Brian J. Moran

Brian Moran is head of Moran Kidd’s litigation department. He is a native of the Orlando area who began his practice as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Brian’s practice includes commercial civil litigation at trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts. Brian handles a wide variety of business and commercial disputes including labor and employment (management), employment contract and non-competition disputes, professional liability defense, business tort and trade secret litigation, contract, corporate, partnership and business disputes, banking litigation, real estate litigation, personal tort liability defense and ERISA litigation.

Brian focuses his practice not only on litigated disputes but also on preventative counseling. Managing disputes before they happen is an important part of Brian’s practice. Brian is also active in the representation of clients before administrative agencies and governmental entities. The emphasis of Brian’s practice is representation of management in labor and employment disputes. Brian serves as employment counsel acting on behalf of a number of large insurance companies and corporate clients.  He holds the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating, which is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability.

Brian is a Certified Florida Supreme Court and Circuit Court Mediator.

Bar Membership

Florida, 1989

Courts

United States Supreme Court, 1994
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1991
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1990
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, 1997
U.S. Tax Court, 1997

Education

Catholic University of America, 1989
Washington D.C.
J.D., Juris Doctor

College of the Holy Cross, 1986
Worcester, MA
Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Member

The Florida Bar
Member

Orange County Bar Association
Member

Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent™ Rated

America’s Most Honored Professionals
Top 1%

Martindale-Hubbell - AV Preeminent - 2021
America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%

Bishop Grady Villas
Director

Swarm Lacrosse Club, Inc.
Director and Past President
Youth Lacrosse Coach

Anderen Bank and Anderen Financial
Past Director

Metropolitan Orlando Urban League
Past Board Member

Leadership Orlando Participant

Catholic Youth League Football
Coach

BSA Troop 62
Past Adult Advisor and Troop Committee Member