Joi Morris is Senior Counsel in our Los Angeles office. She has represented businesses of all sizes, charitable organizations, individuals, and trusts in complex litigation in both state and federal courts. A graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, Joi began her legal career at an international law firm. Her career has been consistently marked by a commitment to pro bono work and service to nonprofit organizations.
Ms. Morris has a deep expertise in medical research grant contracts, nonprofit governance, organizational planning, reasonable compensation, fundraising compliance, and all matters relating to tax exempt public charities and private foundations. She also serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of HeritX, a nonprofit organization focused on research to prevent inherited cancer, which she co-founded in 2015. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to nonprofit governance, inherited cancers, and research advocacy.