Moshe Horn has been trying cases since he graduated law school, and has earned a national
reputation as a trial lawyer as well as an insightful trial strategist. Moshe is skilled in the
nuances of jury research and selection in both civil and criminal matters. He has tried over 100
cases in different jurisdictions, and in all types of matters, including civil and criminal. Moshe
has obtained numerous seven-figure verdicts for his clients, and is one of the few lawyers in the
country to try a class action case, receiving a $47 million dollar verdict in federal court.
Before joining GHV, Moshe was a partner at the leading plaintiffs’ firm, Seeger Weiss
LLP. Moshe joined Seeger Weiss in 2002, and was a member of the trial team that achieved a
$47.5 million verdict against Merck for a client’s Vioxx-related injuries. He contributed broadly
to the firm’s commercial litigation practice, and handled private criminal and personal injury
matters as well. He regularly interfaced with jury consultants and conducted mock jury
exercises, and frequently shared his insight about juries with his clients.
After graduating from law school, Moshe spent a decade as an Assistant District Attorney in the
Manhattan District Attorney’s office, where he tried more than fifty jury trials to verdict,
achieving one of the highest conviction rates in the Manhattan office. He earned successful
outcomes in cases of both violent and white-collar crime, including homicides, sex crimes,
kidnapping, money laundering and extortion. In addition, he served as a member of the Sex
Crimes Unit and the Asian Gang Unit, as well as a domestic violence coordinator in his trial
bureau. His work produced numerous grand jury indictments, many of which required advanced
wiretapping techniques and the use of undercover officers. He also regularly participated in the
office trial advocacy training program and supervised many young lawyers in their development
After his service in the District Attorney’s office, Moshe transferred this vast trial knowledge
into the practice of products liability and mass tort litigation at Kaye Scholer, a leading New
York law firm, where he worked on products liability and commercial and white-collar litigation
matters. At Kaye Scholer, Moshe served as a primary trial strategist, bearing active responsibility
for the preparation and execution of numerous focus groups and mock trials, as well as the
conception and development of advanced trial graphics and jury questionnaires. During his
tenure at Kaye Scholer, Moshe served on the trial teams for numerous mass tort trials including
pharmaceutical, asbestos and commercial trials.
Moshe has been an adjunct professor of law in trial advocacy and is a frequent lecturer in the art
of jury selection and all other aspects of trying a case. Moshe is also active in the community,
coaching youth mock trial teams and an active lecturer in schools, advising students and parent
associations on criminal issues facing teens and millennials.
Moshe has received numerous accolades from his peers, including Superlawyer, Best Lawyers in
America, and Best Lawyer in New York honors, as well as being acknowledged as a member of
the top 100 trial lawyers in the country.
Moshe is a graduate of George Washington University, and earned his law degree from the
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
When not in court, Moshe can usually be found with his kids or actively rooting for the Knicks