FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2019
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP COUNSEL MARK J. MORETTI RECEIVES INAUGURAL
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
AWARD OF THE TRIAL LAWYERS SECTION
Rochester, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Counsel Mark J. Moretti received the inaugural New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Distinguished Service Award of the Trial Lawyers Section. The award was presented at the NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section and Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Reception and Dinner on January 16th at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Mr. Moretti is Former Chairman of the NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section Executive Committee and Past President of the Monroe County Bar Association.
Mr. Moretti is a highly accomplished attorney with nearly 40 years of litigation experience. His dedication and legal knowledge have made him a valuable leader who is admired by his colleagues and the Rochester community.
Mr. Moretti has made a significant difference in the Rochester community through his involvement with numerous not-for-profit and legal committees/organizations. His commitment to these organizations is recognized by those who have worked with him on various initiatives.
Additionally, Mr. Moretti recognizes the critical value of mentoring as a key to increasing knowledge. Throughout his career, he has served as a mentor to numerous young attorneys and law students. He also has been a frequent contributor to The Daily Record, where his columns serve as a great source of teaching and inspiration for future leaders.
Mr. Moretti focuses his practice on construction, commercial, and tort and real property litigation, as well as estate disputes. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Moretti has been involved with high-profile litigation cases for the firm. He is also the leader of the firm’s Construction Litigation Practice where he oversees a team of 12 attorneys.
Mr. Moretti is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, NYSBA, and the American Bar Association. He has been on the faculty of the NYSBA Trial Academy at Cornell Law School for the past nine years.