Linton L. Moyer

Linton L. Moyer: Attorney with Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Senior Attorney at Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C. (14 Attorneys)
  • Two Chatham Center, Tenth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3499
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Linton Moyer is a founding member and shareholder of Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C. Mr. Moyer has been recognized by his election into the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He is AV peer-review rated, Martindale Hubbell’s highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.

In his more than 30 years of litigation practice, Mr. Moyer has concentrated on the defense of malpractice cases against physicians, dentists and hospitals. He has represented hundreds of dentists and physicians of virtually every specialty and has tried cases to verdict throughout Western Pennsylvania. Mr. Moyer has presented programs before the University of Pittsburgh Dental School faculty, the Westmoreland County Medical Association, and numerous hospital and nursing organizations.

In addition to defending malpractice cases, Mr. Moyer has vast experience in the field of workers' compensation law and has represented insured and self-insured defendants throughout Western Pennsylvania. He has argued several landmark workers' compensation cases before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He is past Editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Workers’ Compensation Newsletter.

Mr. Moyer is a summa cum laude graduate Albright College. He was a junior high school teacher and basketball coach in Reading, Pennsylvania for three years after graduation from college. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1975. Mr. Moyer is a member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.

Mr. Moyer was admitted to practice law before the courts of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 1975. In 1989, he was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Lectured extensively throughout Western Pennsylvania on malpractice issues Allegheny County Bar Association Pennsylvania Bar Association American Bar Association Pennsylvania Defense Institute Co-Editor, Workmen's Compensation Newsletter, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1988 - 2000 Argued several landmark workers' compensation cases before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Pennsylvania Superlawyer Martindale Hubbell AV rated Phi Delta Phi. Co-Editor, Workmen's Compensation Newsletter, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1988.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Workers Compensation
  • Motor Carriers Defense
  • Trucks and Trucking
  • Medical Malpractice Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-567-3226  Phone
(412) 316-8687  Phone
University Attended:
Albright College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969
Law School Attended:
Duke University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Pennsylvania; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; Pennsylvania Defense Institute.
Birth Information:
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, September 30, 1947

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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