Adria East Mossing

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Mossing & Navarre, LLC
Adria East Mossing
Mossing & Navarre, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1988

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2023

Mossing & Navarre, LLC

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1524
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website


Adria East Mossing founded Mossing & Navarre, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois, along with her partner, Jim Navarre, in 2011. Ms. Mossing brings a wealth of experience on both sides of the docket to her broad-spectrum personal injury practice, having worked at a prominent Chicago defense firm for 16 years, followed by a position at a plaintiffs' personal injury firm. In particular, she focuses her practice on complex medical malpractice matters, as well as cases involving wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home injuries and construction litigation for clients in the greater Chicago area.

Ms. Mossing has achieved notable successes in both the courtroom and at the negotiating table, including a jury award in excess of $10 million for an injured grandmother and a $7.875 million settlement in a medical malpractice case. The awards stemming from her successful cases total well in excess of $50 million.

Admitted to practice in Illinois since 1988, Ms. Mossing is also licensed by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Supreme Court of the United States. She has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates since 2011 and also maintains memberships in the bar associations for Chicago and Illinois. Ms. Mossing has served on the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois since 2008. She served as President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois for the 2016-2017 bar year. She holds an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

After earning her Bachelor of Arts in English from Northwestern University in 1983, Ms. Mossing went on to receive her Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law, at which she was the managing editor of notes and comments for the DePaul Law Review, in 1988. She currently serves on the DePaul College of Law Alumni Engagement Board. She has contributed material for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education's publications on civil trial practice since 1998.

*AV-Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories—legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1988, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Northwestern University Alumni Admission Council Member 
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Pleadings Chapter, Illinois Civil Practice, IICLE 2009.  Pleadings Chapter, Illinois Civil Practice IICLE 2003, Supplement 2006, Chapter 2009, Chapter 2012, Chapter 2015
  • Guest Lecturer on the topic of the Illinois Medical Studies Act , Lecturer, Illinois Medical Studies Act, DePaul College of Law Health Law Drafting Class, Law, 2021
  • Moderator, Powerful Women Attorneys Panel for the inaugural Women in Law Conference held at the University Club of Chicago on December 5, 2018., Moderator, Powerful Women Attorneys Panel, Women in Law Conference, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin/Chicago Lawyer, Law, 2018
  • Managing Editor of Notes and Comments, DePaul Law Review, DePaul University College of Law, 1988
Educational Background:
  • Northwestern University, B.A. in English, 1983
  • Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers 2011
  • Named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois in the area of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice 2014-2022, Leading Lawyers in Illinois in Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, Leading Lawyers , 2022
  • Honored to be recognized by my peers to be included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for high caliber of work in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs. Awardees rank among the top 5 percent of private practice attorneys nationwide, as determined by their peers. , Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , 2021
  • Selected by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer from over 400 nominations, based on success and impact on the legal profession, mentoring and promoting other women and leadership in the legal community. , Top 50 Women in Law, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer, 2021
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubble
  • Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2012
  • Adria East Mossing received the 2018 Distinguished Alumna Award from DePaul College of Law. The highest distinction the College of Law bestows, this award recognizes alumni who have reached the pinnacle of their careers and maintained a high level of excellence during their lifetime. Recipients have enhanced the prestige of DePaul by virtue of their character, integrity and personal accomplishments., Distinguished Alumna Award, DePaul College of Law, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2013
  • Adria East Mossing was selected as one of Chicago's Notable Women Lawyers 2018 , Chicago's Notable Women Lawyers, Crain's
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois- Nominating Committee, 2019
  • Appointed to the DePaul University College of Law Dean's Advisory Council
  • Illinois Bar Foundation Fellows Advisory Committee   
  • DePaul College of Law Alumni Engagement Board Member
  • DePaul College of Law Inaugural Alumni Engagement Board Member
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois - Nominating Committee, 2018
  • First Vice President, Women's Bar Association of Illinois, 2015
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Federal Trial Bar, 1998
  • Director, Women's Bar Association of Illinois, 2008 - 2013
  • Second Vice President, Women's Bar Association of Illinois, 2014
  • President, Women's Bar Association of Illinois, 2016
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1988
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2011 - Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2014 to present
  • Illinois, 1988
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Corresponding Secretary, Women's Bar Association of Illinois, 2013-2014
  • $8.5 million dollar settlement after 8 days of trial with a Chicagoland medical group for failure to properly and timely diagnose and treat a ruptured aneurysm , 2022
  • Confidential Settlements totaling over $42 million dollars. , 2018

Office location for Adria East Mossing

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1524
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-262-6700

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