Ryan M. Moore

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Ryan M. Moore

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2028 | +1 215 994 2222

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Ryan M. Moore is an associate in the firm’s litigation group. Mr. Moore represents and advises corporate and individual clients in connection with contract, fiduciary duty, regulatory, and other complex commercial matters in state and federal court, with a focus on various Pennsylvania trial and appellate matters. Mr. Moore has also represented and advised clients in SEC investigations and financial audits by state regulatory agencies.

In his pro bono practice, Mr. Moore is a co-chair of Dechert’s Asylum and Refugee Pro Bono Practice Group, which handles both affirmative asylum applications before USCIS and defensive asylum proceedings before immigration judges. Mr. Moore also successfully represented a non-citizen petitioner seeking to overturn his order of removal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in a published decision that created a circuit split regarding the so-called “stop time” rule. Mr. Moore also represents plaintiffs in civil rights actions in federal court.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Moore clerked for the Honorable Franklin S. Van Antwerpen on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Mr. Moore earned his JD summa cum laude from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2012, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Temple Law Review.

Significant Representations:

  • Defending Erie Insurance Company on multi-hundred million dollar claims by the Erie Insurance Exchange in state, federal, appellate, and administrative proceedings, including proceedings before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Defending a large chemical manufacturer at trial against antitrust price-fixing claims brought by opt-out plaintiffs in federal district court.
  • Defending a major law firm on claims of legal malpractice related to an alleged failure to properly document a loan and security agreement, which resulted in summary judgment for the client.
  • Successfully obtaining dismissal on behalf of private client of claims arising under Pennsylvania’s Dragonetti Act.
  • Successfully obtaining dismissal on behalf of private client of ERISA fiduciary claims before the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Education
  • Temple University, B.A., 2009, cum laude
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2012, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the Temple Law Review
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Honorable Franklin S. Van Antwerpen
Memberships
Philadelphia Bar Association