George M. Moscarino

Partner

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.

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1983
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Denison University, B.A., 1980
  • Ohio, 1982
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage & Defense
  • Local Counsel
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • 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
  • 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
  • Presenter, “Medical Malpractice – Experts”, Ohio CLE Institute, December, 1991
  • Presenter, “Anesthesia and Medical Malpractice”, Fairview General Hospital Grand Rounds, October, 1993
  • Presenter, “Clark v Southview Hospital – Revisited”, Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers, September, 1996
  • Presenter, “The Multiple Defendant Medical Malpractice Case”, Ohio CLE Seminars, June, 1996
  • Presenter, “Ob/Gyn Risk Management Update”, Health Cleveland, November, 1996
  • Presenter, “Legal Issues Affecting Perinatal Care”, Fairview Hospital, November, 1996
  • Presenter, “Medical Malpractice Issues”, Health Cleveland Surgical Grand Rounds, August, 1997
  • Panel Member, “Plaintiff, Defense and Judicial Perspectives of Recent Developments in Medical Negligence Cases”, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, November, 2000
  • Presenter, “Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Plaintiff’s Attorney”, Ohio Medical Group, May, 2001
  • Presenter, “Medical-Legal Considerations in Obstetrical Practice”, Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals, Fall, 2007
  • Panel Member, “Expert Witnesses”, Judicial Conference of the Eighth Judicial District, October, 2007
  • Presenter, “Medical Malpractice Issues for Attorneys & Physicians, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Surgical Grand Rounds, April, 2011
  • Presenter, “Juror Misconduct and Closing Arguments, Manos Inn of Court, March, 2011
  • Consultant, Evidence Rules Subcommittee, Ohio Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2010 – 2011
  • Metro Life Flight Presentation on Deposition Testimony – March, 2021.