Mr. Plouffe is an experienced and accomplished advocate who handles a broad range of civil litigation matters.

He has extensive bench and jury trial experience in a broad spectrum of cases including products liability, bad faith, medical malpractice, trucking, and general negligence claims. A substantial part of his practice is devoted to construction and premises liability cases. He has represented contractors, property owners, building managers, lessors, franchisors and franchisees, and operators of retail and commercial establishments in matters involving claims of inadequate security, slander, catastrophic injuries, use of excessive force, and physical and sexual assault. He also has represented insurers in ERISA cases and declaratory judgment actions concerning coverage afforded by automobile, homeowner and commercial insurance policies. Mr. Plouffe has argued before the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Millersville University
B.A., cum laude, 1977

Temple University School of Law
J.D., cum laude, 1981

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

The Defense Research Institute

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Philadelphia Bar Association

Honors & Awards

AV Peer Review Rating by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell

February 17, 2015

Kim Plouffe and Jacob Lehman author article on landmark Pennsylvania Supreme Court products liability decision

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December 9, 2014

Tincher v. Omega Flex: Pennsylvania Product Liability Law Undergoes a Sea-Change

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