George M. Moscarino


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George is a founding partner in the law firm of Moscarino & Treu with over 30 years of litigation experience. His civil trial practice is multi-faceted with a sub-specialty in professional liability defense, including both legal and medical malpractice suits. George has tried numerous high-profile medical negligence cases to defense verdict and successfully handled related appeals on a variety of legal issues. He has successfully defended and prosecuted multiple business suits, including matters involving banking and financial investments. He has also acted as counsel and trial attorney for numerous professional athletes in a variety of civil litigation matters.

Prior to co-founding Moscarino & Treu in 1998, George was a partner in the Litigation Department of the Cleveland office of Arter & Hadden. George began his career in 1983 as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Cuyahoga County, resulting in numerous trial convictions in felony cases and grand jury investigations of white-collar crime matters.

Awards & Honorary Societies:

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Master Bencher, Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court
  • Life Member Chair, Judicial Conference for the Eighth Appellate District
  • Society of Benchers, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Named Ohio Super Lawyer 2005-2014
  • Awarded Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating for the 25th consecutive year in 2014
  • Selected to Receive the 2014 Presidential Citation Award by The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio
  • 2013 Cleveland Leading Lawyer in Litigation and Medical Malpractice

Professional Organizations:

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Founding Member of the American Academy of Medical Malpractice Lawyers
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Bench-Bar Committee and Vice-Chair of the Litigation Counsel for the Section of Litigation
  • Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio, Medical Legal Liaison Committee
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Alumni Association Board

Speeches & Seminars:

  • Planning Committee, 2014 Medical/Legal Summit, April 2014
  • Planning Committee, 2013 Medical/Legal Summit, April 2013
  • Moderator, Medical Malpractice Issues for Attorneys & Physicians, April 2012
  • Presenter, Medical Malpractice Litigation: The Medical & Legal Perspectives, October 2011
  • Moderator, Medical Malpractice Issues for Attorneys & Physicians, April 2011
  • Presenter, Juror Misconduct and Closing Arguments, March 2011