Cathy Tran Moses serves as Senior Counsel for the Litigation Team at the firm. Cathy specializes in complex business litigation, and has represented clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including breach of contract disputes, partnership disputes, real estate litigation, and insurance coverage litigation. Cathy practices in federal courts, California state courts, and arbitrations, and has obtained successful results for clients at all stages of litigation, including pre-litigation negotiations, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal. Cathy also has represented management in high-stakes employment litigation, and has advised clients on compliance with California labor and employment laws.
Cathy is active in a number of legal and community organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County, a local nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that promotes civic literacy and youth leadership. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Project Scientist, a nonprofit organization that encourages girls in elementary and middle school to pursue STEM studies.
Cathy graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Michigan Law School. She received her A.B., cum laude, in History and Literature from Harvard University. Immediately after law school, Cathy served as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. From 2011 to 2012, she served as a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, in Washington, D.C., where she represented federal agencies in litigation and appellate matters across the country.
In 2017 and 2018, Cathy was named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers in business litigation.