Cozen O’Connor: Bartolacci, Paul R.

Paul R. Bartolacci

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2001

(215) 665-2013

Paul R. Bartolacci advises his clients on complex issues involving defective products, energy claims, fire loss litigation, and structure failures.

Paul is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Associations, as well as the Moot Court Honor Society. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1983, he practices in all federal courts in Pennsylvania. Paul is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits. Paul routinely litigates cases in multiple jurisdictions throughout the country and has tried numerous cases to verdict.

Paul received his Bachelor of Arts from New York University in 1980. He earned his law degree at Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1983, where he was the associate editor of the Delaware Law School Law Review from 1982-1983. 

News

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named To 2008 Pro Bono Honor Roll By First Judicial District Of Pennsylvania

February 04, 2009

Twenty-one attorneys in Cozen O’Connor’s Philadelphia office have been named to the 2008 Pro Bono Roll of Honor of the First Judicial District (FJD) of Pennsylvania.

Publications

The Application of Rule 702 And Daubert Challenges To Expert Witnesses In Large Property Damage Litigation: Getting Your Experts Past The Gatekeeper And Into The Courtroom [Cozen O'Connor Whitepapers]

November 04, 2010

The Application of Rule 702 And Daubert Challenges To Expert Witnesses In Large Property Damage Litigation: Getting Your Experts Past The Gatekeeper And Into The Courtroom - Cozen O'Connor Whitepapers - Large property losses resulting in substantial subrogation efforts grow from catastrophic damage or destruction to buildings, equipment and the economic injuries that result from those losses. The generic cause of such losses sometimes leads to first party coverage litigation, but pinpointing a specific cause is essential to the pursuit of subrogation claims. Proving third party negligence, or a product defect, as the

Fall 2009 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

October 01, 2009

Fall 2009 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - Welcome to the Fall 2009 issue of the Cozen O'Connor Subrogation and Recovery Observer. In this issue, we report on our recent trial victories, notable settlements, and other newsworthy developments in subrogation issues

Summer 2008 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

July 01, 2008

Summer 2008 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer -

Subrogation Strategies: Increasing Your Batting Average [2007 Atlantic Subrogation Seminar]

June 04, 2007

Subrogation Strategies: Increasing Your Batting Average - 2007 Atlantic Subrogation Seminar - Seminar book from 2007 Atlantic Subrogation Seminar

From the Lawyer's Perspective: The Role of a Fire Protection Engineer [Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - Forensic Consultants & Loss Site Investigations -]

January 13, 2006

From the Lawyer's Perspective: The Role of a Fire Protection Engineer - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - Forensic Consultants & Loss Site Investigations - - 3 pgs total. Often, experts consider themselves only as investigators and disregard or minimize the importance of being an advocate for their client during later litigation. The overall task of the fire protection engineering forensic project should be to show that a different design, construction, technique, product, or material would have made a difference in the outcome of the event.

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Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1983
  • New York University, B.A., 1980

Awards & Honors

FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT - 2008
Twenty-one Cozen O'Connor attorneys were named to the 2008 Pro Bono Honor Roll of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association