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Peter J. Moschetti Jr.

Peter J. Moschetti Jr.

Mr. Moschetti is a New York personal injury law firm attorney and a founding member of the law firm of Anderson, Moschetti and Taffany. Over the years, he has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury cases and has achieved record-setting verdicts in a number of counties in the Albany region, including a verdict of more than $15.8 million dollars.

Mr. Moschetti was employed as a prosecutor in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office from 1984 to 1987. Since leaving the District Attorney’s Office, he has focused on the trial of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including complex products liability and medical malpractice actions. He has represented hundreds of victims of motor vehicle collisions, construction and industrial accidents, defective products as well as medical and nursing home malpractice.

Mr. Moschetti also defends individuals and corporations charged with serious crimes in both the state and federal courts. Over the years, he has been appointed as a special prosecutor in a number of high-profile criminal cases in the Capital District. He represents, advises and defends individual and corporate clients regarding criminal matters, government investigations, complex civil litigation, internal investigations and contested regulatory proceedings. He has successfully tried numerous criminal cases in the state and federal courts. Additionally, he frequently represents lawyers and judges before state agencies investigating complaints of professional and judicial misconduct.

Bar Admissions

In addition to the trial courts for the State of New York, Mr. Moschetti is admitted to practice in the U.S. Federal Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York. He has argued appeals in the New York Court of Appeals and in the Second and Third Departments of the Appellate Division of the State of New York, and in the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bar Association Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • University of New Haven, CT 1981 with Honors
  • Albany Law School, Albany NY, 1984 with Honors


  • Since 1987, Mr. Moschetti has given numerous lectures to lawyers for continuing legal education in the areas of civil and criminal law and has taught students trial practice at Albany Law School.

Professional Associations

  • Mr. Moschetti has been named one of the top 25 lawyers in the Hudson Valley by New York Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2007 and has received the highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell for both legal ability and ethical standards.

When you need the services of a skilled personal injury attorney, contact Peter J. Moschetti, Jr. at the Albany personal injury law firm of Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany, request a free consultation, or call (518) 785-4900.

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