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Deborah L. Moskowitz
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Contact:
Orlando Office
255 South Orange Avenue, Suite 900
Orlando, Florida 32801
Telephone: (407) 872-6011
Facsimile: (407) 872-6012
E-mail: dmoskowitz@qpwblaw.com

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Chicago Office
233 South Wacker Dr., 70th Floor
Chicago Illinois 60606
Telephone: (312) 566-0040
Facsimile: (312) 566-0041
E-mail: dmoskowitz@qpwblaw.com
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Deborah L. Moskowitz, a Shareholder of the firm, is the managing partner of the firm’s Orlando Office and also practices from the firm’s Chicago office.  Her areas of practice include the defense of health care professionals and entities including: doctors, nurses, physical therapists, advanced registered nurse practitioners, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and CCRCs.  Ms. Moskowitz also handles employment litigation, professional liability, as well as the defense of personal injury and premises liability matters. She also counsels businesses on structure, various aspects of operations and risk management. Ms. Moskowitz has been bitten by the startup bug herself as she is the Managing Member of Fat Cat Gourmet Foods, LLC a gourmet hot sauce and condiment company she owns and operates with her husband.  Fat Cat has garnered national recognition for its products and they are now sold throughout the world, its sales having increased significantly in each of the years it has been in existence. 

Ms. Moskowitz is admitted to practice in the states of Florida, Illinois, Tennessee and Texas.  She is also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the Western District of Michigan.  Ms. Moskowitz is a member of the American Bar Association, The Florida Defense Lawyers Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers and the Phi Delta Phi Honors Legal Fraternity.  She was most recently accepted a nomination to be a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor limited to approximately one percent of the lawyers in a particular state. 

Ms. Moskowitz first practiced law as an Assistant State Attorney for the 18th Judicial Circuit in Sanford, Florida, where she was recognized for her intensive work with Domestic Violence victims.  Ms. Moskowitz tried several cases in both County and Circuit court while with the State.  She later was in-house counsel for C.N.A. Insurance in Maitland, where she was responsible for handling significant risk claims for the company and overseeing various compliance issues for a third party administrator program for a Fortune Top 10 company.  Ms. Moskowitz also practiced with Bobo, Spicer before joining the firm in 2001.

A graduate of the University of Miami, where she received a Bachelor of Science in 1994, Ms. Moskowitz earned her Juris Doctor in 1997 from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  This program is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationwide for its Trial Advocacy Program. Ms. Moskowitz received awards for her performances in various Client Counseling and Negotiation Competitions.  She also was a member of Cumberland’s National Trial Team.

Ms. Moskowitz currently serves on the Cumberland School of Law Alumni Advisory Board; she is president ex officio of the University of Miami Alumni Association Orlando Chapter.  She also serves on the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association. Ms. Moskowitz was nominated for the “Women Who Mean Business” award by the Orlando Business Journal in 2011. Ms. Moskowitz has been selected by the Orlando Business Journal to serve as a mentor for its Mentoring Monday event every year since its inception, an event geared towards elevating women in business. In July 2005, she was selected as one of “America’s Most Influential Women” by Sky Radio, in a segment dedicated to the recognition of outstanding women in law and in the corporate world.

Ms. Moskowitz serves as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association; she has been recognized by the Legal Aid Society of Central Florida and the Florida Supreme Court for her pro bono work, receiving the 2015 Elizabeth Susan Khoury Guardian Ad Litem Award of Excellence.  She is active in her community and currently volunteers for various charities and organizations for women and children in the Central Florida area including, Orange County Public Schools, and The Florida Law Related Education Association.  Ms. Moskowitz received the 2016-2017 Founders Award from the Orange County Teen Court.



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Contact: Orlando Office
255 South Orange Avenue, Suite 900
Orlando, Florida 32801
Telephone: (407) 872-6011
Facsimile: (407) 872-6012
E-mail: dmoskowitz@qpwblaw.com

Download VCard

Chicago Office
233 South Wacker Dr., 70th Floor
Chicago Illinois 60606
Telephone: (312) 566-0040
Facsimile: (312) 566-0041
E-mail: dmoskowitz@qpwblaw.com
Download VCard

Areas of Practice:

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Healthcare and Transactional
  • Hospitals/Acute Care Facilities
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
Education

  • Cumberland School of Law Samford University, J.D. (1997)
  • University of Miami, B.S. (1994)
Bar Admissions Florida, Illinois, Tennessee, Texas








Deborah L. Moskowitz, a Shareholder of the firm, is the managing partner of the firm’s Orlando Office and also practices from the firm’s Chicago office.  Her areas of practice include the defense of health care professionals and entities including: doctors, nurses, physical therapists, advanced registered nurse practitioners, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and CCRCs.  Ms. Moskowitz also handles employment litigation, professional liability, as well as the defense of personal injury and premises liability matters. She also counsels businesses on structure, various aspects of operations and risk management. Ms. Moskowitz has been bitten by the startup bug herself as she is the Managing Member of Fat Cat Gourmet Foods, LLC a gourmet hot sauce and condiment company she owns and operates with her husband.  Fat Cat has garnered national recognition for its products and they are now sold throughout the world, its sales having increased significantly in each of the years it has been in existence. 

Ms. Moskowitz is admitted to practice in the states of Florida, Illinois, Tennessee and Texas.  She is also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the Western District of Michigan.  Ms. Moskowitz is a member of the American Bar Association, The Florida Defense Lawyers Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers and the Phi Delta Phi Honors Legal Fraternity.  She was most recently accepted a nomination to be a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor limited to approximately one percent of the lawyers in a particular state. 

Ms. Moskowitz first practiced law as an Assistant State Attorney for the 18th Judicial Circuit in Sanford, Florida, where she was recognized for her intensive work with Domestic Violence victims.  Ms. Moskowitz tried several cases in both County and Circuit court while with the State.  She later was in-house counsel for C.N.A. Insurance in Maitland, where she was responsible for handling significant risk claims for the company and overseeing various compliance issues for a third party administrator program for a Fortune Top 10 company.  Ms. Moskowitz also practiced with Bobo, Spicer before joining the firm in 2001.

A graduate of the University of Miami, where she received a Bachelor of Science in 1994, Ms. Moskowitz earned her Juris Doctor in 1997 from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  This program is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationwide for its Trial Advocacy Program. Ms. Moskowitz received awards for her performances in various Client Counseling and Negotiation Competitions.  She also was a member of Cumberland’s National Trial Team.

Ms. Moskowitz currently serves on the Cumberland School of Law Alumni Advisory Board; she is president ex officio of the University of Miami Alumni Association Orlando Chapter.  She also serves on the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association. Ms. Moskowitz was nominated for the “Women Who Mean Business” award by the Orlando Business Journal in 2011. Ms. Moskowitz has been selected by the Orlando Business Journal to serve as a mentor for its Mentoring Monday event every year since its inception, an event geared towards elevating women in business. In July 2005, she was selected as one of “America’s Most Influential Women” by Sky Radio, in a segment dedicated to the recognition of outstanding women in law and in the corporate world.

Ms. Moskowitz serves as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association; she has been recognized by the Legal Aid Society of Central Florida and the Florida Supreme Court for her pro bono work, receiving the 2015 Elizabeth Susan Khoury Guardian Ad Litem Award of Excellence.  She is active in her community and currently volunteers for various charities and organizations for women and children in the Central Florida area including, Orange County Public Schools, and The Florida Law Related Education Association.  Ms. Moskowitz received the 2016-2017 Founders Award from the Orange County Teen Court.



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