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Wesley T. Moran

Wesley T. Moran

Partner

Pinnacle Corporate Center
3751 Robert M. Grissom Parkway
Suite 300
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
wes.moran@nelsonmullins.com

Wes focuses his practice on complex business litigation, government/internal investigations, products liability, and class action defense involving fraud and consumer protection claims. He often represents financial institutions, healthcare institutions, real estate developers, startups, and Fortune 500 companies in litigation from start to finish, including trial.

 

 

Wes focuses his practice on complex business litigation, government/internal investigations, products liability, and class action defense involving fraud and consumer protection claims. He often represents financial institutions, healthcare institutions, real estate developers, startups, and Fortune 500 companies in litigation from start to finish, including trial.

 

 

Wesley T. Moran

Wes focuses his practice on complex business litigation, government/internal investigations, products liability, and class action defense involving fraud and consumer protection claims. He often represents financial institutions, healthcare institutions, real estate developers, startups, and Fortune 500 companies in litigation from start to finish, including trial.

 

 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Wes has advised clients in high stakes litigation and bet the company cases in a variety of matters. 

  • Served as lead defense counsel for a jewelry manufacturer in consumer class action cases filed in jurisdictions across the United States
  • Served as lead defense counsel in cases against healthcare institutions and charitable organizations involving invasion of privacy and defamation claims
  • Member of a team that served as national coordinating counsel in products liability cases against a lithium-ion battery manufacturer
  • Served as defense counsel in litigation in both state and federal court involving pharmaceutical products and medical devices, consumer products, crop science technology, and perfluorinated chemicals
    • Member of four trial teams in pharmaceutical product liability bellwether trials
    • Experience in research, writing, and Daubert briefing
    • Experience in taking and defending fact and expert witnesses depositions
    • Experience in expert witness preparation
    • Experience in addressing and resolving electronic discovery issues
    • Experience in coordinating and managing written discovery in multi-district litigation
  • Has advised companies and their officers and directors on a broad range of issues regarding litigation risk–reduction strategies, commercial contracts, fiduciary duties, and corporate compliance matters
  • Has conducted and participated in internal investigations on behalf of corporate boards and board committees into allegations of possible misconduct involving privacy and data breaches, securities fraud, bank fraud, and accounting irregularities

Previous Professional Experience

  • Former Summer Associate for the Firm (2014, 2015)

Internships

  • Intern, Implementation Department, E*TRADE Financial (2012)
  • Intern, South Carolina Lt. Governor's Office (2011)

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Academic Assistance Tutor

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (2016)
    • CALI Award Recipient: Legal Research Analysis & Writing II, Federal Courts
    • Member of the Order of the Coif
    • Member of the Order of the Whig and Robe
    • Symposium Editor, South Carolina Law Review
  • Clemson University, BS, Marketing, cum laude (2013)

Admissions

  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

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