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Michael J. Alivernini

MICHAEL J. ALIVERNINI is a partner in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. He is a graduate of Villanova University and Widener University School of Law. Mr. Alivernini is admitted to the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and District of Columbia Bars, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New...

Corey J. Bolander

COREY J. BOLANDER is an associate in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Bolander is a 2006 graduate of Ursinus College and a 2011 graduate of the Widener University School of Law. While in law school Ms. Bolander worked as a Certified Legal Intern in the Environmental Law Clinic and received an Honors Certificate in Environmental Law upon graduation. She was a 2010 recipient of the Greenwatch Institute Achievement Award. Previously she...

Elizabeth S. Cavallaro

ELIZABETH S. CAVALLARO is a partner in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Cavallaro is a 1996 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and a 2003 graduate of the Widener University School of Law where she graduated cum laude. She was a clerk for Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sandra Schultz Newman in 2003. Ms. Cavallaro was associated with the Philadelphia firm Post & Schell in 2007 where she made Principal in 2011. Ms....

Michael J. Diamond

MICHAEL J. DIAMOND is a founding partner of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP. Mr. Diamond, prior to founding The Chartwell Law Offices, was a partner with Weber, Goldstein, Greenberg & Gallagher, LLP. He began his career in the insurance industry as a claims specialist with American Mutual Insurance Company, thereafter, joining ITT Hartford where he was employed as a Claims Specialist and Claims Supervisor prior to completing his legal education....

Kenneth M. Dubrow

KENNETH M. DUBROW is a Co-Managing partner of Chartwell’s Philadelphia Office, and serves as Chairman of the Firm’s General Litigation Department. A graduate of the Philadelphia Bar Association Trial Advocacy Program, Mr. Dubrow’s practice includes the representation of defendants, individual and commercial, in personal injury, premises liability, wrongful arrest, motor vehicle, trucking, construction, sub­ro­ga­tion and liquor liability claims.   Mr. Dubrow serves as Pennsylvania regional counsel for a national retail chain. In...

Lee S. Fiederer

LEE S. FIEDERER is a 1988 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and a 1992 graduate of Temple University School of Law. Since then, he has spent his time engaged in defense of workers’ compensation matters at prestigious firms like Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhodes, at the Workers’ Compensation boutique then known as Weber, Goldstein, Greenberg & Gallagher and also as in-house Senior Counsel for the PMA Insurance Group.   Mr. Fiederer...

Eric S. Gibbs

ERIC S. GIBBS is an associate in Chartwell's Philadelphia Office.  Mr. Gibbs graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2000, with a B.S. in Advertising. He later earned his law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Camden in 2011.  During his time at Rutgers, Mr. Gibbs was the first Publication Editor for the Rutgers Law Journal.  He volunteered with the school’s bankruptcy pro bono project, which provides free assistance to low-income New...

Virginia King

VIRGINIA KING received her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (with Honors) from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 2002, Ms. King earned her Juris Doctor in 2005 from the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in law school, Ms. King was a member of the prestigious Moot Court Honor Society, and a writing staff member of the Political and Civil Rights Law...

Mary S. Kohnke Wagner

MARY S. KOHNKE WAGNER is a partner in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. Mary graduated from the Niagara University School of Nursing where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Widener University where she researched stress levels experienced by nurses in different settings.  She graduated from the Temple University School of Law in 1990 where she was student director of the Law...

Alexander J. Kwasny

ALEXANDER J. KWANSY is an associate at Chartwell’s Philadelphia Office. He received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 2012 and his B.A. in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University in 2008. While attending Widener, Mr. Kwasny was selected to become a member of the Widener Law Review and later elected to the executive board as Blue Book Editor. Prior to joining Chartwell, he was a law clerk...

Luciano N. Patruno

LUCIANO N. PATRUNO is a 1996 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where he obtained a B.A. degree in International Politics and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. After several years working in the private sector, Mr. Patruno attended the Widener University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 2006. While at Widener, Mr. Patruno was member of the Moot Court Honor Society and...

Thomas F. Reilly

THOMAS F. REILLY graduated from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in 1969, St. Joseph’s University in 1973 and Temple University School of Law in 1977. He served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Charles A. Lord of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas from 1977 until 1978. In 1978 Mr. Reilly joined Margolis, Edelstein & Scherlis, where he worked with Edward L. Edelstein until 1982 when he became a founding partner and shareholder at...

Julia C. Rogers

JULIA C. ROGERS is an associate in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office.  She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.  In 2012, Ms. Rogers graduated from Rutgers School of Law – Camden where she was a member of the Intramural Mock Trial Team and Hunter Moot Court program. While in law school, Julia was a judicial intern for the Honorable Joel Schneider, United States Magistrate Judge for the...

Allan Scholler

ALLAN SCHOLLER is an associate in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) and a 2005 graduate of Villanova University School of Law (J.D.). While at the University of Pennsylvania, he served as a member of the Student Action Committee and was a four year recipient of the Cecilia Hand Nelson scholarship award for academic achievement. After completing law school, Mr. Scholler served...

Brian M. Searls

BRIAN M. SEARLS is an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office where he represents regional and national insurance companies, corporations and other self-insured business entities and individuals, focusing on motor vehicle, premises liability, insurance coverage, business and construction litigation. 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...

J. Grant Stringham

J. GRANT STRINGHAM is an associate in Chartwell's Philadelphia Office. Mr. Stringham graduated from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in May 2011. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in May 2014. While in law school, Mr. Stringham was a Representative for the Student Bar Association (Administrative and...

Christopher J. Sulock

CHRISTOPHER J. SULOCK is an associate in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office where he concentrates his practice on all aspects of insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation. Chris's practice extends to both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Chris is a native of Philadelphia. He received a B.S.B.A. from La Salle University in 2006, and went on to earn his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Widener University School of...

Carol L Vassallo

Carol L. Vassallo is a partner with Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and graduated summa cum laude from LaSalle University in 1982. In 1985, Ms. Vassallo graduated on the Dean’s List and received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. While at Georgetown she was selected for inclusion in the Criminal Justice Clinic. After graduation, she served for one (1) year as judicial...

Ashley N Waring

Ashley N. Waring is an associate in Chartwell’s Philadelphia office. She specializes in defending self-insured employers, insurance companies, and third-party administrators in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in workers’ compensation litigation. Ashley graduated from Rowan University in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science, a minor in Psychology and a concentration in International Studies.  She played on the women’s basketball team and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, and...

John M. Wutz

JOHN M. WUTZ is a partner in the Philadelphia office of the Chartwell Law Offices, LLP.  His practice includes representing large national self-insured companies, domestic insurers and the Lloyd’s of London leading and following markets in the defense of premises liability, insurance fraud, wrongful arrest, automobile, products liability and general liability claims. Mr. Wutz is responsible for managing all aspects of litigation including development of litigation strategies, management and performance...

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