Brian J. Slipakoff practices in the area of commercial litigation, handling a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. He counsels clients involving claims related to contract disputes, business torts, securities and commercial fraud, various class actions, procurement bid protests, toxic tort and premises liability in state and federal courts throughout the country. In addition, Brian has represented Pennsylvania state insurance department in numerous matters arising of the liquidation of insolvent insurance companies.
In 2010 through 2015, he was named a Rising Star for Pennsylvania.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and numerous federal courts, Mr. Slipakoff is a 2003 cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and a 2000 graduate of the University of Maryland.
•Duane Morris LLP
• Special Counsel, 2013-present
• Associate, 2009-2012
• Associate, 2003-2009
Honors & Awards
•Listed in Pennsylvania Rising Stars, 2010-2016
•Author, Supreme Court Rejects Stipulation by Proposed Class Representative as Defeating Federal Removal Under Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, Duane Morris Alert, March 21, 2013
•Author, Lawyers See Challenges in Cross-Border Disputes, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, November 10, 2011
•Co-author, Avoiding the Dangers of Electronic Discovery: To Delete, or Not to Delete, Philadelphia SmartCEO, September 2011
•Co-author, U.S. District Court Imposes Stiff Sanctions for Destruction of Electronically Stored Information in Discovery, Duane Morris Alert, September 27, 2010
•Co-author, Supreme Court Allows Arbitrators to Determine Validity of Arbitration Agreements, Strengthening Enforcement, Duane Morris Alert, June 24, 2010
•Co-author, Are Stock Donations to Charities Subject to Insider Trading Prohibitions? The Legal Intelligencer, June 28, 2006
•Co-author, The Criminal Defense Attorney Facing Prospective Client Perjury, 15 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 935 (2002)