Jerrold V. Moss

  • Of Counsel


Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • General Counseling



Jerrold "Jim" Moss is Special Counsel to the firm. His practice is focused in the areas of civil litigation and commercial transactions, and he also offers general counseling to individual clients. His clients have included advertising agencies, condominium associations, artists and arts organizations, medical providers and law firms.

He has served as president and vice president of the Society Hill Civic Association, and as president and currently is vice president of the Society Hill Towers Owners Association. In past years he was a member of the Boards of Directors of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associations.

Mr. Moss served on the Cheltenham (PA). Zoning Board and was president of the Government Study Commission that created the Cheltenham Home Rule Charter. Before joining Astor Weiss, he had chaired the litigation department at Rubin Quinn Moss & Patterson.

Currently, Mr. Moss is pro-bono Counsel and serves on the executive committee of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group which monitors the development of the Delaware River waterfront, having originally been appointed to the Mayor's Advisory Group that developed the waterfront's master plan. 



  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • Previously: Member of Boards of Directors of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associations
  • Continuing: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations

Representative Cases

  • Niederman v. Brodsky, 261 A.2d 84, 1970, Pa., 1970108698
  • People Strategy v. Rathblott et al, 2:13-cv-054593 , 2015, U.S. Dist Crt for Eastern Dist of PA
  • Yannuzzi v, Ken-Crest Services, 2009 - 09283 , 2010, Bucks County Crt of Common Pleas
  • In Re Painted Bride Art Center, Inc., 626 NP of 2019, 2019, Orphans' Court, Phila
  • Insectarium et al v. Kanya, 276 EDA 2022, 2022, Superior Court of PA

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Business Law at Spring Garden College

Previous and Current Pro-Bono Activities

  • Counsel and Executive Committee of Central Delaware Advocacy Group
  • Counsel for artists and arts organizations
  • President and Vice President, Society Hill Towers Owners Association
  • Mayor’s Central Delaware Riverfront Advisory Group
  • Board of Directors of Muse Gallery
  • President and Vice President, Society Hill Civic Association
  • Counsel and Executive Committee, Cheltenham Center for the Arts


  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Alpha Epsilon Pi