Veronica L. Morrison Appointed to PA Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Evidence
HARRISBURG, PA, September 8, 2023 — Veronica L. Morrison, a Shareholder in Stevens & Lee’s Construction, Litigation and Real Estate Departments, has been appointed to a five-year term on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Committee on Rules of Evidence. Her term commences October 1, 2023.
Ms. Morrison was recommended for the Committee by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice P. Kevin Brobson for her knowledge of the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and trial court experience. Working closely with fellow Committee members, she will advise and assist the High Court in reviewing, clarifying, and amending the evidence law rules governing all court proceedings in the Commonwealth.
Ms. Morrison is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on construction law. She also assists with a range of commercial, real estate and environmental litigation issues as well as procurement and administrative matters. Her clients include commercial real estate owners and developers, general contractors, subcontractors, local governments, national health care insurance providers, and large and small commercial business owners. Ms. Morrison counsels clients, particularly those with large construction projects, on risk avoidance and options for alternative dispute resolution.
Ms. Morrison is a Hearing Committee Member for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board, sits on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section Council, and serves on the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Workforce Development Committee and as Chair of its Inclusion, Diversity and Unity Committee.
In 2023, Ms. Morrison was distinguished by City & State PA’s “Above and Beyond Award” for her litigation acumen in construction law and her dedication to community growth. She was also listed among Central Penn Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” in 2021 and “30 Women of Influence” in 2017.
Ms. Morrison received her J.D. from the Washington University School of Law and graduated with a B.S. in Criminology from the Pennsylvania State University.