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James A. Moore

Mr. Moore is a senior litigation partner with nearly two decades of experience in class action cases in federal and state courts, including, in particular, ERISA retirement plan, health benefit, insurance, and consumer fraud cases.  He is regularly quoted in news articles on cutting-edge ERISA litigation issues.

Mr. Moore has played a major role in securing multimillion dollar awards for 401(k) and pension plan participants in numerous cases, including In re Bank of New York Mellon Forex Transactions Litig., No. 12-CV-9248 (S.D.N.Y.); Figas v. Wells Fargo & Co., No. 08-04546 (D. Minn.); Dickerson v. Feldman (Solutia Corp. ERISA Litig.), No. 1:04-CIV-07935 (S.D.N.Y.); In re RCN Corp. ERISA Litig., No. 04-5068 (D.N.J.); Koch v. Dwyer (EMCOR Corp. ERISA Litig.), No. 98CIV5519 (S.D.N.Y.); and Blyler v. Agee (Morrison Knudsen Corp. ERISA Litig.), No. 97-00332 (D. Idaho).

Mr. Moore is a 1994 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as an Associate and Article editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Ornithological Society, and is chair of its investment committee.

Prior to his law career, Mr. Moore earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. The Pitt philosophy department has been ranked among the top five in the country. He was awarded the prestigious Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in his first year of study, and was awarded a Teaching Fellowship to teach logic and philosophy during the remainder of his studies.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University-Bloomington, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and with honors.

Prior to joining McTigue Law LLP, Mr. Moore was an attorney with Malakoff, Doyle, & Finberg, P.C., which, together with McTigue Law LLP, pioneered the pursuit of class action suits on behalf of employees who lost retirement savings due to their pension plan fiduciary's imprudent investment in their employer's stock.

Mr. Moore’s publications include “Taking Legal Action to Protect Policyholders’ Ownership Rights in the Wake of the Continuing Trend Toward Insurance Company Demutualization,” ATLA Insurance Law Section Newsletter, Fall 2000 (co-author with Ellen M. Doyle), and publications in scholarly journals including the Harvard International Law Journal.