Thomas J. Moses has been an insurance defense lawyer throughout his entire career, with substantial experience in all phases of the defense of personal injury, premises and products liability, and asbestos cases, with a particular emphasis in law-and-motion and appellate practice. Tom has also litigated insurance bad faith cases, conducted numerous insurance coverage analyses, and also taught Insurance Law as an Adjunct Professor at law schools in Texas and California. Besides working at private law firms, Tom also has served in-house as claims counsel at two different property/casualty primary insurance companies.
Tom joined the firm in 2017 after having returned to Texas from California, and is still licensed in both states; he is also admitted to practice in all of the California federal courts.
Tom received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University Long Beach in 1981, as well as membership in Phi Beta Kappa upon graduation, and received a Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California in 1984. He placed in the Top 10% of his law school class, and was given the Order of the Coif in recognition of his achievement at graduation. During law school, Tom was an Associate Legislation Editor for the Pacific Law Review, and also had a Comment (“Polygraphic Evidence in California: A Heartbeat Away from Admissibility”) published in the July 1983 edition of that journal.