Saul J. Morse

Saul J. Morse

Of Counsel

Saul J. Morse has focused his extensive practice on legislative matters, health law, insurance, and municipal law. Early in his career, Mr. Morse became Chief Counsel to the Minority Leader of the Illinois State Senate before serving as counsel to the Governor of Illinois in the only statewide contest of an election in Illinois history. Thereafter, for many years Mr. Morse served as General Counsel to the Illinois State Medical Society and to ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company, the largest insurer of professional liability of physicians in the State of Illinois. In 2010, with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, he was asked by the Illinois Department of Insurance to establish and manage an insurance pool for individuals with pre-existing health conditions. He has served as a member of the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Board, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, and the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission as both a Commissioner and Chair all by appointment of several Governors of Illinois.

During his career, Mr. Morse has handled matters before the Illinois Supreme Court and has submitted briefs on behalf of his clients to the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Morse brings his exceptional experience in all manner of legislative, health, municipal, and insurance law matters to clients at Brown, Hay + Stephens.


  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois (J.D. - 1982)
  • University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois (B.A., History - 1969)