Cozen O’Connor member Thomas G. Wilkinson has been elected President of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The PBI is the educational arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the largest non-profit provider of continuing legal education in the state. It is a non-profit organization that aims to provide Pennsylvania lawyers with information that is timely, practical, cost effective, and of the highest possible quality.
A member in the firm’s Philadelphia office, Wilkinson is a member of the commercial litigation and ADR practice groups. He concentrates his practice in business litigation, business torts, complex insurance coverage, and professional responsibility matters. He is a frequent lecturer and author on civil litigation and professional responsibility topics and is a lead editor of the Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook, a comprehensive review of the rules of conduct governing lawyers, with extensive citations to case decisions and ethics opinions addressing all aspects of lawyer-client relationships. He Is also an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law and the Membership Chair for its Inn of Court.
A resident of Haverford, Pa., Wilkinson also is co-chair of the State Civil Litigation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and has just completed a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.