John Gerard Devlin

  • Member

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Phone:(215) 564-6740

Fax: (215) 564-6732

Email:

jgd@devlinlaw.com

Litigation of Cases Litigation audit services to insurance claim managers, risk managers, corporate legal departments and excess insurance carriers. Evaluation of cases to ensure proper reserve and preparation for trial. Alternate Dispute Resolution Services. Liability verdict potential and settlement range opinions.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance bad faith claims and practices
  • Brain Injury and Wrongful Death actions
  • Premises Liability claims: bodily injury, assault, drownings
  • Trucking Collision claims: bodily injury, property damage and insurance coverage disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • New Jersey, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1984

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. – 00/1996
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1980
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1977
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Cases

  • Philadelphia Gear Corporation v. W.C.A.B. (Tell), 117 Pa. Comwlth. 63, 542 A.2d 646, 1988, Pa. Comwlth., 1988077205
  • McAlister v. Sentry Ins. Co., 958 F. 2d 550, 1992, 3rd Cir., 1992052881
  • Knight v. Tape, Inc., 935 F. 2d 617, 1991, 3rd Cir., 1991103953
  • Borchick v. R.A. Jones, 1991 WL 46873, 1992, E.D. Pa., 1992056306
  • Madison v. Triumph Mfg. Co., 1992 WL 3203, 1992, E.D. Pa., 1992022879
  • Edenburg v. United Van Lines, Inc., 1991 WL 243582, 1991, E.D. Pa., 1991192662
  • Nyuyen v. Rapid Granulator, Inc., 1991 WL 85352, 1991, E.D. Pa., 1991098106
  • Maculey v. Haris Corp, 1991 WL 53655, 1991, E.D. Pa., 1991074006
  • Metzger v. John Hancock Inc. Co., 1990 WL 165867, 1990, E.D. Pa., 1990156236
  • Sentry v. Stillman, 1990 WL 96104, 1990, E. D. Pa., 1990106661

Honors and Awards

  • Moot Court Board
  • Samuel Polsky Moot Court Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member Section on Litigation
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member Section on Litigation
  • American Bar Association, Member Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law
  • American Bar Association, Member Section on Litigation
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Member

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Pi Sigma Alpha