th Annual Forum and Exhibitor Fair - "Navigating HR" and "Five Common Hiring Mistakes" - Dothan - November 14, 2018
  • Gulf Coast HR Conference - "Creative Benefits to Retain Top Talent" - Mobile - November 2, 2018
  • Alabama Law Review – Best Senior Editor
  • Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition – Semifinalist, Best Brief
  • Campbell Moot Court Board
  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

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