Porter Heath Morgan, Partner

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Porter Heath Morgan, IV, represents clients with their virtual general and compliance counsel needs.

Heath is a third generation collection attorney with over 15 years of experience as in-house counsel for several companies in the collection industry.  Additionally, Heath has 10 years of experience in collection litigation with CFPB regulated collection law firms in the financial services industry.  Heath is a partner with the firm’s virtual compliance and general counsel practice and has experience in many different industry segments including commercial, first party and third party healthcare, telecom, and retail financial services including CFPB oversight and governance. 

Prior to joining the firm, Heath represented three different ACA PPMS Certified collection agencies as general and corporate counsel.  Heath’s practice experience includes compliance, defense litigation, contracts, employment and HR matters.  Heath’s compliance focus includes:

  • Client and CFPB related audits,

  • Collection Litigation programs to improve compliance, efficiency, and revenue,

  • Compliance Management System process, procedures, and controls,

  • Omni-Channel Communication implementation,

  • Vendor Management Oversight Programs. 

He is passionate about education through many mediums, and has presented seminars and teleseminars on many aspects of the ARM industry for ACA International, Colorado Creditor’s Bar Association, International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC), Medical, Dental, and Hospital Business Association (MDHBA), American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM), and the Healthcare Finance Management Association (HFMA). 

Heath has also produced two documentary films, The Trials of Law School and The Ballad of Willie and Lucille: Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal & Oil

Courts of Admittance:
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District of Colorado

Recent Presentations:

  • Regulatory and Legal Update for Healthcare Collections, LoneStar Chapter HFMA Annual Conference, April 2019

  • Regulatory and Legal Update for Healthcare Collections, Arkansas HFMA Annual Conference, April 2019

  • The Nuts and Bolts of Collecting Judgments, Colorado Bar Association, February 2019

  • The Future of Collection Communications, CCBA CLE, November 2018

  • Preventive Strategies for Call and Letter Baiting, ACA Fall Forum, November 2018

  • Regulatory, Legal, and Judicial Update, MDHBA Annual Conference, October 2018

  • Emerging Technology in Collection Communications, MDHBA Annual Conference, October 2018

  • Emerging Technology in Collection Communications, ACA MAP Conference, July 2018

  • Avoiding Frivolous Litigation, MDHBA Webinar, February 2018

  • Emerging Technology & The Future of Patient Phone Calls, Oklahoma HFMA, January 2018

  • Legal & Regulatory Update for Healthcare ARM Profession, MDHBA Annual Conference, October 2017

  • Recent Developments with the CFPB, CCBA August 2017

  • Legal Issues For Healthcare Collections – MDHBA Annual Conference, April 2017

  • The Business of Accounts Receivable for In-House Counsel, March 2017

  • Regulatory & Legal Update for Healthcare Collections, HFMA Oklahoma Chapter, January 2017

  • Legal Issues Affecting the Healthcare ARM Profession, MDHBA Annual Conference, October 2016

  • There’s An App for That – Modern Trends in Consumer Litigation, ACA International, June 2016

  • Emerging Technology in Consumer Litigation, CCBA, June 2016

  • Don’t Auto Dial That Phone, the Fallout from the 2015 FCC TCPA Ruling on Healthcare Providers, Oklahoma HFMA, April 2016

  • Recent Legal Issues Affecting Healthcare Collections – MDHBA Annual Conference, October 2015

  • What You Need to Know About the FCC’s New TCPA Ruling – August, 2015

  • Recent Legal Issues Affecting Healthcare Collections, MDHBA April 2015

  • HIPAA Update 2014 – MDHBA, June 2014

  • What In-House Counsel Need to Know About Accounts Receivable – BCBA CLE, September 2013

  • New Rules for Non Bank Entities in the New Age of CFPB Oversight – June, 2013

  • Moving Forward: Collecting and Litigating after Lego – CCBA CLE, March 2012

  • What You Need to Know About the TCPA in Commercial Collections – IACC, February 2012

  • Burning Issues in the Collection Industry – ACA International Leadership Symposium, January 2012

  • Adding Collection Fees – ACA International Teleseminar, November 2011

  • Collecting on Time Barred Debt – ACA International Teleseminar, May 2011

  • TCPA: What You Need to Know – ACA International Spring Forum 2011, March 2011

  • Medical Privacy Rights of Minors – MDHBA Teleseminar, March 2011

Contact:
hmorgan@mamlaw.com

Education:
University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., 2004)
Southern Methodist University (B.A., 2000. B.B.A., 2001)

Memberships and Service:

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Kansas Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • Wyoming Bar Association 

  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

  • American Healthcare Lawyers Association (AHLA)

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

  • Medical, Dental, Hospital Business Association (MDHBA)
    President’s Award, 2015

  • National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA)

  • Colorado Creditors Bar Association
    Board of Directors – 2011 – current
    Vice President, 2011 – 2013
    CLE Committee – 2011 – current; Chair 2018 - current

  • ACA
    Members Attorney Program Committee – 2017 - current
    Legal Fund Committee – 2010 – 2012
    Legislative Committee – 2011 – 2012
    International Council of Delegates, 2013