Robert W. Stanko: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Robert W. Stanko

Robert Stanko as an associate with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. He is a member of the firm's Casualty department where he works on a wide variety of cases, including products liability, motor vehicle and premises liability.
Phone(215) 575-2807

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • General Casualty
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Devices
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
  • Automobile Liability
 
University Villanova University (B.A., Major: Communications; Minor: English, 2005)
 
Law SchoolDickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, J.D., 2008
 
Admitted2008, Pennsylvania; 2010, U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania; 2011, U.S District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
 
Memberships 

Associations & Memberships

• Pennsylvania Bar Association

• Penn State Alumni Association

• Philadelphia Bar Association

• Villanova Alumni Association

 
Biography

Rob Stanko is an associate in the Casualty Department, where he defends insureds and self-insured entities against claims in state and federal court related to product liability, premises liability and commercial transportation. Rob is responsible for identifying and implementing litigation strategies to accommodate the particular intricacies of each case he handles. He has thrived in this role, obtaining several summary judgments and successfully defending numerous matters at arbitration and trial.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Rob served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas G. Saylor, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Rob was responsible for drafting responsive and majority opinions, reviewing allocatur docket filings, and preparing bench memoranda.

Rob earned his undergraduate degree from Villanova University in 2005, and graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law in 2008. During law school, he interned for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Criminal Prosecutions Section, where he handled research assignments, drafted motions, and prepared legal memoranda for various criminal issues - most notably, public corruption.

Rob serves as the Chairman of the Editorial Board of Young Lawyer, a publication of the Legal Intelligencer, the oldest daily legal newspaper in the United States. In addition to being an avid golfer, Rob is the captain of the Marshall Dennehey basketball and softball teams.

Honors & Awards

• Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2014

Year Joined Organization: 2009

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representative Matters: Sat second chair at a five-day jury trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, and played a vital role in securing a defense verdict on behalf of a commercial food product manufacturer in a case involving a partial hand-amputation; Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a nationally recognized non-profit organization before a federal arbitration panel in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in a claim involving commercial transportation; Drafted a successful Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in federal court, securing the dismissal of an international tour operator, in a complex death case sounding in maritime and admiralty law; Obtained multiple summary judgments on behalf of nationally recognized businesses with in the Philadelphia area involving premises liability matters; Secured a defense verdict on behalf of a transit authority in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas following a three day trial. The jury returned a verdict of no negligence, where the plaintiff was claiming permanent disability after live trolley wires fell and struck the vehicle he was in.
 
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Office Information

Robert W. Stanko

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103




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