The law firm of Sherman & Howard announced that Michelle M. Morris has joined its Phoenix office as a Member of the Business and Corporate Department. She brings more than 15 years’ experience to the firm. Michelle’s practice focuses on intellectual property and trademark matters, including development and implementation of brand strategies, trademark prosecution and enforcement, trademark licensing and other intellectual property agreements, and work with foreign agents regarding foreign trademark strategy. Michelle also will provide general corporate legal services including general business counseling and transactions.

“We are excited to have Michelle join Sherman & Howard,” says Gregory Falls, managing partner of the firm’s Phoenix and Scottsdale offices. “She is a well-known trademark attorney, and her experience in that area will be a great complement to the business and litigation services we offer our clients.”

Michelle is an author and speaker on intellectual property and trademark issues affecting businesses. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Intellectual Property Law Section), the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the International Trademark Association.

Michelle graduated, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University College of Law, where she was the senior managing editor of ASU’s Law Journal, and received her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. Michelle clerked for the Honorable Frederick J. Martone on the Arizona Supreme Court. Prior to joining Sherman & Howard, she worked at Ryley Carlock & Applewhite and Perkins Coie.