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  • 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
    • 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, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
    • Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+
Kyle S. Moran Partner
Resident in the New Orleans office
504-566-1311  direct

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. Kyle 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, he 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).
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers in over 20,000 toxic tort product liability claims.

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
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2011-2012
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters),  2014-2018 

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
  • 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, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • 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).
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers in over 20,000 toxic tort product liability claims.
  • The Mississippi Bar - Litigation Section (Chair 2009-2010)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • 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
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2011-2012
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters),  2014-2018