- J.D., University of California, Hastings, 2010
- B.A., Northwestern University, 2007
- Extern to the Honorable Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Court for the Northern District
- Extern to the National Labor Relations Board Division of Judges – San Francisco
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Keahn N. Morris is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Keahn’s practice focuses on all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on traditional labor law, high-stakes employment-related litigation, and proactive counseling of management-side clients. Recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star", Keahn was identified as a top rated labor and employment attorney in San Francisco in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. He has significant experience in all aspects of labor-management relations law, including union corporate organizing campaigns, union relations, effective employer-employee communications, collective bargaining, injunctions, arbitrations, and litigation related to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). He also represents employers of all sizes in a wide range of employment actions in administrative forums and state and federal trial and appellate courts, including disputes involving wage and hour, whistleblower, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, trade secrets, misappropriation, and unfair competition. He regularly lectures on labor and employment-related topics and advises employers with respect to corporate transactions, reorganizations, workplace investigations, social media issues, and employment-related risk management and often prepares employment agreements, arbitration agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, employee handbooks, and human resources policies.
Keahn’s client base includes employers in healthcare, hospitality, retail, food and beverage, wine, manufacturing, transportation, education, and emerging growth/venture capital. He has a similar commitment to non-profit clients and regularly counsels museums and performing art centers in a wide range of labor and employment matters.
During law school, Keahn was a law clerk at the National Labor Relations Board’s Division of Judges in San Francisco where he assisted judges with litigation related to the NLRA. He also served as an extern to the Honorable Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court of Northern California.
- Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014-2017
Labor & Employment Law Blog Posts
- "5 New Laws: California Governor Approves Employee-Friendly Laws," October 13, 2017
- "Committee Approves Save Local Business Act – Redefining Joint Employer Liability," October 5, 2017
- "Save Local Business Act Introduced in the House," September 19, 2017
- "NLRB Orders Union To Drop Unlawful Grievance, to Dismiss Suit Seeking to Compel Neutral Employers to Arbitrate Grievance and to Pay The Employers’ Legal Fees and Defense Costs," June 5, 2017
- Labor & Employment Law Update, Fall 2017 Seminar Series, San Francisco (October 2017)
- California Labor and Employment Law Update, California Association of Health Facilities Summer Conference, Long Beach (July 2016)
- Breakfast With Your Labor Lawyer, Spring 2017 Seminar Series, Palo Alto (May 2017)
- California Labor and Employment Law Update, California Association of Health Facilities Spring Legislative Conference, Sacramento (March 2016)
- Surveying the New Labor Law Landscape: A Rocky Road Ahead, San Francisco (May 2015)
- California Labor and Employment Law Update, California Association of Health Facilities Spring Legislative Conference, Sacramento (March 2015)
- Labor Roundtable: The New Joint Employer Standard Under the NLRB, San Francisco (December 2015)
- Labor Seminar Breakfast Series, New Developments Under the NLRB, San Francisco (December 2014)
- California Breakfast Series: California Workplace Law Update, San Francisco (December 2013)
- Fall 2017 Seminar SeriesOctober 18, 2017
- American Bar Association - Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA
- Bar Association of San Francisco
- California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)
- California Bar Association