Brian T. Moss

Brian T. Moss

(949) 440-6690

Brian T. Moss is the Managing Partner of the Orange County office of Manning Kass. He is the Leader of the ADA Compliance Litigation team, Premises Liability, and Special Investigations Unit / Insurance Fraud Litigation teams, a Co-Leader of the Catastrophic Liability Defense team, and a Member of the Product Liability and Security Services and Security Guard Litigation teams. 

Mr. Moss was raised as an "Army brat" for the first 21 years of his life. He spent the first three years of his legal career practicing in Houston, Texas, where he received invaluable trial experience working for a boutique firm specializing in premises and product liability, SIU/medical treatment/billing fraud, and general liability/auto claims.

Since returning to California, his practice has focused on high/excess exposure damage cases in first- and third-party SIU, premises liability, ADA, and product liability claims. A highly experienced trial attorney with an impeccable trial record which he is happy to share, Mr. Moss has obtained the trust of the nation’s largest insurers, retailers, and restaurant chains in the country. Mr. Moss understands the importance of brand protection and customer satisfaction, while also providing an aggressive defense in the most sensitive of cases. He is lauded by many clients for his ability to engineer significant cost saving resolutions in complex matters.

Mr. Moss serves as general counsel to the Combined Claims Conference, a non-profit educational conference that provides quality training to insurance professionals, defense attorneys, and individuals specializing in insurance/SIU claims handling. He has spoken at international conventions, including the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) and International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). Mr. Moss is regularly consulted by and lectures for nationally known retailers, restaurants, health clubs, insurance carriers, and security guard companies in the areas of liability, negotiations, policy and procedures, damage defenses, and SIU litigation.

Mr. Moss is an ABOTA Member and holds an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive for legal quality and ethics. In his spare time, he enjoys his family, traveling, and sometimes golf.


  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)


  • California
  • Texas


  •  University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor
  •  San Diego State University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics