About Edward R. Moor

Edward R. Moor is a Chicago trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience preparing and trying jury trials of product liability, personal injury, civil rights, class action, criminal defense, business fraud, and complex litigation suits. He tried and won his first 5 day jury trial as a pro se criminal defendant in 1985 after he was arrested for protesting the 1984 presidential election. The judge wrote a letter recommending Ed to law school. He attended the Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington where he graduated cum laude while working as a mechanic to put himself through law school.

Ed is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Indiana, before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and before the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois, the Southern District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Southern District of Indiana, and the U.S. District Court of Colorado. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He was awarded an “AV Preeminent” peer-reviewed rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is among the highest recognitions an attorney can receive for ethical standards and legal ability. He has been recognized as an Illinois “Super Lawyer,” has been selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer since 2012, made the National Law Journal 2013 Top Lawyers list, and has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Organization.

Edward Moor started his own law firm in 2013. He now represents individuals who have been injured by defective products, professional malpractice, and other forms of negligence. Additionally, he works with false claims ‘whistleblowers,’ people who have been wrongfully accused of crimes, and individuals whose civil rights have been violated by the police or an employer. He accepts referrals and co-counsel cases.

Ed is married, has a daughter, enjoys racing motorcycles and volunteering in the Kairos Prison Ministry in Illinois.

Notable Cases and Results:

  • $4,950,000 in settlement of Section 1983 due process class action against the City of Chicago
  • Awarded $7,348,517 by jury verdict in a case against a general contractor. Client, Advance Iron Works, Inc., sued for breach of contract, fraud, trespass, wrongful replevin, defamation, and slander of title. Jury awarded $2,348,517 in compensatory and $5,000,000 in punitive damages.
  • Chancery Court judgment for client in the amount of $947,719.48 in suit to dissolve two LLCs client was a member of
  • $750,000 for degloving injury to ankle of bicyclist run over by drunk driver
  • $34,750,000 settlement for defective windows secured by team of class action lawyers
  • Client found not guilty by jury of Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm
  • $85 million against Medline Industries in a False Claims Act whistleblower case
  • Not Guilty in a 2-week civil jury trial for a business owner accused of fraudulently presenting $950,000 in payment invoices to a general contractor (tried in Madison County, Illinois)
  • $250,000 settlement after a deadlocked jury for racial discrimination against a warehouse worker
  • $250,000 settlement for medical malpractice against Northern Illinois Clinical Laboratory
  • Failure to diagnose heart attack case against Swedish Covenant Hospital that was settled for $950,000
  • $1,473,500 jury verdict for a patient who suffered permanent ulnar nerve damage
  • Large settlement (amount is confidential) for the driver of a Megabus bus injured when the front tire blew out
  • $650,000 settlement of the operator of a two story paper coating machine whose arm was injured at work
  • Probation and conditional discharge for a criminal defendant charged with a Class 1 and Class 2 felony
  • $275,000 settlement for partial hearing loss due to defective smoke bomb.
  • $150,000 for heel ulcers suffered by an 87-year-old woman
  • $40,000 for a woman who was indecently propositioned at work
  • Defamation suit against Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot
  • Defamation suit against Cook County Board of Commissioners Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Democratic Party for false statements made in an Aldermanic election race

Edward Moor’s extensive litigation experience in both plaintiff and defense roles gives him a deep understanding of how these high-stakes cases area likely to unfold. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts with great success. Call (312) 726-6207 to speak with Edward R. Moor about winning your case.

Contact Us

  • Moor Law Office, P.C.
  • 53 W. Jackson Boulevard
  • Suite 1527
  • Chicago, IL 60604
  • 312-726-6207