Meghan   Finnerty
Principal

Contact

Phone: 267.338.1322
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street ,
Suite 2300 , Philadelphia , PA   19103
Linkedin: Meghan Finnerty

PRACTICE FOCUS

Ms. Finnerty is a commercial litigator with a varied practice, with an emphasis on assisting corporate and nonprofit policyholders as they navigate disputes with their insurance companies. Ms. Finnerty also has significant experience assisting companies in products liability and construction accident litigation.  She has represented companies in fields such as energy, finance, construction, manufacturing and retail in commercial litigation disputes, and regularly serves as a sounding board for manufacturing clients on a wide variety of legal issues including, insurance losses, risk management, contractual indemnity, employee theft and collection issues.

Additionally, Ms. Finnerty analyzes available insurance coverage for her clients under environmental, boiler & machinery, professional, D&O, EPLI and commercial general liability policies when a company suffers a loss or is named as a defendant in litigation

In addition to her trial work, Ms. Finnerty is well-versed in appellate practice, and has argued in front of Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Coverage Wars: The Risks and Benefits of Insurers Allocating Defense and Indemnity to Others”, 2nd Annual National Construction Defect Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL (November 16-17, 2016).
  • "Tips & Techniques for the Trial of a Bad Faith Claim" Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, (December 9, 2014).
  • "Insurance Coverage Update - Top Five Developments Policyholders Should Know" Legal Intelligencer In-House Counsel CLE Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, (October 15, 2014).

PREVIOUS WORK

Prior to joining the team of insurance recovery lawyers at Offit Kurman, Ms. Finnerty was an attorney in Anderson Kill's Philadelphia office.

AWARDS

Ms. Finnerty has repeatedly been recognized by her peers as a Rising Star in Insurance Coverage Litigation by Super Lawyers.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Appeals Court, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Pennsylvania
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