Joseph M. Donley
Joseph Donley litigates insurance and reinsurance matters in addition to business and other civil cases. He also represents domestic and foreign clients in regulatory matters and agency proceedings.
Joe concentrates his practice in complex business and other civil litigation including the areas of insurance and reinsurance litigation. He has successfully handled numerous major reinsurance arbitrations and trials.
In addition, Joe has experience in representing managing general agents, producers and brokers in many facets of their legal needs. Joe also has extensive experience representing clients in both jury and non-jury cases in defense of major personal injury, death and property damages claims in both state and federal courts.
He has successfully tried and resolved numerous major products liability and tort cases, defending electric and gas utilities, crane and other heavy and light equipment manufacturers, and architects and engineers, including claims concerning toxic torts, construction defects, and general casualty.
2004 – 2020: Super Lawyers – Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list.
“Best of the Best USA – Insurance & Reinsurance,” Expert Guides, the Legal Media Group Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers
International Who’s Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers
2022: Best Lawyers in America- Insurance Law
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
International Bar Association
Fellow, International Society of Barristers
Past President, Board of Trustees for The Wyndcroft School
Board Member, The Pottstown Symphony Orchestra 2007-2010
International Law Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association
Italy-America Chamber of Commerce
Chair, Mackrell International’s Insurance Practice Group
State Bar Licenses
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Spring 2015
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Fall 2014
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Spring 2014
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Winter 2014
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Fall 2013
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Summer 2013
- Penny Wise, Pound Foolish: How It Applies to Reinsurance Agreements
- Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing – Spring 2013