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Michael R. Byron

  • Associate

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Phone:(215) 564-6740

Fax: 215-564-6732


A native Philadelphian, Michael R. Byron graduated from the LaSalle College High School in 1984. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in History at the Catholic University of America in 1988, and obtained his J.D. in 1993 from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law. Mr. Byron served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. McGlynn of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. Mr. Byron is certified by the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to sit as an arbitrator. He has arbitrated and tried cases in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas throughout the Commonwealth, and the Superior Court of New Jersey throughout the State. He has been a member of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, and Philadelphia Lawyer Volunteers for the Arts. 

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense Litigation 35%
  • Errors and Omissions Liability Litigation 15%
  • Insurance Coverage 10%
  • General Liability (Premises/Auto) 20%
  • Product Liability 20%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Arbitrator, Court of Common Plea, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1993


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. – 1993
  • Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. – 1988
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History, Literature

Past Employment Positions

  • Hartford Insurance Company, Senior Staff Counsel, 2000 to 2003
  • Margolis Edelstein, Associate, 1995 to 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1996 to 2003


  • Spanish