R. Cabell Morris

Cab Morris is a corporate partner in Winston & Strawn's Chicago office who concentrates his practice in securities and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Morris works extensively with companies such as Motorola Solutions, Inc., Exelon Corporation, Illinois Tool Works Inc., AMSTED Industries Incorporated, Sycamore Partners and GATX Corporation, among others. In addition, Mr. Morris regularly represents underwriters in public securities offerings, including Citigroup Global Markets, Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan, and Barclays Capital.

In recent years, he has represented issuers and underwriters in public and Rule 144A debt offerings aggregating approximately $50 billion. He also has been involved in more than 20 initial public offerings for companies in various industries, including biotechnology, gaming, technology and manufacturing.

Mr. Morris also regularly represents emerging, pre-IPO companies in the technology and pharmaceuticals industries in exempt capital raising transactions.

Mr. Morris also is a certified public accountant and spent several years in the auditing group of Price Waterhouse. Mr. Morris received a B.A. from Michigan State University in 1982 and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1987.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Morris was listed in the 2014 and 2015 editions of Best Lawyers in America for securities/capital markets.


Mr. Morris serves on the faculty of the annual PLI program, Understanding the Securities Laws and Basics of Accounting for Lawyers.


  • Illinois


  • DePaul University, JD, 1987
  • Michigan State University, BA, 1982