Mr. Matthew Moffett, Attorney, Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP will be speaking on the topic “Independent Counsel in Environmental/Toxic Tort Cases.” This conference offers the latest in topics from both the Construction and Environmental Committees. A wide range of issues will be covered including genetics and toxic tort claims, developing effective national defenses, green coverage, building information modeling (BIM), design professional and contractor risk transfer, multi-party litigation, ISO amendments, and more.
Matt Moffett is a civil litigation defense attorney of 23 years, handling cases in both state and federal courts. His legal ability is rated “AV”, as published in Martindale-Hubbell. He is listed among the Georgia Super Lawyers in Atlanta Magazine, most recently as one of the top 100 lawyers in Georgia.
Mr. Moffett is regularly called upon to evaluate and negotiate pending claims and if necessary to try cases having significant damages risk and exposure. Matt has tried many cases to defense verdict for his clients, and since 2010 alone he has won at trial for the defense in eleven high risk, significant exposure cases.
Civil litigation defense practice involves: General Liability claims, Multi-District Litigation, Employment Practices Litigation, Insurance coverage and Professional Liability
While at Emory School of Law, Mr. Moffett was selected to become a part of the Emory Moot Court Society. Representing his law school, he then competed in the Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition where he was selected as the Best Advocate. From there he competed for Emory regionally and nationally in the National Moot Court Competition, again being selected as the Best Advocate and helping Emory win the national championship.
Mr. Moffett is a member of the executive committee of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, and most recently was the chair of the GDLA Trial Academy. He is a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
As a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Mr. Moffett is a graduate of the Litigation Management Institute, hosted by Columbia School of Law in New York City.
About the CLM
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in
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Susan Wisbey-Smith, Communications Manager
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance