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Lynn Dee Moffa

Contact

Phone: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 257-2767 
Email: lmoffa@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Virginia
J.D., 1987

University of Notre Dame
B.A. in Government, summa cum laude, 1984

Meet Lynn

Lynn Dee Moffa joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in February of 2011. She concentrates her practice in civil litigation and appeals in both state and federal court. Most recently, Lynn served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division of the Northern District of Georgia. She was also an attorney at Jones Day in Atlanta, G.A. and Mayer Brown in Chicago, I.L.

Lynn is admitted to practice before the state courts of North Carolina, Georgia and Illinois, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern Districts of Georgia, Indiana and Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits. Lynn also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Practice Highlights

  • Defended the federal government in civil litigation covering a wide spectrum of practice areas including employment discrimination, torts, federal programs, tax protests and habeas corpus cases.
  • Practiced in broad-based litigation involving the representation of a wide range of clients in commercial, insurance defense, breach of contract, antitrust, class action, product liability and construction law matters.
  • Performed complex legal analysis and high-caliber written work-product in cases as wide and varied as the defense of a former presidential aide against congressional attempts to subpoena her testimony and the representation of a special corporate committee organized to report and make recommendations concerning allegations of illegal stock option backdating.
  • Primary draftsman on numerous appellate briefs, summary judgement briefs and trial court motions.
  • Drafted numerous appellate briefs and motions for summary judgement involving issues under class action law, commercial law, commodities law, TILA, tort law and telecommunications law.
  • Engaged in all aspects of federal and state court discovery, motions and pleadings and trial practice in areas including contracts, UCC, banking, lender liability, fraud, RICO, trademark infringement, commodities law, accountant malpractice, non-compete clauses, distributorship agreements, business torts, real estate litigation, securities law, jurisdictional law and constitutional law.

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Georgia State Bar
  • Illinois State Bar
  • 28th Judicial District Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Western District of North Carolina
  • Northern District of Georgia
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Northern District of Illinois

Contact

Phone: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 257-2767 
Email: lmoffa@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Virginia
J.D., 1987

University of Notre Dame
B.A. in Government, summa cum laude, 1984

Work with Lynn

Last Place Traveled
Italy

Last Books Read
The Help by Kathryn Stockett and Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis

Favorite Films
Sideways, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, My Cousin Vinny, Dan in Real Life and Big Fat Liar

Favorite Food
Pasta

Favorite Music
Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp and the Avett Brothers

Community Involvement

  • Asheville Civil Service Board
    • Member
  • Basilica of Saint Lawrence
    • Parish Member