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Moss & Colella Co-Founder David Moss Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2023

March 6, 2023

Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466;

Southfield, Mich. --- March 6, 2023 --- Personal injury and civil rights law firm Moss & Colella is pleased to announce that firm co-founder and trial attorney David M. Moss has been named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2023. The award recognizes leading Michigan attorneys who have practiced law for at least 30 years and have made valuable contributions to the community through their successful legal careers.  A luncheon celebrating all of the honorees will take place on Friday, April 21 at the Detroit Marriott Troy and a profile will appear in a special section of the April 24 issue of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

David Moss has spent his nearly 40-year legal career entirely devoted to his clients in personal injury law, representing victims and their families in a variety of injury cases against insurance companies, national corporations, hospitals, municipalities, and individual defendants. Known for his courtroom and advocacy skills, Moss has successfully argued at the appellate level, both before the Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court.  He is also highly respected and regarded as a skilled negotiator. 

Because of his many legal accomplishments and varied courtroom experience, Moss is sought after by both plaintiff and defense attorneys seeking to retain outside counsel to advocate their cases. He is licensed to practice in all Michigan state and federal courts. He is also certified as a Case Evaluator/Mediator and is often selected by other plaintiff attorneys to sit as a designated arbitrator on their client’s behalf to resolve complicated cases. Moss is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section, Detroit Bar Association and Oakland County Bar Association. He is a sustaining member of the Michigan Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Committed to his community and pro bono legal causes, Moss has a strong affiliation with the famed Detroit-based Downtown Boxing Gym (DBG Detroit), a free after-school academic and athletic program for at-risk students ages 8-18. He has volunteered with the organization from its earliest days, helping to establish the Downtown Boxing Gym’s original board of directors and serving as one of the first official members, while gathering executives from international and local powerhouse corporations to also serve. He continues his efforts with DBG to this day as a board member, benefactor, thought leader, fundraiser, and a trusted legal advisor to the gym and its leaders.

Moss holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University. 

The Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame honor follows recognition Moss received in 2022 from DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer, The BestLawyers in America® and Michigan Super Lawyers.  The complete list of Hall of Fame Class of 2023 honorees can be viewed here.

About Moss & Colella

Celebrating more than 25 years, Moss & Colella represents the victims of personal injury, civil rights violations, discrimination, medical malpractice and wrongful death. The firm is recognized as a leader in complex tort litigation, including excess and deadly force, jail death, sexual abuse and harassment, auto and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and other severe injury and wrongful death claims. To learn more about the firm and its diverse areas of practice, visit

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