William E. Morgan

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William E. Morgan

Attorney Bill Morgan represents both public and private employers with a focus on employment and personnel-related matters, including discrimination claims, administrative issues, sexual harassment, and all matters affecting human resources departments such as health care, employee benefits, and employment contracts. 

With more than 12 years as Corporation Counsel for Wisconsin counties, Morgan has an in-depth knowledge of the needs and issues facing local government. His municipal practice emphasizes open meeting and open record matters; drafting and enforcement of zoning and land use regulations; contract review and litigation; labor relations and collective bargaining; municipal collections; and other employee-related matters.

A shareholder with Murphy Desmond, Morgan is also a state licensed lobbyist with interest in matters affecting the growth of businesses throughout Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1992
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1992, J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1989, B.A.
Associations and Memberships
  • Community Around The Children's Hospital (CATCH), Board Member (2018)
  • Leadership Greater Madison Alumni Association, President (2016)
  • Wisconsin Early Childhood Association, Fund Development Committee, Past
  • Leadership Greater Madison, Class of 2010
  • Rainbow Childcare, Inc., Board of Directors, Past President, VP
  • Green County Family YMCA, Board of Directors, Past President, VP
  • PPAC Court Security Subcommittee (2007-2010)
  • District 12 Committee, Office of Lawyer Regulation (2006-2008)
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Bill is an Ironman and then some! He has completed three Ironman (IM) races in Wisconsin (‘04, ‘06 and ‘08) which includes a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and full marathon 26.2-mile run -- all in one day! He has also done several half-IM races, completed a stand-alone marathon, and rode his bike in a one-day solo ride from Rice Lake to Sturgeon Bay, WI (nearly 300 miles). Ask Bill to show you his IM tattoo!