Craig is a member of the Health Care Department and the supervising attorney for the Health Care Liability Practice Group in the Harrisburg office. He focuses his practice on medical and hospital malpractice actions, long-term care and medically related prisoner litigation. Throughout his 40 years of practice, Craig has handled hundreds of medical malpractice matters and has tried many jury cases to verdict. He has represented central Pennsylvania hospitals, surgical centers, rehab facilities and physician groups, as well as physicians, residents, dentists, periodontists, chiropractors, CNMs, PA-Cs, therapists, nurse practitioners, mental health professionals and podiatrists in health care liability matters.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, Craig graduated from The Dickinson School of Law where he was inducted into the Woolsack Society. He is admitted to the bar of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Craig has been certified and recertified (1999, 2009) as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
In one somewhat unique case, Craig successfully argued that an ophthalmologist should not be liable to a bicyclist injured in a vehicle accident by a patient with poor vision on the theory that the provider should have asked PennDOT to remove his patient's driving privileges.
Craig was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2004-2007 and in 2013 and 2014 in the area of medical malpractice - personal injury defense. He has been selected by his peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America (2010-present) and in Best Lawyers for the Central Pennsylvania Region since 2010. Craig was a founding member and Master in the Hon. William W. Lipsett Chapter, American Inns of Court. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
Craig was elected a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2000. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Bar Associations.
Craig is a regular presenter on malpractice trial techniques for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Mechanicsburg. He has also spoken before the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, as well as for various paralegal, medical and nursing professional organizations. Craig is the alumni schools committee chairman for the Princeton University Alumni Association of Central Pennsylvania.
Craig has been a trustee of the Pine Street Presbyterian Church. He is also a Past Master of Robert Burns Lodge 464 F&AM.
•Social Media - Its New Role in Discovery and Litigation, Medical Malpractice Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, March 6, 2013
•Impeachment of the Professional Witness 'Eagle Loses Endangered Species Protection', Defense Digest, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2007
Honors & Awards
•American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow, 2000
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell , 1998-present
• Best Lawyers in America Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, 2010-present
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2004-2007, 2013-2014
•Top Lawyers in Central Pennsylvania, 2010-present
Year Joined Organization: 2004 (Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)