practices in the areas of toxic tort and pharmaceutical defense as well as commercial and class action litigation. A former assistant district attorney in Philadelphia County, specializing in the prosecution of rape cases, and chief counsel to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Criminal Procedural Rules Committee, his clients over a twenty-plus year career as a civil litigator have ranged from Fortune 10 companies to the National Association of Attorneys General.
Mr. Lipowicz led the Duane Morris litigation team that successfully represented the Attorney General of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania's litigation against the tobacco industry, which resulted in a $11.2 billion settlement for Pennsylvania, believed to be the largest settlement in Pennsylvania history. He subsequently also led the team that represented the National Association of Attorneys General and the Attorney General of Pennsylvania in successfully defending the $206 billion national tobacco settlement from antitrust and constitutional law challenges.
Born in Germany, Mr. Lipowicz is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and a graduate of Temple University.
Honors and Awards
•Listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2005-2007 and 2010-2016
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell