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Colby S. Morgan Jr.

In Memoriam

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Colby S. Morgan Jr.


Colby S. Morgan, Jr., our friend and colleague, passed away on May 24, 2022.

Colby was of counsel in the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He served as managing attorney and senior counsel at FedEx in the company’s employment litigation group.

Colby handled a large volume of federal and state lawsuits, as well as administrative proceedings, for many years. Colby’s background included all forms of discrimination and disability litigation, denial of benefits matters, qualified domestic relations orders, mediation, EEOC class actions, bankruptcy and appellate practice. He also litigated non-compete and unfair competition claims, franchise liability, products liability, workers compensation and insurance-related matters. During his time at FedEx, Colby received several awards for his litigation successes, including the Five Star award - FedEx’s highest honor - as well as multiple Bravo Zulu awards and a “Star Rating” for outstanding performance.

Honors and Recognitions

  • FedEx Five Star Award
  • FedEx Bravo Zulu Award for outstanding performance
  • FedEx Star Rating for outstanding performance
  • Holiday Inns, Operations Awareness Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, "Distinguished® - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement"
  • Memphis Latino Leadership Community Executive Award (2013 Finalist)
  • Tennessee Sons of the American Revolution, Patriot Medal, the highest award given for long, faithful and outstanding service
  • Who’s Who in American Law (10th, 11th, 14th, and 15th Editions)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Community Legal Center, Volunteer Attorney handling immigration matters
  • Memphis Emmaus Community, Past Chairman of the Board
  • National Hispanic Professional Organization in Memphis, Board Member
  • Su Casa Family Ministries, Past Board Member
  • Tennessee Sons of the American Revolution, Past President and National Trustee