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Matthew P. Moriarty

Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.2276 | F 216.592.5009

Matthew Moriarty has had a wide variety of experience in the courtroom, including products liability, medical and legal malpractice, personal injury, securities, defamation, contracts, insurance coverage, general business litigation, and business and professional disciplinary cases.

Matt's practice focuses on representing companies in products liability and pharmaceutical defense and hospitals in professional liability cases. He has tried over 50 jury cases to verdict in state and federal courts, and appeared before a number of state and federal appellate courts. Matt is also a trained mediator.

Matt is board certified as a civil trial lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has published several articles in legal and medical journals, has taught at legal and medical seminars, and periodically taught trial advocacy at the CWRU law school. He volunteers his time as an arbitrator for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association in lawyer-client fee disputes, and as a member of the board of directors of an adoption agency. 

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education & admissions


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1981)
  • Georgetown University (A.B., 1978)

state admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • Florida, 1982
  • West Virginia, 1986

federal admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
publications & events

Speaking Engagements

  • “What Tangled Webs We Lawyers Weave: Legal and Ethical Issues in the Medical Corporate Tree,” West Virginia United Health System (January 2014)
  • "Yoga and the First Amendment: Does Yoga Promote Religion?," Moderator, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (April 2013)



Awards & Professional Recognition

  • Ohio Super Lawyers® (2004-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2012-2018)
    • 2015 Cleveland Lawyer of the Year (Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants)

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