• PRACTICE FOCUS+
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Mississippi School of Law
      J.D., 1997
    • Mississippi State University
      B.B.A., 1994
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • Mississippi
    • Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+

Kyle S. Moran

Partner

Kyle Moran practices in the areas of insurance coverage and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on first-party and third-party insurance property, casualty, marine and energy claims, insurance coverage counseling and litigation, professional liability defense, business torts and contract disputes. He also has extensive experience counseling and defending clients involved in environmental, toxic tort and long-term exposure litigation, and managing complex and large exposure claims. Mr. Moran has completed several secondments as in-house counsel in London, where he advised Lloyds insurers on marine, cargo, energy, property, cyber, bloodstock and construction matters.

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Kyle Moran practices in the areas of insurance coverage and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on first-party and third-party insurance property, casualty, marine and energy claims, insurance coverage counseling and litigation, professional liability defense, business torts and contract disputes. He also has extensive experience counseling and defending clients involved in environmental, toxic tort and long-term exposure litigation, and managing complex and large exposure claims. Mr. Moran has completed several secondments as in-house counsel in London, where he advised Lloyds insurers on marine, cargo, energy, property, cyber, bloodstock and construction matters.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Moran serves on the firm’s eDiscovery Team and helps guide the firm’s efforts to ensure our lawyers are on the cutting edge of the evolving legislative and jurisprudential rules, which govern electronic discovery and have the best tools available to efficiently collect, review and produce electronic data for the firm’s clients. The eDiscovery Team also works with clients to develop strategies for electronic data organization, retention and collection – both before and during litigation – so they are prepared to actively avoid, pursue or defend disputes in the most efficient way possible. Mr. Moran also serves as a member of the firm’s Operations Committee.

Experience

  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, Lloyd and Certain Insurance Companies in MDL 2179 in a $700 million insurance claim stemming from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Oil Spill.
  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London in a multi-million cyber coverage claim for fines and penalties.
  • Counsels insurers on property, marine, energy and environmental exposure claims.
  • Represents international and domestic insurers in first-party claims, litigation and bad faith claims.
  • Represents insureds of international and domestic insurers in various third-party claims, including professional liability claims (lawyers, title agents, engineers).
  • Represents and counsels national corporations in unfair competition litigation.
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers in over 20,000 toxic tort product liability claims.
  • Defended large corporation in false advertising and misappropriation litigation.
  • Represents gaming industry in commercial disputes and litigation.
  • Represents and counsels corporations and other commercial concerns in business disputes and litigation.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Mississippi Bar - Litigation Section (Chair 2009-2010)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association

Recognition

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Litigation - Insurance
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers