About JCM

Joyce Carmody & Moran, P.C. (“JCM”) is a full-service law firm with offices in Pittston, Scranton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  JCM’s attorneys are highly experienced in complex commercial matters and major litigation.  JCM provides creative and economic business solutions to legal challenges confronting a wide variety of clients, including insurance companies and their insureds, governmental entities, elected and appointed officials and agencies, Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses, financial institutions, individuals, trade associations, non-profit organizations and sophisticated entrepreneurs.  Our diverse practice in federal and state trial and appellate courts includes constitutional issues, government contracts, health, environmental, insurance, civil rights § 1983 and § 1985 litigation, employment and disability law, financial services, mass torts, construction, regulatory and administrative matters, products liability, public and private finance, tax, securities, bankruptcy, white collar criminal, RICO law and grand juries.


JCM is keenly aware that the art of lawyering in today’s complex and rapidly changing environment requires winning team work committed to making an extra effort to efficiently and timely resolve disputes.  Accordingly, we emphasize a pragmatic approach to creating economically successful results.  We efficiently organize the delivery of legal services from our offices, strategically located throughout the region (Pittston, Scranton and Philadelphia), with a modern support staff and state-of-the-art technology to most effectively serve our clients’ needs.  Your telephone calls are returned promptly, as we work closely with you to anticipate challenges and solve problems.


JCM is known for its effective representation of insurance carriers and their insureds, governmental entities and elected officials, health care providers, financial institutions, corporations, labor unions, public agencies, entrepreneurs, pro bono entities and individuals before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.  Our major litigation experience has been diverse, including insurance coverage matters, defense of civil rights claims, health law, complex commercial and corporate control disputes, banking and securities fraud, products liability, environmental, major tort law, professional liability, construction, franchise disputes, government contracts, bankruptcy, trademark, energy and international trade matters, employment disputes and the protection of confidential and proprietary business information.  Our experienced attorneys have served as assistant prosecutors, district magistrate judges and municipal solicitors throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, litigating in Pennsylvania trial and appellate court, as well as federal district courts and federal appellate courts.  We have successfully defended clients accused of political retaliation and discrimination claims, negligence, fraud, bad faith, anti-union animus, violations of labor and employment laws and myriad business-based torts.  We have also effectively assisted clients in conducting internal investigations and in administrative and agency proceedings.  We have defended actions alleging mass torts, strict liability in product design, manufacture and warnings, chemical contamination, and waste disposal.  We have represented manufacturers in toxic tort and products liability litigations involving both personal injury and property damage claims.