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Patrick B. Moore


Patrick Moore's litigation practice focuses on civil litigation with significant experience in healthcare, medical malpractice, nursing home liability, transportation, environmental law, insurance disputes, product liability, employment law, commercial litigation, criminal defense and plaintiff’s personal injury cases. He has represented clients in litigation in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin and has tried over 75 civil and criminal jury trials primarily as lead or sole counsel.


Cornell University, B.A. 1992
Varsity Football

University of Akron School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
Akron Law Review
Mock Trial Team

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Representative Experience

Represented plaintiff in a business dispute and obtained $36 million award after 2-weeks of arbitration in California based on breach of contract and fraud. 

Represented plaintiff in a business dispute and obtained favorable cash and equity settlement from both defendants during second week of trial in Nevada based on breach of contract and misrepresentations by defendants.

Obtained defense verdict after 5 years in litigation and a 3-week jury trial in Federal Court as lead attorney representing Atlanta developer in a Clean Water Act case where the City of Mt. Park sued several developers alleging thousands of cubic yards of silt from upstream development had caused millions of dollars in damages to the city's lakes and wetlands.

Assisted in obtaining defense verdict as local counsel for packing company of a product alleged to cause severe respiratory damage in bellwether trial for multidistrict litigation in Georgia involving dozens of plaintiffs.

Obtained summary judgement in Federal Court in Atlanta for hotel in premises liability case alleged to have caused catastrophic injury to a teenage guest. 

Obtained plaintiff's verdict for all damages sought by the client in a construction defect case.

Granted summary judgment affirmed on appeal for major car rental company in regards to insurance coverage dispute over $8 million consent judgment plaintiff attempted to enforce against client car rental company.

Defense verdict for warehouse management company on charges of false arrest and false imprisonment in Cobb County, Georgia.

Defense verdict in Duval County, Florida, for children's hospital in case involving misdiagnosed hematoma, resulting in paralysis of a minor.

Obtained verdict below settlement offer in conceded liability case in Sanford, Florida, involving a  two-year-old child with brain injury after being rear-ended by a truck while stopped at a drawbridge.

Obtained favorable settlement below pre-trial offer in third week of nursing home jury trial in Memphis, Tennessee, involving death due to decubitus ulcers.

Defended truck driver in Jackson, Tennessee charged with murder in highly-publicized traffic death of Tennessee highway patrolman. Obtained a plea agreement for a reduced charge of vehicular homicide on the second day of the criminal trial. Additionally, obtained a favorable settlement after 2-week trial representing the trucking company where liability was conceded and a co-defendant was found to be 35 percent at fault.

Obtained favorable settlement during second day of trial in Las Vegas, Nevada, while defending a major pipe manufacturer in transportation case involving death of four adults and two children in Barstow, California.

Representing plaintiff, obtained $2.6 million verdict in Federal Court in Atlanta against gas station in wrongful death case stemming from gas station's negligence in allowing a third party to use gas pump as a weapon during an altercation. Award affirmed after oral arguments at 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Defense verdict at bench trial in San Jose, California, for Internet advertiser in case involving claims of unsolicited and misleading e-mail advertisements.

Obtained summary judgment affirmed by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in train derailment case where plaintiff claimed millions of dollars in damages.

Residential construction defect arbitration in Atlanta resulted in dismissal of plaintiff's claims for more than $500,000, and contractor client received portion of their attorneys' fees.

Obtained defense verdict in criminal trial where client was shot at by police and accused of aggravated assault on a police officer in Douglas County, Georgia.

Awards & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2023-2024)

Georgia Trend, Legal Elite (2010, 2011)

Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Civil Litigation: Defense (2005, 2007)

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Atlanta Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

News & Publications