Heckler and Frabizzio
Insurance Defense Litigation

John Wyatt Morgan

Of Counsel

JOHN W. MORGAN (Firm Tenure: 21 years; Position: Workers’ Compensation Partner), born West Chester, Pennsylvania, October 30, 1959; admitted to bar, 1992, Delaware and Pennsylvania; 1993, New Jersey.  Education:  University of Delaware (B.A. 1982); Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1991).  Assistant City Solicitor, City of Wilmington, 1995-1999.  Member:  Delaware State Bar Association (Chair, Labor & Employment Section 1994-1995).  PRACTICE AREAS:  Workers Compensation; Labor & Employment

John Wyatt Morgan is a Partner with the Wilmington law firm of Heckler & Frabizzio where he has specialized in the defense of Workers’ Compensation matters on behalf of self-insured employers and insurance carriers in the State of Delaware since joining the firm during January 2000. Prior to joining Heckler & Frabizzio, Mr. Morgan served as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Wilmington where he concentrated his practice in the area of labor and employment including union contract disputes, grievances, contract negotiations and responding to charges of discrimination. Mr. Morgan also worked for a number of years as a Hearing Officer for the State of Delaware, Department of Labor. Mr. Morgan has received the Annual Delaware Top Lawyer designation for Workers Compensation by Delaware Today Magazine on multiple years. Mr. Morgan is past Chair of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law. He has been a member of the Delaware State Bar since 1992. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Charles H. Toliver, IV of the Delaware Superior Court. He received his B.A. degree in economics from the University of Delaware and his JD degree from Widener University School of Law.


Mr. Morgan was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania on October 30, 1959.  During what would have been his 9th grade educational experience in Delaware, he moved with his parents to a suburb of London, England for a year. He returned to Newark, Delaware and graduated from Newark High School. For approximately 20 years he resided in North Wilmington with his wife, Sharon, and their daughter, Christina.  John and Sharon moved to nearby Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania during 2021.  Christina now lives in Bethesda Maryland.  John enjoys an active lifestyle and particularly enjoys running and golf.  He is proud he completed his first full marathon during April 2016 and hopes to complete not only a second full marathon but also a par round of golf at The DuPont Country Club.