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1/1/2021
German Gallagher & Murtagh is pleased to announce that Andre J. Webb has been named a Partner of the Firm.

German Gallagher & Murtagh is pleased to announce that Andre J. Webb has been named a Partner of the Firm. Andre is a member of the casualty litigation department, where he defends insured and self-insured entities in a variety of litigation matters. Andre’s professional activities extend beyond the courtroom as he is very active in the legal community. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors, serves as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Division, and is an Executive Committee member of the of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. Andre was recently selected by The National Black Lawyers for inclusion in its list of “Top 40 under 40”, and was appointed to serve in the ALFA International Future Leaders Forum as the liaison to the Insurance and Professional Liability Groups.

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12/15/2020
Jacob Lehman Obtains Summary Judgment for Equipment Rental Company in Product Liability Action

Mr. Lehman obtained a dismissal on behalf of his client, a national equipment rental company, in a product liability, negligence and breach of warranty action in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. This dismissal came after the Court’s grant of a contested motion for summary judgment. Mr. Lehman was able to convince the Court to hold oral argument on his client’s motion, and at argument demonstrate that his client had no relationship to the product sufficient to create a genuine issue of material fact.

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12/2/2020
German Gallagher & Murtagh congratulates our Workers' Compensation Attorneys for being regionally ranked by "Best Law Firms"

German Gallagher & Murtagh congratulates our Workers' Compensation Attorneys for being regionally ranked by "Best Law Firms" for Philadelphia Tier 1 Workers' Compensation Law - Employer. GGM represents insurance carriers and self-insured corporations in workers' compensation matters at all levels of administrative and appellate proceedings.

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11/14/2020
Andre J. Webb has been awarded the Board of Governors' Bar Star for this year.

German Gallagher & Murtagh is pleased to announce that Andre J. Webb has been named as a Board of Governors "Bar Star" by the Philadelphia Bar Association. A Bar Star is defined as someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty for their division or section that year. They are typically honored in person at the reception for the Fall Quarterly meeting; however this year they were recognized during the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Fall Quarterly Virtual Meeting presentation on October 28.

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10/15/2020
Andre J. Webb has been appointed to serve in the ALFA International Future Leaders Forum as the liaison to the Insurance and Professional Liability Groups.

German Gallagher & Murtagh is excited to announce that Andre J. Webb has been appointed to serve in the ALFA International Future Leaders Forum as the liaison to the Insurance and Professional Liability Groups.

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10/8/2020
Andre J. Webb Presents at DRI's Young Lawyers Virtual Seminar

Andre recently had the pleasure of presenting at DRI's Young Lawyers Virtual Seminar, which took place on October 8, 2020. Due to the unfortunate COVID-19 pandemic, DRI's Young Lawyer Seminar was converted to a virtual event in which Andre was thrilled to participate as a speaker.

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9/30/2020
Jacob Lehman Presents Webinar on Hot Topics in Professional Liability Litigation

As part of ALFA International’s Summer CLE Webinar Series, GGM Partner Jacob Lehman recently teamed up with Jeff Hengeveld of the Detroit, Michigan ALFA firm, Plunkett Cooney, and Todd Lubben of the St. Louis firm, Brown & James to deliver a presentation entitled “Updates On Professional Liability Law: What You May Have Missed With Everything Going On”.

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8/19/2020
Andre J. Webb authors article on Effectuating Lasting Change

Andre J. Webb, a member of the Firm’s Casualty Litigation Group, recently authored an article titled “Effectuating Lasting Change” which highlights the importance of this moment in time for our associations and leaders.

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6/1/2020
Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2020

GGM Announces 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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4/16/2020
Andre J. Webb Authors Article on Candor as a Strategy: Argument and Credibility

Andre J. Webb, a member of the Firm’s Casualty Litigation Group, authored an article titled “Candor as a Strategy: Argument and Credibility,” which highlights the importance of selecting only your best arguments when defending your client at an arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, or trial.

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4/7/2020
Brian Sumner Writes Article: Coronavirus and Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation

Brian O. Sumner, a member of the Firms Worker's Compensation Group, wrote an informative article titled "Coronavirus and Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation" which addresses the impact the pandemic may have on worker's compensation claims in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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3/15/2020
Jacob Lehman Presents at ALFA International Client Seminar in Marco Island, FL

Mr. Lehman recently had the honor of serving as the moderator of the plenary opening and closing sessions at ALFA’s signature legal conference, the International Client Seminar, which took place March 12-15 at the J.W. Marriot in Marco Island, Florida.

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1/28/2020
Jacob Lehman and Michael Dolan Author Article on Product Liability and Online Retailers

Partners Jacob Lehman and Michael Dolan recently contributed an article to the Legal Intelligencer’s Annual Product Liability Supplement.

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1/16/2020
Jacob Lehman Presents Webinar on Hot Topics in Product Liability Litigation

As part of the firm’s ongoing involvement with and commitment to ALFA, the global legal network, Partner Jacob Lehman recently teamed up with Partner Matt Jacobson of the Des Moines, Iowa ALFA firm, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C. to present a webinar covering hot topics in product liability litigation.

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12/13/2019
Andre J. Webb elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors

German Gallagher & Murtagh is excited to announce that Andre J. Webb has been elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing all Bar Association business and policy of the 12,000-member association. The oldest association of lawyers in the United States, the Philadelphia Bar Association serves the profession and the public by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the rule of law.

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