Randall J. Moore

Shareholder
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6627
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6627 | F 330.376.4577

Overview

Mr. Moore is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury defense, and insurance coverage litigation across a number of industries, including tire, power tool, and industrial tool manufacturing.

He has served as national coordinating counsel for a major tool manufacturer, regional multi-state litigation coordinator for a major retailer, regional counsel for a major ladder manufacturer, and as statewide coverage counsel for several insurance companies. He has handled litigation on a national level in more than 24 states. Throughout his career, Mr. Moore has represented manufacturers in the defense of various product liability matters on a state, regional, and national level, taking many cases to verdict or winning the dismissal of cases against his clients. He has considerable experience defending tire companies in both state and federal courts on a multi-state level. His involvement with tire cases includes the design and manufacture of new and retreaded tires, bead design, tread separation, mounting, in-service and rollover cases. Similar success for clients has been achieved in matters related to machinery, power tools, industrial and agricultural equipment, pneumatic nailers, pumps, roofing, and in cases of personal injury resulting from tire press design and manufacturing.

Mr. Moore has also handled litigation matters related to oil & gas, leasing and pipeline, and toxic tort, in addition to handling litigation and administrative proceedings for oil & gas drilling companies.

Experience
  • Product liability experience in the following industries: tire litigation, hand tools, table saws, miter saws, pneumatic nailer guns, electrical tools, automotive product litigation, machine guarding claims, furnace litigation, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fire litigation, CNC manufacturing equipment, fiberglass products, ladders, hydraulic presses, calendaring equipment, hydraulic tube splicers, and bicycle litigation
  • Oil & gas law including leasing, permitting and administrative appeals
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, J.D.
  2. State University of New York at Brockport, B.S.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  5. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  6. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  7. U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  8. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • ANSI standards development
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009, 2011-2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation & Insurance Law (2013-2019); and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2007-2019)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America©  Akron Product Liability Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year" (2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International Staple, Nail and Tool Association (ISANTA)
    • Legislative and Legal Advisory Committee, Manufacturing Representative
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)
  • Ohio Manufacturer's Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Summit County Bar Association
  • The Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA), Member
Community Affiliations
  • American Red Cross "Ride for the Red," Chairman (2009 & 2010)

Insights

Overview

Mr. Moore is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury defense, and insurance coverage litigation across a number of industries, including tire, power tool, and industrial tool manufacturing.

He has served as national coordinating counsel for a major tool manufacturer, regional multi-state litigation coordinator for a major retailer, regional counsel for a major ladder manufacturer, and as statewide coverage counsel for several insurance companies. He has handled litigation on a national level in more than 24 states. Throughout his career, Mr. Moore has represented manufacturers in the defense of various product liability matters on a state, regional, and national level, taking many cases to verdict or winning the dismissal of cases against his clients. He has considerable experience defending tire companies in both state and federal courts on a multi-state level. His involvement with tire cases includes the design and manufacture of new and retreaded tires, bead design, tread separation, mounting, in-service and rollover cases. Similar success for clients has been achieved in matters related to machinery, power tools, industrial and agricultural equipment, pneumatic nailers, pumps, roofing, and in cases of personal injury resulting from tire press design and manufacturing.

Mr. Moore has also handled litigation matters related to oil & gas, leasing and pipeline, and toxic tort, in addition to handling litigation and administrative proceedings for oil & gas drilling companies.

Experience
  • Product liability experience in the following industries: tire litigation, hand tools, table saws, miter saws, pneumatic nailer guns, electrical tools, automotive product litigation, machine guarding claims, furnace litigation, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fire litigation, CNC manufacturing equipment, fiberglass products, ladders, hydraulic presses, calendaring equipment, hydraulic tube splicers, and bicycle litigation
  • Oil & gas law including leasing, permitting and administrative appeals

Education

  1. Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, J.D.
  2. State University of New York at Brockport, B.S.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  5. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  6. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  7. U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  8. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • ANSI standards development
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009, 2011-2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation & Insurance Law (2013-2019); and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2007-2019)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America©  Akron Product Liability Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year" (2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International Staple, Nail and Tool Association (ISANTA)
    • Legislative and Legal Advisory Committee, Manufacturing Representative
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)
  • Ohio Manufacturer's Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Summit County Bar Association
  • The Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA), Member
Community Affiliations
  • American Red Cross "Ride for the Red," Chairman (2009 & 2010)