Morgan is a Los Angeles attorney with his namesake firm of Pietz & Shahriari LLP, as a specialist for intellectual property, entertainment industry matters, business and consumer disputes, and related insurance issues. He pioneered a first-of-its-kind defense to copyright infringement, representing and counseling a variety of companies and creative individuals who have substantial IP portfolios.
Mr. Pietz began his career as an intellectual property associate in the Los Angeles office of Paul Hastings LLP, then founded his own Manhattan Beach law firm in 2010. Mr. Pietz is on the Executive Committee of the California Society of Entertainment Lawyers, an officer on the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Association, and a former member of the statewide Conference of California Bar Association’s board of directors. He received his B.S. from Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Services and his J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.