Power Lawyers 2012
"I got in fights a couple of times," admits Morris. "But as I get older, sometimes I regret being so violent." The rebellious lawyer reps the ultimate anti-establishmentarians, South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone. (He just did deals to extend their show through its 20th season and for their national tour of The Book of Mormon.) Growing up with a dad who worked in waste management, the NYU law school grad -- who also reps Mike Judge and Matthew McConaughey -- says he went into law "because I wanted to know what the rules were, so I could break them."
➻ How I get leverage "Deals are like staring contests: Wait it out, then know when to strike."