• PRACTICE FOCUS+
  • EDUCATION+
    • Mississippi College School of Law
      J.D., cum laude, 2009; Chief Executive Editor, Mississippi College Law Review; Moot Court Board; President, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
    • University of South Alabama
      B.A., magna cum laude, in History, 2005
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Mississippi
    • Alabama
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • CLERKSHIP+
    • Law Clerk to the Hon. Sul Ozerden, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi

Nicholas F. Morisani

Nick Morisani practices in the area of labor and employment and represents both private and public employers in defense of discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and hostile work environment claims. Mr. Morisani also represents clients in defense of civil rights claims arising under the U.S. Constitution.

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Nick Morisani practices in the area of labor and employment and represents both private and public employers in defense of discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and hostile work environment claims. Mr. Morisani also represents clients in defense of civil rights claims arising under the U.S. Constitution.

Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Mr. Morisani served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sul Ozerden, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi, and as a litigation associate at a large Southeastern law firm, where he practiced in the areas of general and commercial litigation and tried cases in the state courts of Alabama.

Insights

Publications
  • eLABORate: NLRB Restores pre-Browning-Ferris Standard for Joint Employers (12/15/2017)
  • Author, "Is It Enough Just to Complain? How Courts Have Addressed Whether the Participation Clause in Title VII’s Anti-Retaliation Provision Requires a Good Faith, Reasonable Belief,” The MDA Quarterly, The Publication of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Summer 2017)
  • eLABORate: Interpretation of FLSA 'Tip Credit' Provision Continues to Unfold (8/23/2016)
  • Author, "Are Offers Satisfying a Plaintiff’s Claim for Relief a Moot Point after Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez?" The MDA Quarterly , The Publication of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Summer 2016)
  • Co-Author, “Challenging Your Opponent’s Expert: Due Diligence is Key,” Trials and Tribulations, The Newsletter of the DRI’s Trial Tactics Committee (Winter 2012)
  • Co-Author, "No Duty, No Accountability? Not So Fast.... Mississippi Embraces Equitable Subrogation,” The MDA Quarterly, The Publication of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Vol. 36, No. 4 (Winer 2012)
  • Co-Author, “Heck, Excessive Force, and the Fifth Circuit,” 29 Miss. C. L. Rev. 3 (2010)
Speaking Engagements
News

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Co-editor, The Quarterly)
  • Mississippi Kidney Foundation (Board of Trustees)
  • University of South Alabama National Alumni Association (Board of Directors)