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Jack Snyder speaks at AIG Transportation Education Conference in Philadelphia

Jack Snyder, a partner in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP, spoke at the AIG Transportation Education Conference on June 4, 2019. Jack was a panelist for the session “Nuclear Verdicts: Reality, Predicting & Preventing.” He discussed strategies to combat large settlements and verdicts in commercial truck accident cases.

The seminar, held at Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, covered a variety of additional topics related to transportation litigation, including economic and regulatory issues, worker fatigue, safety issues regarding drug and alcohol use, risk assessment, insurance carrier decisions, workers’ compensation issues, and cyber security.

Jack Snyder is Chair of the Catastrophic Loss Group. He focuses his practice on the defense of high exposure matters, primarily in the areas of product liability, construction, industrial, fire and explosion, security and transportation. He is regularly retained in cases with demands in the hundreds of millions of dollars, often only weeks or months before trial, to try a case to verdict. In the last 20 years, Jack has been involved in the area’s most high profile cases, including In re: Market Street Collapse Litigation, which was the longest civil trial in Philadelphia County history; the Ride The Ducks International case arising out of the allision of a tug-driven barge and a tourist duck boat on the Delaware River; and the Tropicana Casino & Resort Parking Garage Collapse case, which involved multiple deaths and garnered national attention. He recently successfully completed a 5-month trial in Seattle, WA, that involved 5 deaths and serious injuries and included 44 plaintiffs. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Jack is also Chair of the Firm’s Medical Professional Liability Section. A Philadelphia native, Jack was a Scholar-Athlete at St. Joseph’s University and the Captain of the basketball team. He earned his J.D. from Temple University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, Jack has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 16 consecutive years. In 2017, he was selected as a “Philadelphia Top Lawyer” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Jack can be reached directly at (215) 575-4220 • jsnyder@rawle.com