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Kim E. Moore




Kim concentrates her practice on personal injury defense and products liability for corporate clients and insurance companies. She has extensive experience in insurance defense, product liability, toxic torts, and mass-tort litigation. Kim develops teams of experts in litigation-relevant scientific disciplines and prepares team members for deposition and trial testimony. She serves as international, national, regional, and local expert coordinator and as counsel on relevant scientific issues.


Representative Matters / Experience

  • Birmingham Hips – National Coordinating Counsel
  • Xarelto MDL – Defendant’s Liaison Counsel
  • Orthopedic Hip Implants: Trial Counsel
  • Orthopedic Hip Implants: Science/Expert Coordinator
  • Orthopedic Knee Implants: National Counsel – Science/Expert Coordinator
  • Pedicle Screws: National Counsel - Science/Expert Coordinator
  • Zirconia Hips: National Counsel - Science/Expert Coordinator
  • Fen-Phen Diet Drug: Regional Trial Counsel - National Science/Expert Counsel
  • Propulsid: Louisiana Trial Counsel - National Science/Expert Coordinator
  • Sutures: Louisiana Trial Counsel
  • Blood Product: Hemophilia and AIDS - Louisiana Trial Counsel Scientific Issues/Experts
  • Reyes Syndrome: Science/Expert Coordinator


  • Chambers and Partners, USA Nationwide, Product Liability & Mass Tort
  • Association of Women Attorneys’ Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2022)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2011-2022)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers: Personal Injury Defense - General, Personal Injury Defense - Products
  • The International Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences Lawyers
  • Who's Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers
  • Guide to the World's Leading Products Liability Lawyers, 2nd Edition
  • LMG Life Sciences, Non-IP Litigation & Enforcement (Product Liability)
  • Legal Media Group's US Expert Guide, Product Liability & Women in Business Law
  • CityBusiness Leadership in Law, 2010
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell rating


  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • American Bar Association: Product Liability Committee, Former Co-Chair, Mass Tort Committee, Former Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Confidentiality Agreements and Protective Orders, Former Chair
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Committee, Chair
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member
  • Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit


  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law (1987)
  • B.S.,magna cum laude, Loyola University New Orleans (1984)


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


  • House of Ruth, United Way Agency
  • American Diabetes Association Leadership Council, Board of Directors

Publications and Presentations

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Workplace Well-Being
    DRI Diversity Insider November, 23, 2021
  • Maintaining Professionalism in High-Stakes Litigations:  How to Zealously Represent Your Client With
    New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators’ Programs December 20, 2018
  • Protective Orders in Products Liability Litigation, Panel Member
    NOBA Product Liability Committee CLE May 18, 2017
  • Lessons Learned from Mass Torts Over the Past 30 Years, Moderator
    DRI Drug & Medical Device Seminar, New Orleans May 11, 2017
  • Beyond the Implant: Retrieval Analysis Methods for Implant Surveillance
    ASTM International Workshop November 17, 2015
  • On a Learning Curve?
    New Orleans Bar Association Briefly Speaking Spring 2014
  • The Zealous Advocate: An Ethics Briar Patch?, Panelist
    New Orleans Bar Association Masters of the Courtroom December 12, 2013
  • Master of Jury Selection
    New Orleans Bar Association December 11, 2013
  • 50 State Survey Collateral Source Rule
    American Bar Association 2011
  • Mass Tort/ Class Action Issues, Panelist
    LSBA mid-year meeting January 15, 2009
  • Preparing Corporate Witnesses for Deposition, Panelist
    ABA Section of Litigation Products Liability Committee, Eighth Annual Regional CLE Workshop: Women in Products Liability October 2, 2007
  • Leadership: Vision and Values, Loyola University College of Law Diversity Program, Panelist
    Loyola University New Orleans College of Law October 18, 2007
  • Alternative Sources of Adult Stem Cells: A Possible Solution to the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate
    3 Gender Med. 161 2006