Rod Moore is an associate with Black McCuskey and focuses his practice in the areas of business, health care law, real estate, trademark law, corporate and zoning.
A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Akron School of Law, Rod served as Production Editor and as an Assistant Editor of the Akron Law Review. He received the CALI Excellence Award for the highest “A” in legal drafting. In addition to his general coursework, he focused his studies on health law and obtained a certificate in health law during his time at Akron Law. Rod gained practical experience during his third year of law school interning in the health law practice group at an Akron firm. While attending law school, he also worked as a law clerk at the City of Akron in the Civil Division. During his time at the City of Akron, Rod worked on a variety of civil matters including labor and employment, zoning and personal injury. During the summer of 2014, he worked as a summer associate at Black McCuskey. After graduating from law school, Rod scored in the 99th percentile on the Ohio Bar examination.
Prior to attending the University of Akron, School of Law, Rod obtained his bachelor’s degree in Government and Foreign Affairs at Walsh University. He obtained minor degrees in economics and general business from Walsh as well. Rod graduated magna cum laude and completed the Walsh University Honors Program. He was selected as the outstanding student in his major and was inducted as a member in Pi Sigma Alpha. During his time at Walsh, Rod worked for the United States House of Representatives and as a resident assistant.
In 2020, Rod was selected as one of 20 outstanding leaders under the age of 40 by ystark! (the young professionals organization of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce) and The Repository. He is a graduate of the 31st class of the Leadership Stark County Signature program. Rod is a member of the Stark Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee and an active member of ystark!. He and his family reside in Green and he is a member of the City of Green Parks and Recreation Board and past Chair of the Pipeline Settlement Advisory Committee. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Business Professor at Walsh University. Rod’s appreciation for the arts has led him to serve on the Board of Directors for ArtsinStark. He is also a board member of DCLB Corp., TomTod Ideas and the Akron Law Alumni Association. Rod is a member of the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA) and a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), and LGBT Bar Association.