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Sean T Morris

About me

Sean is a native of Long Island, NY, and lives in Potomac, Maryland, with his wife, three small children, and chocolate Labrador retriever.  He spends as much time as he can outside, especially on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Administrative Law: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Real Estate: 25%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Sage Ward

    Sean is my "go to" guy on all matters food and beverage law. An excellent lawyer, wonderful guy, and fantastic at navigating the rather byzantine paths for liquor licenses, etc. in DC and Maryland. If you are a restauranteur, or have a client who is a restauranteur, keep Sean's number handy!


    Daniel Ward Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

The Morris Law Firm, LLC

4845 Rugby Avenue
Suite 302
Bethesda, MD, 20814


NYCurrently registered 201303/07/2016
DCActive 200507/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Magna Cum LaudeCatholic University of America, Columbus School of Law2004
Plato Papps Labor Law FellowshipCatholic University2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMiles & Stockbridge P.C.2008 - 2010
AssociateVinson & Elkins, LLP2006 - 2008
AssociateAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Licensing and Compliance ProfessionalsAssociate Member2014 - Present
Restaurant Association of Metropolitan WashingtonProfessional Member2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2005 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
John Carroll SocietyN/AN/A
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Maryland State Bar Association, Agricultural Law CommitteeCouncil Member2014 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Maryland State Highway Administration v. [Client]Petition denied. Key 30+ year-old eminent domain law declared unconstitutional.
In re Fire Station 1 Restaurant and BreweryCharges dismissed and no liquor violation found
A Guy Named Moe, LLC v. Chipotle Mexican Grill of Colorado, LLCPetition for Writ of Certiorari granted by Maryland Court of Appeals
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Daily Record (Maryland)Hold the Jackhammers, MoCo Judge Tells SHA2014
Bethesda MagazineLiquor License Residency Requirement A Hurdle To Some2014
Maryland Bar BulletinLiquor Liability, Licensing Issues on Tap in 20142013
Catholic University Law ReviewTaking Stock in the Public Trust Doctrine2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
State University of New York, Stony BrookPolitical ScienceMA - Masters2000
Georgetown UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar Association Annual MeetingDiversifying Farm Operations Through the Production of Alcoholic Beverages2015