|University ||Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., 1980|
|Law School||Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, J.D., 1983|
|Admitted||1983, Pennsylvania; 1983, New Jersey|
Associations & Memberships
Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council
•Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
Lori has extensive defense counsel trial experience in the areas of medical malpractice and workers' compensation claims, but she currently confines her practice solely to workers' compensation law. Lori has handled more than 3,000 workers' compensation cases to date, many of which were high-exposure cases that she successfully litigated. She has represented a large number of hospitals and hotels.
Lori is a frequent lecturer on various aspects of workers' compensation law. She has organized and participated in numerous regional and workers' compensation seminars, including serving as co-chair of the Workers' Compensation Seminar sponsored by the Institute of Business Law. Lori was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005 through 2014 in the area of workers' compensation. In June 2007, she was named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Pennsylvania by Philadelphia magazine.
Lori is a 1980 graduate of Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Following graduation, she attended Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, where she received her juris doctor in 1983 . She served as clinic law clerk to the Honorable Daniel H. Huyett, III, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1982 to1983 .
Following Lori's graduation from law school, she served as law clerk to the Honorable Jacob Kalish in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas from 1983 to1984 . She thereafter became associated with Liebert, Short & Hirshland where she was named a partner in 1993 . The same year, Lori joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as a shareholder practicing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lori is a long-time supporter of Golden Slipper Club & Charities and Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.
Honors & Awards
•American Jurisprudence Award - Administrative Law
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005 -2014 ; Top 50 Women in Pennsylvania, 2007
A Super Victory for Employers
Defense Digest Article • December 1, 2011
Pennsylvania - Workers' Compensation, Key Points:Court finds that the date medical bills are paid is not the date of service that controls for Supersedeas Fund reimbursement.Insurers should provide proof of payment date and service date for each medical payment made..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 4, December 2011
|Reported Cases||Published Works: A Super Victory for Employers, Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 4, December 2011|
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