John F. Ledwith: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

John F. Ledwith

Phone(215) 575-2604

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Business and Construction Contract Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
  • Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
University University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1960
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1963
Admitted1965, Pennsylvania; 1985, New York

John F. Ledwith serves as special counsel and is responsible for file audit's as a part of the firm's Quality Assurance Program. John has spent his entire career of over 35 years as a trial lawyer, trying numerous cases in the state and Federal Court in the eastern part of Pennsylvania as well as New York. He has extensive experience in a wide range of litigation such as products liability, liquor liability, automobile and truck collisions, admiralty, asbestos etc. John has also concentrated much of his practice in construction litigation, defending construction companies against personal injury and property damage claims. He has represented national construction companies as well as regional and local companies and has been involved in surety litigation and coverage issues in construction claims. John has defended many professionals in claims against architects and engineers, as well as lawyers in legal malpractice cases, particularly those arising out of estate and estate planning legal work.

John is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York and is also admitted to the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. John is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York Bar Associations; the Defense Research Institute; the Pennsylvania Defense Institute; and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. John served as the Chair of the Construction Law Section, the ADR Section and the Economics of Law Practice of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. He is also an active member of the Construction Law Committee of the DRI and was a speaker at the Construction Law Seminar presented by the DRI. John has long experience in ADR. He was the first Chair of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Section of the Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel. Prior to that he was the Philadelphia Bar Association's Liaison with the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Court for Court-Annexed Arbitration. In this role, he consulted with the Eastern District and other Federal District courts in the implementation of their programs for Court Annexed Arbitration.

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· AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

Year Joined Organization: 1995


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John F. Ledwith

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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