America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®

Submitted by HKM Profession… on Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:20

MoranW HKM Professional Association is pleased to announce the selection of our President and senior trial lawyer, William L. Moran, among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® for 2018.  Selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the most exceptional Civil Defense Litigators in the nation. 

Candidates are carefully screened through comprehensive Qualitative Comparative Analysis based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant case results, representative high stakes matters, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state. 

Only the top 100 qualifying defense litigators in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®.  With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of litigators in the community.

Throughout his 30+ year legal career, Bill has distinguished himself as an accomplished litigator. He regularly represents consumer, commercial and industrial product manufacturers, retailers and insurers. He focuses his practice in the areas of Class Action DefenseCommercial LitigationConstruction LitigationEmployment LitigationEnvironmental LitigationInsurance Related LitigationProduct Liability Defense, and Toxic Torts. Bill is a frequent lecturer and author for continuing education programs, seminars and law school classes. He is a former Associate Editor and contributing author for Minnesota Defense (the publication of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association).

Bill is admitted to practice in the state courts of Minnesota and federal district courts in Minnesota, Nebraska, the Western District of Wisconsin, the United States Courts of Appeal for the 7th and 8th Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. He has also appeared pro hac vice in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Bill has an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell* and has repeatedly been named a SuperLawyer.  In 2017, Bill was named a Lawyer of Distinction, where membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.

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*AV® is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.