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.
Past Employment Positions
•U.S. Air Force, Sergeant, 1966 - 1970
•Interstate Commerce Commission, Trial Attorney
• Government Disclosure Obligations in Criminal Cases, The Legal Intelligencer, White Collar Crime Supplement, May 5, 2015
• Corporate Bylaws May Provide Unintended Support For Employees, New Jersey Law Journal, March 10, 2014
• Moratorium on Death: A Paradigm for Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Winter, 2003
Honors & Awards
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
• Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America - Criminal Defense: White-Collar, 2009 - Present
Year Joined Organization
Government Disclosure Obligations in Criminal Cases
Articles • May 5, 2015
Corporate Bylaws May Provide Unintended Support for Employee
Articles • March 10, 2014
Increased HEAT on Physician Contracts Leads to Criminal Charges Against Hospital, Owner, Executive and Physicians
Law Alerts • April 24, 2013
The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced that it has arrested the senior executive of Sacred Heart Hospital in Chicago and four physicians for alleged violations of the Antikickback Act. In addition,...
I.C.E. Storm in the Forecast - I-9 Compliance and Employer Liability
Case Study • December 20, 2012
I.C.E. Storm In The Forecast - I-9 Compliance and Employer Liability
Defense Digest Article • December 1, 2012
Key Points:Increased number of I-9 audits leave employers exposed to civil and criminal liability.I-9 paperwork itself scrutinized and can lead to significant fines.I-9..., Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012
On the Pulse...When the Government Knocks, We Are Here To Help: White Collar Crime Practice Group Profile
Defense Digest Article • June 1, 2011
As the economy struggles to recover its footing, and as new, costly programs are created, the focus of the government, whether federal, state or local, increasingly has been to pursue both criminal and regulatory investigations with the goals of..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2011