Carl Moor joined Munger, Tolles & Olson in September 2001. At Munger Tolles, Mr. Moor has concentrated on complex civil litigation, SEC enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and white collar criminal defense.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Moor was an assistant U.S. attorney in the major frauds section of the U.S. attorney’s office for the Central District of California. During his six and one-half years as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Moor specialized in complex criminal prosecutions involving allegations of fraud or other business crimes, including securities frauds, investment frauds, financial institution frauds, insurance frauds, telemarketing frauds, tax frauds, frauds using the Internet, money laundering schemes and computer hacking crimes. Mr. Moor served for periods as both the securities fraud coordinator and as acting deputy chief of the major frauds section.
Mr. Moor worked from 1989 to 1994 as a civil litigator at Hall & Phillips in Los Angeles. At Hall & Phillips, Mr. Moor successfully represented several qui tam relators in complex fraud cases against government contractors brought under the federal False Claims Act. He also represented environmental organizations in cases brought under the California Environmental Quality Act and represented a California consumer organization in actions before the Insurance Commissioner and in state court to enforce Proposition 103, a California insurance reform initiative.
Mr. Moor clerked for the Honorable Mariana R. Pfaelzer on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California from 1988 to 1989.
Mr. Moor received his B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1983, graduating with high honors in political science (major) and economics (minor). He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1988. Mr. Moor spent a year in Tokyo (1986-1987) as a Henry Luce Foundation Scholar and worked in the office of several members of the Lower and Upper Houses of the Japanese Diet.