Niki T. Ingram: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Niki T. Ingram

Niki T. Ingram is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin and serves as the Assistant Director of the Workers' Compensation Department where she assumes responsibility for some 35 lawyers throughout 10 of the firm's offices. Niki is also a member of the firm's Board of Directors.
Shareholder; Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation Department
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone(215) 575-2704

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Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation
     
    University Smith College, A.B., Psychology, with Distinction, 1976
     
    Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1979
     
    Admitted1980, Pennsylvania; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court
     
    Memberships 

    Associations & Memberships

    • American Bar Association

    • National Bar Association, Women's Division

    • Pennsylvania Bar Association

    • Philadelphia Bar Association, Women's Rights Committee, co-chair, 2014

    • Smith College Alumnae Association, past member of board of directors

     
    Biography

    Niki serves as the director of the Workers' Compensation Department, where she assumes responsibility for more than 30 attorneys throughout 10 offices. She is also a member of the firm's board of directors. She has served as chair of the Workers' Compensation Client Development Practice, supervising the group's client development activities. Niki was also chairperson of the firm's Human Relations Committee for 10 years and helped develop our Human Relations Policy.

    Throughout her career, Niki has handled personal injury defense cases and tried multiple cases to verdict in state and federal court. Since joining the firm in 1988, Niki has devoted the entirety of her practice to workers' compensation defense, representing self-insureds, insurance companies and employers.

    Niki graduated with distinction from Smith College with an A.B. in Psychology. She then received her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Niki has worked in the public interest sector, for the government and in the private sector.

    Niki is the co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Women's Rights Committee and a past member of the Investigative Division's Committee on Judicial Selection and Retention. She also served as the chairperson of the Workers' Compensation and Employment Liability Law Committee of the American Bar Association's Tort and Insurance Practice Section and as a member of the American Bar Association's Survey Committee of the Workers' Compensation and Employment Law Liability Committee. Niki is a former co-chairperson of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section and a former member of the Nominating Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She was awarded the Sadie T. Alexander Award for Distinguished Alumni by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

    Niki is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court and was awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been named as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Philadelphia, as well as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005-2013. Niki is also a charter member of the Alexander Barbieri Inns of Court. She has spoken at national conferences for the American Bar Association, the former American Trial Lawyers Association, SEAK and the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference. She also lectures frequently at state and local conferences on legal issues and related topics.

    Niki is a member of the editorial board of Philadelphia Lawyer magazine. She has served on the board of directors of Delaware Futures and as a director of the Smith College Alumnae Association's board of directors. Niki currently volunteers for Friendship House.

    Classes/Seminars Taught

    What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation to Keep You Out of Trouble in Your Liability Case, Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2014

    Winning by Inclusion, Panel Member, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Diversity Luncheon, Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 2014

    Your Law Degree: A Passport to Your Future Women's Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, June 5, 2014

    Diversity & Inclusion in the Insurance Industry - A Critical Success Factor, Philly I-Day 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 9, 2014

    Healthcare Reform's Impact Nationally and on Workers' Compensation, ABA TIPS/LEL Workers' Compensation Midwinter Seminar and Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 13, 2014

    Understanding the Most Common Mistakes Made in Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Annual Human Resources Conference, December 3, 2013

    Valley of the Dolls: Drugs, Drugs, Drugs, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 27, 2011

    Penny Wise and Pound Foolish, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 11, 2010

    Unique Workers' Compensation Aspects of Independent Contractors and Traveling Employees, National Teleconference for Lorman Education Services, January 13, 2010

    Updated Issues for Small Businesses, Symposium for Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2008

    Updated Issues for Small Businesses, Symposium for Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2008

    Independent Contractors and Traveling Employees: How to Support Them and Keep Your Costs Down, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 21, 2008

    Medicare Set-Asides: What You Need to Know and Why, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Auto Law Update, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2008

    Managing Your Workers' Compensation Claims, Willis HRH Seminar Series, Rockville, Maryland, October 2008

    How Do Companies Choose Between Mediation and Litigation in Workers' Compensation Cases, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Roundtable, Harrisburg and Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, April 2008

    Workers' Compensation Symposium, Sedgwick CMS, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2007

    Claims Handling Checklist, Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association Annual Meeting, State College, Pennsylvania, March 7, 2007

    Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation, Panel Member, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 31, 2007

    Workers' Compensation: Latest Developments and What Is on The Horizon, SEAK, National Workers' Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, Massachusetts, July 2005

    Gender: Its Impact on the Litigation Process, AAJ (formerly ATLA) Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, July 2003

    Repetitive Trauma in the Workplace, Panel Member, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, July 31, 1997

    Honors & Awards

    • AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005-2014, Top 50 Female Lawyers 2005-2006, 2013

    • Distinguished Alumni Award by the Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA) section of the University of Pennsylvania Law School

    Year Joined Organization: 1988

     
    Reported CasesPublished Works: National Trends in Workers' Compensation, Risk Management Magazine, November 2013; Calculating the Average Weekly Wage Under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Guide, 2010/2011 edition as prepared by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry; Medical Costs and How They Are Increasing The Costs of Your Claims, Ace Group Claims Bulletin, October 2010; The Use of Pharmacy Records When Defending A Case, The Philadelphia Lawyer, 2009-Winter, Vol. 71, No. 4; National Trends In Workers' Compensation, SEAK, April 2005; Awaiting The Caso Decision, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Winter 2004; 10 Questions For Judge Jacqueline Allen, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Fall 2004; Commonwealth Court Arms Employers in Good-Faith-Job-Offer Refusal Cases, The Legal Intelligencer, November 29, 2001; Injury Outside The Workplace Not Employer's Responsibility, The Legal Intelligencer, April 26, 2001; Stopping Temporary Benefits For The Retired Worker, The Legal Intelligencer, April 26, 2001; Modified Job Must Meet Physician's Restrictions: Good Faith Offer To Claimant Required, The Legal Intelligencer, July 26, 2001; Second Termination Petition Not Precluded By Initial Filing, The Legal Intelligencer, September 27, 2001; Commonwealth Court Arms Employers In Good-Faith-Job-Offer Refusal Cases, The Legal Intelligencer, November 29, 2001; Managed Care Integration with Workers' Compensation, Workers' Compensation (PSIA Newsletter), Vol. 2, No. 5, 1996; Stroke Cases: They are Defensible, Counterpoint, July 1993; Tort and Insurance Law Journal, American Bar Association
     
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    Niki T. Ingram

    2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103




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