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Douglas J. Moore

Member

504.310.2163

PROFILE

Douglas is an experienced trial lawyer and has handled all aspects of major injury litigation and other complex matters. He has significant experience in the management of consolidated mass torts and class actions, as well as bellwether trials in major national litigations. He has served as defendant’s liaison counsel, and has been responsible for ESI and case specific discovery in major multi-district litigations. Douglas has successfully defended numerous multi-billion dollar false claims act, consumer fraud, and anti-trust actions brought by State Attorney Generals and other government entities. He currently chairs the Drug, Device, and Biotechnology Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He has also served as an adjunct professor of law in Moot Court at Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans and is a frequent speaker on mass torts, trial tactics, trial graphics, and professionalism.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Representative Matters / Experience

Douglas has successfully defended complex matters involving the following products:

  • Antibiotics
  • Anti-Arrhythmic Agents
  • Pain Medications
  • Contact Lens Solutions
  • Aircraft Parts
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Hip Replacement Systems
  • Cellular Phones
  • Knee Replacement Systems
  • Endoscopic Devices
  • Heartburn Medicines
  • Diabetes Medicines
  • Cold Medicines
  • Anti-Psychotic Medicines
  • Pain Pumps
  • Sutures
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medicines
  • Weight-Loss Medicines

Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers: Personal Injury Defense
  • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers: Product Liability Litigation
  • The Order of Barristers, National Member
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell rating
  • Loyola Moot Court, Best Preliminary Oral Advocate, First Amendment Moot Court Competition, American University
  • Loyola Moot Court, Best Overall Oral Advocate, American College of Trial Lawyers, Regional Competition

AFFILIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter Board of Directors (2006-2016)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Drug Device and Biotechnology Committee, Programs & Projects Vice-Chair, Technology Committee, Vice-Chair
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law (2001)
  • B.S., Florida State University (1993)

ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana

Publications and Presentations

  • Science in the Courtroom
    International Association of Defense Counsel 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Technology Strategies for Lawyers Who Want to Win
    IADC Mid-Year Meeting February 2016
  • Next Level Demonstrations
    New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators Program December 2015
  • Social Media Policies, Why You Need Them and What they Should Say
    International Association of Defense Counsel, Technology Committee Webinar June 2015
  • The Latest on ESI: Preservation, Spoliation and 30(b)(6)
    International Association of Defense Counsel, Technology Committee Webinar December 2014
  • Pleading Products Liability Claims in the Post Twombly/ Iqbal Era
    New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators Program December 2014
  • Professionalism - Can My Attorney Do Anything?
    OMSA Industry Seminar November 2014
  • Preparing for and Presenting Your Trial on the IPad
    International Association of Defense Counsel, Technology Committee Webinar October 2014
  • Professionalism, Lessons Learned From High Stakes Litigation
    New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators Program December 2013
  • Trial Graphics
    New Orleans Bar Association, Lessons From Litigators Series 2012
  • Better Billing Practices
    Big Easy Boot Camp, CLE Presented by the New Orleans Bar Association, The Ritz Carlton October 17, 2008
  • Seminar Coordinator: The E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules
    CLE Presented by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, The W Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana February 2, 2007
  • The Potential Evidentiary Impact of the Supreme Court’s Due Process Analysis of Punitive Damages
    Mass Torts Fall/ Winter 2005
  • Legal Malpractice of the Business Lawyer and Litigator
    Seminar Manuscript published of Hot Topics in Business Litigation, Professional Education Systems Institute, LLC March 2004
  • Effective Use of Documentary Evidence
    CLE Manuscript of the Civil Litigation Process in Louisiana State Courts Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association April 2004
  • How to Persuade a Jury to the Defense View of Key Issues in Drug or Medical Device Litigation
    Manuscript of the DRI: Drug and Medication Device Litigation Seminar May 2002
  • The E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules
    CLE Presented by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, The W Hotel February 2, 2007