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James J. Moffitt

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Associate | Chicago, IL
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James J. Moffitt is an associate attorney in Segal McCambridge's Chicago office focusing his practice on toxic tort litigation. He has experience working through the various stages of litigation, including the research and analysis of relevant case law, the drafting and preparation of pretrial motions and mediation summaries, and the preparation of interrogatories. Mr. Moffitt is adept at conducting extensive document review of depositions, medical records and government records in preparing the defense of a case. Prior to joining Segal McCambridge as an associate, Mr. Moffitt worked as a summer associate and a law clerk at the firm.

Mr. Moffitt received his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, graduating cum laude. While attending law school, Mr. Moffitt was involved in many extracurricular activities, serving as an Indiana University mock trial coach, Managing Editor of the Indiana Law Journal, ABA and AAJ trial team member, and problem writer for the Sherman Minton Moot Court. He was named to the Order of the Barristers and also received CALI Awards for the highest grade in Trial Advocacy and Advanced Trial Advocacy. 

Mr. Moffitt holds a B.A. in political science from Benedictine University where he graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Procopian Award, the highest student honor presented to the most outstanding senior graduate. He is currently licensed to practice in the state of Illinois. 

Education

Indiana University School of Law, J.D. (2017)

Benedictine University, B.A., Political Science (2014)

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2017