Mark Salah Morgan


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Mark Salah Morgan is an experienced trial lawyer and serves as outside general counsel to several privately held companies based in New Jersey and New York. He also serves as a trusted advisor to private wealth clients and prominent individuals on confidential matters, including family offices for high net worth families. Mark combines a diverse trial practice with a deep understanding of clients’ businesses across the healthcare, financial, media, natural gas and technology industries. He also maintains a portfolio of international clients based in the Middle East North African (MENA) region that have business dealings in the United States.

Mark assists clients with strategies to contain, manage, and resolve both civil and criminal crises, and has represented clients before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Mark was an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law School from 2008 to 2012, and serves as a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo. He is the former chairman of the board of directors of a non-profit, non-governmental organization of the United Nations dedicated to global issues education. He currently serves on various civic and charitable organizations, including on the Board of Trustees of The Peck School, the Board of Directors of Coptic Orphans, and the Advisory Board of Agora University.

Mark serves on the firm's Executive Board. He also currently serves on its Strategic Growth Committee, which is dedicated to the recruitment of lateral partners and law firms that are accretive to Day Pitney’s practices.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Served as lead trial counsel for the largest privately held medical communications company in North America in a jury trial that resulted in an award of lost profits and attorney's fees

Served as lead trial counsel in an international arbitration involving the development of the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course Korea that resulted in a multi-million dollar award on behalf of the U.S. co-developer

Served as lead trial counsel in a constitutional challenge against a local government relating to the enactment of legislation that resulted in a judgment invalidating the legislation

Served as co-lead trial counsel in a federal court action involving dipping sonar systems for NATO’s fleet of EH-101 and NH-90 helicopters that resulted in a multi-million dollar judgment

Served as lead trial counsel to a collateral manager in an interpleader action concerning a $1 billion part-synthetic Collateralized Debt Obligation transaction

Served as lead counsel in a federal civil RICO suit against a 401(k) Plan Administrator who embezzled retirement funds that resulted in a monetary recovery and the Plan Administrator being criminally prosecuted and convicted


Education and Credentials

Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D.
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A.
State of New Jersey
State of New York
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
New Jersey Supreme Court, Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution (CDR)
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
Morris County Bar Association
Middlesex County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court, Graduate
Arabic - Egyptian dialect

Recognition and Community


Honored with the "Leading By Example Award" by Coptic-Orphans, 2017

Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2015-2023

Recognized as an Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association for pro bono commitment, 2014

Recipient of the Military Veterans Justice Award presented by the G.I. Go Fund, 2014

Chosen as one of the New Jersey Law Journal's 2014 "New Leaders of the Bar"

Selected as the guest of honor for the 27th Annual Geraldo Rivera Golf Classic in recognition of his work with children that have developmental disabilities, 2014

Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2012

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Rutgers Center for Security, Race and Rights, Board of Advisors

Coptic Orphans, Board of Directors

The Peck School, Board of Trustees

Agora University, Advisory Board

Life’s WORC and the Family Center for Autism, immediate past Executive Board Member

Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project, Immediate Past Co-coordinator