Taft attorney Donnie Morgan was quoted in the article “Citizens Energy teams with city, state leaders to announce lawsuits aimed at ‘bad actor’ apartment owners,” which was published by the Indianapolis Business Journal on April 13. Morgan and Taft litigator James Dawson represent the City of Indianapolis in one of three coordinated lawsuits filed against the owners of several troubled apartment complexes by the City, the Indiana Attorney General’s Office, and Citizens Energy Group. Read the article here (subscription required).
Morgan is a member of Taft’s appellate practice and public law team. He has extensive experience advising elected officials and practicing at all levels of the federal and Indiana judicial systems, including work on appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Indiana Supreme Court. He serves on the board of governors for the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association’s board of directors, and the Section 1983 subcommittee of the Seventh Circuit’s Committee on Pattern Civil Jury Instructions. Prior to joining Taft, he served as corporation counsel and chief litigation counsel for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County.
Dawson is a member of Taft’s litigation practice team. He concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on landlord/tenant and creditors’ and debtors’ rights litigation, including the prosecution and defense of commercial collection actions, commercial mortgage foreclosures, and litigation involving sales, negotiable instruments, banking, and secured transactions.