Lawrence T. Hoyle, Jr.

Lawrence T. Hoyle, Jr.: Attorney with Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Lawrence T. Hoyle, Jr., a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Services Department, has handled complex litigation for numerous Fortune 500 corporations, has extensive experience in the fields of securities, insurance coverage, antitrust, and products liability litigation. His client representations include serving for many years as national coordinating counsel for a major building products manufacturer in asbestos litigation. He also tried and won the first two asbestos-in-buildings cases ever tried in the U.S. He currently serves as court appointed counsel to the receiver for Joseph S. Forte and Joseph S. Forte, L.P. He previously served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to managing his active professional practice, Mr. Hoyle has devoted a significant amount of his career to teaching and public service. His activities have included serving as Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Crime Commission, and serving as a member of the Pennsylvania Appellate Court Nomination Commission and as a member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Board, which was charged with evaluation of alleged misconduct by the Pennsylvania judiciary. He has taught at Temple University Law School, as well as numerous legal seminars for practicing lawyers.

Other Distinctions

•Recognized as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” for business litigation, 2004-2014, 2016-2018
•Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Duke University Trinity Board of Visitors, Chair, 1998-1999; Member, 1992-1999
•Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School

News & Publications

•Many Schnader Lawyers Named to PA Super Lawyers
•Schnader Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers 2017
•Many Schnader Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers 2016
•Super Lawyers Recognizes Many Schnader Attorneys in 2015
•Super Lawyers Recognizes Many Schnader Attorneys in 2014
•Super Lawyers Recognizes Many Schnader Attorneys in 2013
•Super Lawyers Recognizes Many Schnader Attorneys in 2012
•Schnader Adds Ten New Attorneys

Community & Pro Bono

•Fox Chase Cancer Center, Board of Directors, 1992-present
•Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Board of Directors, 1976-2002

• American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; Committee on Complex Litigation, past Chair

• Federal Bar Council, Member

• International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow:

• Philadelphia Bar Association, Member

• Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

• Third Circuit Bar Association, Member

• University of Pennsylvania Law School American Inn of Court, Member

Other Distinctions

• Recognized as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" for business litigation, 2004-2013

• Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®

• Duke University Trinity Board of Visitors, Chair, 1998-1999; Member, 1992-1999

• Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Governance Litigation and Shareholder Disputes
  • Class Action
  • Communications and Media
  • Litigation Services
  • Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Duke University, A.B., 1960
Law School Attended:
University of Chicago, J.D., magna cum laude, 1965
Year of First Admission:
1965
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1965, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association, Member

•American Bar Foundation, Fellow

•American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; Committee on Complex Litigation, past Chair

•Federal Bar Council, Member

•International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

•Philadelphia Bar Association, Member

•Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

•Third Circuit Bar Association, Member

•University of Pennsylvania Law School American Inn of Court, Member

Birth Information:
Greensboro, North Carolina, October 6, 1938
ISLN:
906339075

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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