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William H. Moss

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Deborah Cox
Phone: 919.821.6787


Bill Moss has experience in all phases of civil litigation, including trial court and appellate representation. He has represented public utility companies in land condemnation matters for natural gas transmission line easements and for high-voltage electric transmission easements. He has represented both owners and municipalities in other land condemnation matters and has also represented the North Carolina Department of Transportation in the defense of multiple inverse condemnation lawsuits filed by property owners (Map Act cases).

Bill has represented physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care providers and organizations in medical malpractice actions at the trial and appellate levels. Bill has provided risk management advice to health care providers and defended manufacturers of medical products and devices, and he has represented insurers in coverage disputes.

He has also represented print and broadcast media in a variety of contexts, including First Amendment issues, pre-publication review, and the defense of defamation claims.

  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Member, International Right of Way Association, Chapter 31 (Seminar speaker, 2016 and 2017)
  • Saint Mary's School, Board of Visitors
  • Ravenscroft School, Trustee Advisory Council 
  • Past Member, Duke University Parents' Committee
  • Past Member, Elon University Parents Council
  • Past Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Ravenscroft School
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, and Student Body President, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977-78
  • Best Lawyers®, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2008-2022)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers (2009-2016)
  • John Motley Morehead Scholar (Now Morehead-Cain Scholarship)
  • Order of the Golden Fleece
  • Ravenscroft School, Distinguished Alumnus Award (2016)
  • Fran P. Pugh Loyalty Award, Ravenscroft School
  • Outstanding Volunteer Attorney, Wake County Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow (2017; non-member)
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Holderness Moot Court and Kenan Scholarship

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • All North Carolina State Courts


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1984

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1978

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