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Matthew P. Moriarty

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 Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He volunteers his time as an arbitrator for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association in lawyer-client fee disputes and is a member of the board of directors of an adoption agency. Matt is on the mediation rosters for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1981)
Georgetown University (A.B., 1978)
State Admissions
Ohio, 1981
Florida, 1982
West Virginia, 1987
Federal Admissions
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

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)

Publications

  • Ohio Super Lawyers® (2004-2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2012-2022)
    • 2022 Cleveland Lawyer of the Year (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)
    • 2020 Cleveland Lawyer of the Year (Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants)
    • 2015 Cleveland Lawyer of the Year (Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants)