As special counsel to Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Jack leads the firm's white collar defense practice and assists our health care, privacy and professional liability clients with responses to government audits, grand jury and regulatory investigations and prosecutions. Jack also can assist our clients in conducting internal investigations.
As a trial lawyer, Jack has handled more than 50 criminal and civil jury trials and a substantial number of non-jury cases. He has represented many corporate employees and officers, as well as physicians in state and federal courts.
Jack handles complex matters. In one instance, he represented a client who was owed substantial fees by an insurance company that was placed into rehabilitation and then liquidated by the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner. After protracted litigation in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the matter was resolved in favor of Jack’s client.
Jack attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where in 1973 he earned his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude. He then went on to earn his juris doctor from Temple University School of Law in 1976, also graduating cum laude. While in law school, Jack was a member of the Temple Law Review.
Following graduation from law school, Jack was a trial attorney for three years with the Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement of the Interstate Commerce Commission. During this period, Jack brought various enforcement actions against individuals and companies involved in the surface transportation industry. Jack then worked for two years as an associate with a prominent civil and criminal litigation firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which he established a successful civil and criminal practice that he operated as a sole practitioner for almost 20 years. Jack left solo practice to become a partner in the white collar criminal boutique firm and, after more than eight years, left to join our firm.
Jack is currently a member of the America Israel Public Affairs Committee and its Philadelphia area Leadership Council. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jack has also been awarded an AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.