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Andreas Moffett focuses his practice on products liability, mass tort defense, and complex litigation. He has experience assisting high-profile clients with products liability, multidistrict litigation, and civil litigation matters.

Andreas also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on § 1983 civil rights claims. He currently represents Black Lives Matter D.C. in a lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of protesters tear-gassed in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square, and protesters in a lawsuit against the City and County of Denver for police violence in the wake of social justice protests.

Andreas graduated from the New York University School of Law, where he was an Executive Editor and the Alumni Chair of the New York University Law Review. In law school, he was a legal intern with the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he assisted with a range of government civil litigation matters. Andreas also was a judicial extern to the Honorable Amit P. Mehta of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Prior to attending law school, Andreas was an opera singer, and performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Opera, Lyric Opera Baltimore, the Maryland Lyric Opera, and the Charlottesville Opera.

Experience

  • Protesters in a federal jury trial bringing § 1983 claims against the City of Denver, for the Denver Police Department’s excessive force against peaceful protestors in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. The trial resulted in a US$14 million verdict for the protesters, and was described by Reuters as a civil rights “landmark case”. Epps et al. v. City and County of Denver.
  • Government Contractor at an arbitration hearing bringing complex breach-of-contract and business tort claims against a subcontractor, resulting in a favorable arbitration award.
  • Major pharmaceutical manufacturer in defending against mass tort claims brought by State Attorney General.

Perspectives

The Right Approach to Personal Jurisdiction In Class Actions
Appellate Law360, Class Action Law360, Consumer Protection Law360

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., Government, The College of William & Mary, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • District of Colorado

Activities

  • D.C. Civil Jury Instruction Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
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