Robert Wayne “Bob” Morgan was a beloved Attorney at Berry Moorman P.C.

Bob was born on June 4, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio. In 1968, he achieved his BBA from the University of Michigan. That same year, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an Ensign and was accepted to the U.S. Naval Officer Candidate School and commissioned in 1969. He was assigned to active duty to the Beach Jumper Unit 1 – Special Warfare. He served two combat tours in Vietnam, one in 1969 and the second in 1970-1971. He was promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade before being discharged in 1972. His military awards include: Expert Rifleman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, and the Navy Commendation Medal.

Bob earned his JD from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1974 and was the recipient of awards for outstanding scholarship. His specialty was management-side labor and employment law and commercial litigation with focuses on union organizational activities, collective bargaining, contract administration, and litigation and defense claims of discrimination and wrongful discharge. He had Bar and Court admissions in the State of Michigan, U.S. Eastern and Western Districts, U.S. Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Throughout his career, Bob taught as an associate and adjunct professor for Eastern Michigan University College of Business (1974-1987) and University of Toledo College of Law in 1975. He was a speaker at the University of Toledo Law Review 335, “Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair”, the 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference where he presented, “The Borderline Employee: Salvage or Fire, or in Search of the Righteous Discharge”, and the Midwinter Meeting of Labor Law under the National Labor Relations Act where he presented, “Black Hole II, Selected RICO Developments and Impact of Labor”.

Bob was a member of the Michigan Bar Association and the American Bar Association: Section on Labor Law, Committee on Development of Labor Law under the National Labor Relations Act, and was a contributing editor to the BNA treatise entitled, “The Developing Labor Law”.

Outside of his love for the law, Bob was a lifelong supporter of the University of Michigan athletics. He was a voracious reader, enthusiastic logophile, amateur dissectologist, and lifetime member of the Barton Hills Country Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan.