Bar Admissions

New Jersey

U.S. District Court of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas
  • Commercial and private vehicular liability

  • Commercial and private premises liability

  • Commercial and residential property loss

  • Insurance coverage and subrogation

  • General liability litigation

Widener University, Delaware Law School (J.D., 2010)
Manhattan College, School of Business (B.S., 2007)

Brian M. Searls

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Phone Number : (215) 972-5467
Fax Number : (215) 972-7008
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One Logan Square, 26th Floor
130 N. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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BRIAN M. SEARLS is an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office. His experience includes representation of regional and national insurance companies, corporations, municipalities and other self-insured business entities and individuals involving commercial and private vehicular liability, commercial and private premises liability and commercial and residential property loss. Brian’s experience also includes handling insurance coverage and subrogation matters on behalf of both insurers and self-insured political subdivisions. Brian’s practice extends to both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Brian is a native of Central New Jersey. He is a graduate of Manhattan College's School of Business, graduating with a B.S. in Marketing. Brian was also a scholar athlete as a member of the school's NCAA Division I baseball team which was recently inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame. Brian went on to attend Widener University Delaware Law School, serving as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, Brian served as law clerk to the Honorable Julie M. Marino, P.J.S.C. of the Somerset County, New Jersey Superior Court. Prior to joining Chartwell, Brian was an associate for a regional civil litigation defense firm. In addition to private practice, Brian served as an Assistant Public Defender in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

In addition to his law practice, Brian serves as a volunteer firefighter for the Chester Heights Fire Company. Brian currently lives in Delaware County, Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Delaware County Bar Association