Michael Morrison

Director, Client Development
New York City

Michael is Director of Client Development, focused on further developing Latitude’s relationships with legal departments and law firms nationwide. He is based in New York.

Prior to joining Latitude, Michael was a Senior Client Development manager at Priori Legal, where he helped Fortune 500 in-house teams find, hire, and manage flexible legal talent. Before that, Michael founded multiple companies in distinct and varied industries. He began his career as a commercial litigator, but shortly thereafter founded the structured finance company LifeSpring. As its CEO, Michael successfully oversaw the origination and securitization of $2.5B in tradeable insurance related assets. Later, Michael founded both Riker Hill Films – under which he produced the film Explicit Ills starring Paul Dano, Rosario Dawson, and Naomi Harris – and Riker Hill Records. He ultimately transitioned into artist management, founding Groundwork, and working with such notable artists as Tate McRae, Sister Sparrow, Marc Cohn, Nikki Yanofsky among many others.

Michael has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

He resides in Closter, New Jersey, with his wife Melissa, his daughters Ashley and Avery and his dog Parker. In his spare time, Michael is fanatical about movies, the University of Michigan and New York sports teams, music, theater, and the band Phish.

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