Nerissa Diaz Moisan is an experienced associate in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees. Born and raised in Chicago, Mrs. Diaz Moisan was educated at Northwestern University and DePaul University, two of the city’s leading institutions. She focuses on defending corporations in toxic tort litigation. Her experience also includes handling matters of general tort, insurance defense, product liability, negligence, and contract. Mrs. Diaz Moisan is active in all phases of litigation, including investigating and evaluating cases, coordinating discovery, motion practice, conducting depositions, and trial. Mrs. Diaz Moisan works diligently to resolve matters amicably in settlement and as an advocate in court.
Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Diaz Moisan advocated and advised on matters in civil litigation, specifically toxic tort, mass tort, insurance defense, defamation, product liability, and negligence cases. She has appeared in court for case management conferences and oral argument throughout the state of Illinois. She has conducted depositions, drafted motions, and participated in both bench and jury trials. Mrs. Diaz Moisan has also performed legal research and drafted court pleadings and discovery regarding insurance subrogation, civil procedure, and plaintiff’s personal injury matters in various Illinois counties and at all levels of state court. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and has spoken with clients during all aspects of the litigation process in both languages. She also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Raúl Vega, worked in criminal law at Northwestern University’ Center on Wrongful Convictions, and provided in-house legal advice for Levy Restaurants.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
DRI – The Defense Research Institute
Chicago Committee of Minorities in Large Law Firms