Michael J. Moran

Director/Vice President


Mr. Moran has engaged in private practice of law with concentrations in litigation-personal injury, commercial, banking, real estate, bankruptcy, and general civil experience over his 44-year career. He was admitted to Louisiana Bar in 1972 and also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Claims, Washington, D.C. Legal Ranking: Martindale-Hubbell – AV “very high to preeminent” Louisiana Life Magazine “Top Louisiana Lawyers” Winter 07-14. Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, Tulane University School of Law. He is the co-producer and speaker of “Negotiate for Success” and “The Advanced Personal Negotiator.” Mr. Moran served on the Board of Directors of the USA&M National Offices and is a former member of the National Advocacy Panel for United States Arbitration & Mediation, Inc. of Seattle, Washington. Dating since 1990, Mr. Moran has mediated approximately 5,000 cases involving personal injury, real estate, construction, wrongful death, medical-legal malpractice, contracts, employment, commercial disputes, products liability, environmental: toxic tort, and family law. Mediation experience includes complex multi-party litigation with amounts in dispute exceeding $100 million. He is charter fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and was selected as a Louisiana Super Lawyer 2012 in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Louisiana Super Lawyer is a national rating service that highlights outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Moran resides in New Orleans.


  • B.S. University of Louisiana- Monroe, 1969
  • J.D. Loyola University School of Law, 1972
  • Trained originally in basic and advanced mediation techniques by United States Arbitration and Mediation; advanced mediator training via Appropriate Dispute Resolution, Attorney’s Mediator Institute, International Academy of Mediators and Pepperdine University School of Law- Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.

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3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002


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