Patricia Head Moskal

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  • Roundabout Plaza
    1600 Division Street
    Suite 700
    Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.252.2369
F: 615.252.6369
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P: 615.252.3544
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Patricia Head Moskal

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Pat Moskal has more than 25 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer handling business and commercial disputes. She has a particular focus in state and local tax litigation, appellate litigation, and government contracts and bid protests. She also has significant experience with class action, contracts and business disputes, insurance litigation, real estate litigation, and municipal law matters. Pat has successfully represented clients at every level of the state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals.

Pat Moskal has more than 25 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer handling business and commercial disputes. She has a particular focus in state and local tax litigation, appellate litigation, and government contracts and bid protests. She also has significant experience with class action, contracts and business disputes, insurance litigation, real estate litigation, and municipal law matters. Pat has successfully represented clients at every level of the state and federal courts  and before administrative tribunals.

EXPERIENCE

State and Local Tax (SALT) Litigation: Pat represents business taxpayers in a wide range of industries in connection with their Tennessee tax disputes, including franchise and excise taxes, sales and use taxes, insurance taxes, petroleum taxes, local real property and personal property taxes, and state tax credits and exemptions.

Appellate Litigation: Pat has argued cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and has argued and/or authored briefs in cases before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits. She also has authored several amicus curiae briefs in cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

Government Contracts and Bid Protests: Pat represents a variety of clients that conduct business with state and local governments in connection with their contract procurements and bid protest matters and other litigation against governmental entities.

Distinctions

  • Benchmark Litigation
    • “Litigation Star, Tennessee,” 2013 – 2014
    • “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” 2012 - 2014
  • Benchmark Appellate®
    • "Appellate Star" (Tennessee)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Commercial Litigation, 2009-2014
    • Insurance Law, 2012-2014
    • Litigation Controversy-Tax, 2011-2014
    • Tax Law, 2008-2010
  • 2014 Finalist, "Women of Influence Awards, Trailblazer Category," Nashville Business Journal
  • 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers
    • Appellate
  • 2013 "Best of the Bar Award, Large Firm" Nashville Business Journal
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
    • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America™
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation 

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Foundation (Board of Trustees Member)
  • Nashville Bar Association (Past Board Member, First Vice-President)
  • Lawyers' Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter (Past President and Treasurer)
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court (Past Member)
  • Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women (Board Member)

You May Not Know

Before attending law school, Pat taught special needs children for six years.