Daniel J. Rucket

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Daniel J. Rucket

Philadelphia

Tel (215) 575-4217

Fax (215) 563-2583

Bio

Daniel J. Rucket is a graduate, with Honors, of Franklin & Marshall College.  He earned his law degree from William & Mary.  Mr. Rucket concentrates his practice in general casualty defense litigation, including construction site accidents, premises liability, catastrophic injury, construction defects, products liability, stucco home water infiltration claims, motor vehicle accidents, subrogation defense, and general negligence.  He has handled cases ranging from a slip and fall on a grape in the grocery store to a building explosion that killed six people.  He has represented numerous contractors, subcontractors, and commercial clients such as Genuardi's Family Markets, CRC Health Group, Toll Brothers, and the Reedman Corporation. 

Mr. Rucket has successfully defended a wide variety of cases in Federal and State court, including the Courts of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware and Bucks Counties in Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Rucket is a highly regarded litigator who brings experience and commitment to every case.  He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2010-2014 and Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2005-2007.

Publications:

Author, Pennsylvania: Wrongful Death Defense Verdict, Rawle’s Reports, Vol. 17, No. 4, April 2013

Author, Philadelphia: Construction – Non-Suit Granted, Rawle’s Reports, Vol. 17, No. 2, February 2013

Author, Premises Liability, Rawle’s Reports, Vol. 15, No. 5, May 2011

Author, Tough Days for Stucco Clad McMansions, ALM Legal Intelligencer Construction Law Supplement, August 2008

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Georgia

Court Admissions

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

Education

William & Mary Law School (J.D., 1993)
Franklin & Marshall College (B.A., With Honors, 1990)

Professional Associations

Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association

Seminars, Speeches & Publications