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Brian O. Phillips


Associate
Phone: 215-540-2633
Fax: 215-591-8271
BPhillips@timoneyknox.com
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Published Works

  • Article, "Sixty Days to Being Stronger With the Federal Rules of Evidence," Trial and Tribulations Newsletter for DRI (co-author, Robert T. Horst), March 2017

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Business Law I and Business Law II, Delaware Valley College School of Business and Humanities, 2011-2013
  • Presenter, “Property Insurance, Legal Update,” Philadelphia Loss Conference Quarterly Meeting, January, 2015

Brian O. Phillips has been selected as a 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers, an honor recognizing excellence in his practice of Insurance Coverage law.  Brian concentrates his practice on the insurance industry. He defends insurers in insurance coverage disputes with a special emphasis on first-party property coverage, litigation and advice.  An experienced litigator, Brian has tried cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has handled more than 20 appeals before the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

A former adjunct professor of Business Law at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Brian has particular experience in modern trial tactics and support, videography and the presentation of visual evidence.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Industry Law
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2010
  • New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, J.D., 2007
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, B.A., 1992

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Brehon Law Society, Member
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Trinity Episcopal Church, Ambler, Pennsylvania, Vestry Member 2008-2013
  • Wills for Heroes, Volunteer Attorney, drafting estate planning and power of attorney documents for Pennsylvania's first responders, 2010-Present
  • Bucks County, Pro Bono Attorney at Protection from Abuse hearings, 2011-Present
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