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Jonathan S. McAnney

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Chair, Risk Management Group

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Dedicated commercial, business, and personal injury litigator with decades of experience who can represent his client's interests in all aspects of pre-litigation and litigation, including claim analysis and evaluation, claim avoidance, strategy formation, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and trial. 

Jon has over 35 years of litigation and courtroom experience in all state and federal courts in Pennsylvania. He is an elected member of the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, an organization of skilled and respected civil trial lawyers. During his career at Tucker Arensberg, P.C., Jon has developed a deep practice handling a variety of matters for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. These matters have included representation of insured and self-insured utilities, businesses, banks, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, and many other parties. He has been lead trial counsel in numerous jury and non-jury trials in Western Pennsylvania.

Representative Experience

  • Defended regional utility companies in the telecommunications, electrical, and natural gas industries as Defendants in wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, automobile accident, and property damage matters. We have also represented these same utility companies as Plaintiffs in property damage collection matters.
  • Represented national retailers in store-related premises liability claims.
  • Represented closely-held businesses in civil injunction matters.
  • Represented nursing home owners and operators in all aspects of litigation management.
  • Represented individuals and businesses in insurance coverage matters.    
  • Represented families and individuals in all aspects of litigation matters including estates and trusts litigation, personal injury matters, and real estate litigation.
  • Prosecuted and defended claims against persons or entities which cause significant property damages.
  • Handled copyright infringement litigation in which damages were awarded against companies for violating federal copyright law.
  • Handled civil trials in all courts in western Pennsylvania involving personal injury and death matters.

Education

Syracuse University School of Law (JD)
State University of New York (BA),
  • College at Plattsburgh

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury Litigation Capabilities
  • Products Liability

Industries

  • Utilities Law
  • Long-Term Care
  • Municipal & School
  • Healthcare

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Civil Litigation: Defense 
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Legal Services to the Public Committee Pro Bono Award
  • Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Pro Bono Award, Allegheny County Bar Foundation
  • Richard B. Tucker Award of Distinction, Tucker Arensberg

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Law firm general counsel
  • Former Chair of the Litigation Department
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section, Member, including serving as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Insurance Committee, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Member and past Co-Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Chair of the Backpack Program Subcommittee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Co-Chair of the Blood Drive
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, Member
  • Former Board Member of Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity and The Neighborhood Academy

Education

Syracuse University School of Law (JD)
State University of New York (BA)
  • College at Plattsburgh

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury Litigation Capabilities
  • Products Liability

Industries

  • Utilities Law
  • Long-Term Care
  • Municipal & School
  • Healthcare

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Civil Litigation: Defense 
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Legal Services to the Public Committee Pro Bono Award
  • Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Pro Bono Award, Allegheny County Bar Foundation
  • Richard B. Tucker Award of Distinction, Tucker Arensberg

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Law firm general counsel
  • Former Chair of the Litigation Department
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section, Member, including serving as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Insurance Committee, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Member and past Co-Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Chair of the Backpack Program Subcommittee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Public Service Committee, Co-Chair of the Blood Drive
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, Member
  • Former Board Member of Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity and The Neighborhood Academy

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