Thomas G. Wilkinson of Cozen O’Connor has been named co-chair of the State Civil Litigation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The section’s purpose is to advance the development and study of the law, by suggesting improvements in applicable laws, practices and procedures. A member in the firm’s Philadelphia office, Tom is a member of the Commercial Litigation Department. 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 the co-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.
A resident of Haverford, Pa., Tom serves as vice president of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the educational arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the largest non-profit provider of continuing legal education in the state. He is an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law and a frequent author and lecturer on civil litigation topics. He also serves as Program Chair for the Villanova Law Inn of Court.