ORANGE COUNTY, November 13, 2019: The Orange County Business Journal has named Morgan Lewis partners Ellen Bancroft, Chris Cox, and Jeff Moorad to its OC 500 list for 2019. Part of the publication’s fourth annual Directory of Influence, the list represents a selection of newsmakers, influencers, business executives, and others who drive Orange County’s diverse and always-changing economy.
The publication highlighted Ellen’s work leading a significant expansion of Morgan Lewis’s Orange County office and integrating an intellectual property team of nine partners and more than 40 of counsel, associates, technical specialists, patent agents, and docketing personnel. Chris was noted for his 23 years spent in Washington, DC, serving as White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, chairman of the Homeland Security Committee in the US House of Representatives, and the fifth-ranking elected leader in the House. Chairman of Morgan Lewis’s global sports industry initiative, Jeff was highlighted by the publication for his extensive career in the sports industry as a franchise owner, agent, and lawyer.