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Brian A. Wall, Jr.

Is the managing partner at McCann & Wall and spends most of his time at the firm’s Philadelphia office. Raised in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Brian was the 1981 recipient of the Thomas B. McCabe Achievement Award and attended Swarthmore College on scholarship. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1985 with degrees in economics and psychology. While attending Swarthmore, Brian played varsity football and lacrosse, and also was elected to the Student Judiciary Committee.

Brian graduated from Villanova University School of Law in 1988. He is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania as well as the New Jersey District Court. His practice focuses on civil litigation in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Brian has tried numerous personal injury cases involving medical malpractice, automobile accidents, construction worksite and premises liability claims. He also represents businesses involved in commercial disputes. He has represented clients in RICO, statutory insurance fraud and health care fraud matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Worksite Accidents
  • Professional Liability
  • Litigation (Medical and Legal)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil RICO
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Bad Faith Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    – J.D. – 1988 – Honors: Member, Honor Board 1985-1988
  • Swarthmore College
    – B.A. – 1985 – Major: Economics and Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, “Appeals from Arbitration & Rule 1311″, 2004 Philadelphia Bench-Bar Conference, 2004
  • Lecturer, 9th Annual Personal Injury Institute
  • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2002
  • Lecturer “What’s it Worth?”, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
  • Lecturer, “Current Topics in the Investigation of Medical Centers”, International Association of Special Investigative Units, Delaware Valley Chapter, 2002
  • Lecturer, “Investigation of Insurance Fraud – A Claims Handling Perspective”, CNA/Encompass Insurance Company, 2001
  • Lecturer, “Current Issues in the Investigation of Medical Center Fraud”, International Association of Special Investigative Units, Delaware Valley Chapter, 2001
  • Lecturer, “Releases”, State Farm Insurance Company, 1999
  • Lecturer, “Tips on Torts: How to Handle Cases on Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Premises Liability”, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • Lecturer, “The Proper Handling & Confidential Treatment of Patient Records and Patient Information, Training Seminar Presented to John F. Kennedy Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, 1995
  • Lecturer, “Legal Aspects of the Medical Record”, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1989 – 1990
    Faculty, Philadelphia Bar Association Annual Compulsory Arbitration Seminar , 1999 – 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The American Association for Justice
  • The Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2011 – Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2005 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Judge Pro Tempore, 2005 – Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member, Compulsory Arbitration Committee, 1998 – 2007
  • The National Trial Lawyers – TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS , Member in good standing

Past Employment Positions

  • Britt, Hankins, Schaible & Moughan, Partner, 1996 – 2005
  • Britt, Hankins, Schaible & Moughan, Associate, 1992 – 1996
  • Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Associate, 1988 – 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2007 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top 100 List in Philadelphia 2009, 2011 – 2014
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top 100 List in Pennsylvania 2009, 2012 and 2013
  • Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Top 100 List 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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