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Swartz Campbell’s Professional Liability Group Receives 2024 Top Award from American Lawyer Media

/ 16.May, 2024

Philadelphia, PA May 15, 2024: The lawyers of Swartz Campbell are pleased to announce that its famed Professional Liability Group has again been named the region’s top Litigation Specialty Practice for Professional Liability by ALM (American Lawyer Media). The Professional Liability Group also received this award in 2017 and 2020 for the professional liability practice area, and, in 2023, for general litigation. Swartz Campbell has also been named a Tier 1 firm in Philadelphia for Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®.

The team is made up of partners Jeffrey McCarron, Candidus Dougherty, Kathleen Carson, Nancy Goldstein, Caryn Steiger and William Salzer, associates Nafi Dicko and Patrick Chau Cunningham, paralegal Paula Brittonand legal assistants Natalie Kolander, Colin Carson and Elaine Foglia.

These lawyers focus on the defense of actions and proceedings brought against professionals including lawyers, accountants, design professionals (architects, engineers, and construction managers), physicians, surgeons, hospitals, appraisers, realtors, insurance producers (agents and brokers), officers and directors, securities dealers, and title insurance agents. These lawyers regularly appear in federal and state courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

Many of the matters involve professional malpractice which accuses the professional of deviating from the standard of care. Others include claims for breach of contract, defamation, commercial torts, intentional torts such as fraud, conspiracy and illegal acts, partnership disputes / business divorces, class actions and ethics complaints to professional conduct boards.