Moira H. Pietrowski

Shareholder
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6761
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6761 | F 330.376.4577



Overview

Ms. Pietrowski focuses her litigation practice on product liability, toxic tort, fire litigation, and general negligence. She has defended many product liability matters on behalf of manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers involving various household appliances and machinery. She also handles toxic tort cases involving exposure to chemicals, butter flavoring, asbestos, and mold.

Ms. Pietrowski also handles a variety of food poisoning cases. She has represented her clients in trial, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. Her clients have included major insurance companies, an electric and appliance company, and a flavoring company. She also serves as national counsel in many product liability and toxic tort cases.

Experience
  • Experience in trial, mediation and arbitration proceedings
  • Represent clients in numerous state and federal courts in Ohio and Illinois
  • Coordinate and manage toxic tort claims for a major insurance company
  • Experience in defending against chemical exposure and contamination cases
  • Represented an oil and gas well operator in federal court against allegations of negligent drilling and fracking
  • Extensive briefing experience which has resulted in many favorable rulings for clients in product liability, general negligence and appellate matters
  • Handles fire litigation for a major household appliance company
  • Serves as national counsel for a major flavoring company
Services

Industries

Education

  1. The John Marshall Law School, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • John Marshall Law Review, Staff Editor
  2. Northwestern University, B.A., Political Science

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • BV Distinguished® rating, Martindale-Hubbell® (2017)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2011)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Akron Law Library Association
Community Affiliations
  • Weaver Industries, Board of Directors
  • Walsh Jesuit High School Senior Experience, Past Sponsor
  • Volunteers for Youth, Past Member
  • Youth Basketball Coach

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Ohio Appeals Court Remands Case to Trial Court for Assessment of "Reasonableness" in Delay of Repairs to Well (Dec 2, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Issues First Opinion Interpreting the Dormant Mineral Act (Jun 18, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Accepts Review of Certified Question from Ohio Federal Court in Royalty Case (Jun 3, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Municipality's Ordinances that Conflict with State Laws on Oil and Gas Operations (Feb 17, 2015)
  2. Article
    Fracking - The Hot New Area of Litigation and Regulation (Apr 1, 2012)
  3. Presentations
    "Diacetyl & Flavoring Litigation: The Origin, the Current Status, and the Future of the Litigation" - Private Client (2018)
    “Product Recalls and Crisis Management: How to Protect Your Company" - Panelist, USLAW Network Conference (2016)
    "When Things Go South: Managing Crisis in the Attorney-Client Relationship" - Panelist, USLAW Network Conference (2016)
    “Lifting the Fog – Defending Punitive Damage Claims” - Moderator, USLAW Network Conference (2014)
    "Ethical Issues Arising From Governmental Investigations and Potential Criminal Charges Under The Park Doctrine" - Moderator, ABA Section of Litigation, Food & Supplements Fourth Annual Workshop (2014)

Overview

Ms. Pietrowski focuses her litigation practice on product liability, toxic tort, fire litigation, and general negligence. She has defended many product liability matters on behalf of manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers involving various household appliances and machinery. She also handles toxic tort cases involving exposure to chemicals, butter flavoring, asbestos, and mold.

Ms. Pietrowski also handles a variety of food poisoning cases. She has represented her clients in trial, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. Her clients have included major insurance companies, an electric and appliance company, and a flavoring company. She also serves as national counsel in many product liability and toxic tort cases.

Experience
  • Experience in trial, mediation and arbitration proceedings
  • Represent clients in numerous state and federal courts in Ohio and Illinois
  • Coordinate and manage toxic tort claims for a major insurance company
  • Experience in defending against chemical exposure and contamination cases
  • Represented an oil and gas well operator in federal court against allegations of negligent drilling and fracking
  • Extensive briefing experience which has resulted in many favorable rulings for clients in product liability, general negligence and appellate matters
  • Handles fire litigation for a major household appliance company
  • Serves as national counsel for a major flavoring company

Education

  1. The John Marshall Law School, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • John Marshall Law Review, Staff Editor
  2. Northwestern University, B.A., Political Science

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • BV Distinguished® rating, Martindale-Hubbell® (2017)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2011)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Akron Law Library Association
Community Affiliations
  • Weaver Industries, Board of Directors
  • Walsh Jesuit High School Senior Experience, Past Sponsor
  • Volunteers for Youth, Past Member
  • Youth Basketball Coach

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Ohio Appeals Court Remands Case to Trial Court for Assessment of "Reasonableness" in Delay of Repairs to Well (Dec 2, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Issues First Opinion Interpreting the Dormant Mineral Act (Jun 18, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Accepts Review of Certified Question from Ohio Federal Court in Royalty Case (Jun 3, 2015)
    Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Municipality's Ordinances that Conflict with State Laws on Oil and Gas Operations (Feb 17, 2015)
  2. Article
    Fracking - The Hot New Area of Litigation and Regulation (Apr 1, 2012)
  3. Presentations
    "Diacetyl & Flavoring Litigation: The Origin, the Current Status, and the Future of the Litigation" - Private Client (2018)
    “Product Recalls and Crisis Management: How to Protect Your Company" - Panelist, USLAW Network Conference (2016)
    "When Things Go South: Managing Crisis in the Attorney-Client Relationship" - Panelist, USLAW Network Conference (2016)
    “Lifting the Fog – Defending Punitive Damage Claims” - Moderator, USLAW Network Conference (2014)
    "Ethical Issues Arising From Governmental Investigations and Potential Criminal Charges Under The Park Doctrine" - Moderator, ABA Section of Litigation, Food & Supplements Fourth Annual Workshop (2014)