Surge N. Moghaddassi

Associate   |   Richmond »

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Surge N. Moghaddassi

Associate   |   Richmond »

Surge began his career practicing civil litigation in South Carolina.  He relocated to Virginia and initially joined Harman Claytor’s Richmond office in 2019.  Surge returns to Harman Claytor after serving as a staff attorney at the Virginia Court of Appeals as it expanded its jurisdiction to civil cases.  Surge primarily defends cases involving motor vehicle liability, premises and products liability, professional liability, and commercial litigation.

  • Henrico County Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
    • Products Liability and Toxic Torts Chair (2020 – 2021)
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Young Lawyer’s Steering Committee
    • Young Lawyer’s Online Community Subcommittee – Vice Chair
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite (2019 – 2020)
    • Young Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Virginia Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2024)
    • Personal Injury – General: Defense
  • Clemson University, B.A., cum laude (2011)
    • South Carolina Student Legislature, South Carolina Speaker of the House, Clemson Chairman
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2014)
    • Honor Council, Chief Justice
    • The South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business, editorial staff
  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • South Carolina State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia