Cozen O’Connor member Thomas G. Wilkinson recently presented two seminars on topical legal ethics issues. First, he spoke on “Ethical Considerations for Township Solicitors” for the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors in Hershey, Penn. Second, he discussed “Confidentiality in the Insurance Defense Context” for the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel.
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 is president of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, co-chair of the State Civil Litigation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and recently completed a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.