Michael Morris

Legal Affairs


Michael Morris has worked with JA-Tail Enterprises since its early conception. He received his J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law, where he was awarded the prestigious Order of the Coif and wrote for the Arizona Law Review. A former trial lawyer for the IRS and a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law, he is currently an attorney with the law firm of Valensi Rose. Mr. Morris' specialties are tax controversy and transactional matters; estate planning; and music, entertainment, and general business law. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” among Southern California lawyers for 2006, 2007, and 2008 by both Law and Politics and Los Angeles magazines.


Michael has put together several of JA-TAIL’s deals, including contracts with major television networks, music production agreements, CD and DVD distribution deals, and a joint-venture beverage deal with an Australian beverage company. He also writes law-related articles, moderates industry seminars, delivers speeches, and has served as the president of the California Copyright Conference.