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Terry F. Moritz

Terry F. Moritz

Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator

Terry Moritz founded his own firm in order to increase his ability to focus on prompt and efficient resolution of complex commercial disputes.

Terry Moritz has more than 40 years of experience litigating a wide variety of complex disputes both in court and in ADR settings. He has been consistently recognized for over 10 years as one of Illinois’ best business litigators. Mr. Moritz employs the knowledge he has gained as an advocate to resolve disputes more effectively and efficiently through mediation, arbitration, and a strategic approach to settlement.

In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Moritz has significant business experience. He has served as Trustee and Chief Operating Officer of the Iowa Railroad Company and as an owner and board member of a successful privately held manufacturing enterprise.

Mr. Moritz is a member of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) serving on its energy and commercial panels and is a certified mediator and arbitrator for the Midwest Independent Systems Operator (MISO). He is a charter member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (“NADN”), Illinois Chapter, an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola University School of Law and a member of the American Law Institute. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (“CIArb”) and serves as chair of its Chicago Chapter, and is a board member and panelist for the Forum for International Conciliation & Arbitration (“FICA”).

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Additional Information:

Read about Terry’s alternative dispute resolution experience and training and view certain significant cases.


Loyola University, J.D., 1970
Loyola University, B.A. in English, 1966

Bar Admissions

New York
United States Supreme Court

Professional Activities and Recognitions

Mr. Moritz is an active member of the following:

  • American, Illinois, Chicago Bar Associations
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Fellow
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration
  • American Law Institute
  • Annually recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network, Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Complex Commercial Litigation
State & Local Taxation
Energy Related Disputes including Renewable Energy

Industry Focus

Electrical Energy Industry
Financial Service Industry
Construction Industry
Telecommunications Industry


Commonwealth Edison Company
Exelon Generation, LLC
Peco Energy
Dollar Tree Stores
E. W. Howell Co, Inc.
First National Bank of Chicago
& NBD Bancorp
(now J.P. Morgan Chase)
GATX Rail Services
Mesirow Financial Services
Obayashi Corporation
Chicago Board of Education
Chicago Park District
Chicago Transit Authority
Illinois Regional Transportation Authority
State of Illinois
(as Special Assistant Attorney General)
State of Minnesota
(as Special Assistant Attorney General)


  • 55 East Monroe Street . Suite 2910 . Chicago, IL 60603
  • O 312.516.5707  F 312.756.7009
  • terry@moritzlaw.com