William A. Jones

Partner / Philadelphia, PA

WILLIAM A. JONES has acted as trial counsel for, and supervised the preparation of, numerous product liability, medical malpractice, toxic tort, chemical and asbestos exposure claims. He has tried to verdict numerous suits involving claims for nonmalignant diseases, lung cancers, colon cancers, laryngeal cancers, and mesothelioma in both the state and federal Courts in the Philadelphia area.

Additionally, he has represented clients in large property damage claims and in mass tort class action suits. Along with trial experience in toxic tort/chemical exposure suits and medical malpractice suits, he has handled numerous civil rights defense claims for municipalities throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, and Federal Court commercial litigation for a national telecommunications corporation. Mr. Jones is a member of the American, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and Defense Research Institute.

Mr. Jones attended Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law. He earned his Juris Doctor from University of Pennsylvania in 1976. Before starting college, Mr. Jones spent three years in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Jones is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Business Law
  • Commercial
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury — Defense
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Toxic Tort Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • 1976 Pennsylvania

Education

  • 1976 University of Pennsylvania Law School Philadelphia, PA J.D.
  • 1973 Pennsylvania State University State College, PA B.A. Cum Laud Major: Pre-Law

Professional Organizations/Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Representative Clients

  • Weyerhaeuser Company
  • Sentry Insurance Company
  • Sprint
  • CenturyLink
  • Cantex Corporation
  • Standco Industries, Inc.
  • True Value Company

Military

  • U.S. Army 1966 – 1969

CONTACT William A. Jones / (215) 299-4344 (phone) / (215) 299-4301 (fax)

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