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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Mississippi School of Law
      J.D., 1997
    • Mississippi State University
      B.B.A., 1994
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • Louisiana
    • Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+
Kyle S. Moran Partner
Resident in the New Orleans office
504-566-1311  direct

Kyle Moran is a member of the Phelps’ Insurance Practice Group. His practice consists of advising and counseling insurers on casualty, marine and energy claim and underwriting matters, both third-party and first-party. Kyle also regularly represents insurers in coverage litigation. He has completed multiple secondments as in-house counsel in London, where he advised Lloyds market insurers. In addition, Kyle serves as member of the firm’s Operations Committee.

Experience

  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, Lloyd and Certain Insurance Companies in MDL 2179 in a $700 million insurance claim stemming from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Oil Spill.
  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London in a multi-million cyber coverage claim for fines and penalties.
  • Counsels insurers on property, marine, energy and environmental exposure claims.
  • Represents international and domestic insurers in first-party claims, litigation and bad faith claims.
  • Represents insureds of international and domestic insurers in various third-party claims, including professional liability claims (lawyers, title agents, engineers).
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers in over 20,000 toxic tort product liability claims.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Mississippi Bar - Litigation Section - Chair (2009-2010)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association

Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Litigation - Insurance (2016-2020), Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2012-2020), The Best Lawyers in America
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers list (2014-2019), Rising Stars list (2011-2012), Super Lawyers

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 1997
  • Mississippi State University
    B.B.A., 1994

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, Lloyd and Certain Insurance Companies in MDL 2179 in a $700 million insurance claim stemming from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Oil Spill.
  • Represented Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London in a multi-million cyber coverage claim for fines and penalties.
  • Counsels insurers on property, marine, energy and environmental exposure claims.
  • Represents international and domestic insurers in first-party claims, litigation and bad faith claims.
  • Represents insureds of international and domestic insurers in various third-party claims, including professional liability claims (lawyers, title agents, engineers).
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers in over 20,000 toxic tort product liability claims.
  • The Mississippi Bar - Litigation Section - Chair (2009-2010)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Litigation - Insurance (2016-2020), Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2012-2020), The Best Lawyers in America
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers list (2014-2019), Rising Stars list (2011-2012), Super Lawyers