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J. Andrew Moss

J. Andrew Moss



  • DePaul University College of Law, 1999, J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1994, B.F.A.
  • Tufts University, 1989, B.A., Cum Laude

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois

Andy is a member of Reed Smith’s Insurance Recovery Group in the Litigation Department. Andy joined Reed Smith when the firm combined with Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd. in March 2007. Andy concentrates his practice on the representation of companies and management as policyholders in insurance disputes involving directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O), professional and errors and omissions liability (E&O), data and network security and privacy liability (cyberliability), fiduciary liability, employment practices liability (EPL) and fidelity bond and commercial crime insurance. In addition, Andy counsels companies and management in the negotiation, evaluation, placement and renewal of D&O, E&O, fiduciary liability, employment practices liability, fidelity bond and commercial crime insurance.

Prior to entering private practice in 2003, Andy served as a Staff Attorney to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and as a Law Clerk to U.S. Circuit Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner. Andy is licensed to practice in Illinois and California.

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith
  • 2003 - Sachnoff & Weaver (combined with Reed Smith in 2007)
  • 1999 - Staff Attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner, U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • Member, National Immigrant Justice Center Leadership Council