Cozen O’Connor: Fallon, Christopher C.

Christopher C. Fallon, Jr.

Member

West Conshohocken

(215) 665-2036

(215) 701-2036

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2000

Recent News:

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Chris Fallon focuses his practice on representing firm clients throughout the United States in a diverse range of cases involving catastrophic loss. He is chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Personal Injury Group.

During his 40 years in private practice, Chris has successfully led more than one hundred trials and achieved beneficial settlements in hundreds of others. He has handled high-stakes litigation in states ranging from Massachusetts and New York to Florida and Arkansas. While he has substantive experience with all types of catastrophic scenarios, Chris has particular experience in the areas of aviation, construction, fire and explosion, medical malpractice, products liability, and transportation.

Chris is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the American Bar Foundation. He has also won numerous professional awards in recognition of his achievements as a trial lawyer. He received the Pennsylvania Defense Institute’s “Lawyer of the Year” award in 1995, has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2006 , and was designated a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in 2012 and 2013 by the National Trial Lawyers.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Chris is involved in numerous professional and pro bono activities. He is the former chair of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, co-founder and past president of the Philadelphia Bar Association Homeless Advocacy Program, former president of the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, and past president of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute. Chris has served as a judge pro tem in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He has been a visiting professor of practice at Syracuse University College of Law and is currently a member of the College’s board of advisors.

For his work on behalf of the homeless, Chris received the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award, the Community Legal Service’s Equal Justice Award, a Philadelphia City Council citation, and an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Homeless Advocacy Project.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts from King’s College in 1970. Chris earned his law degree, with honors, at Syracuse University College of Law in 1973.

Experience

News

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

64 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 21, 2019

Super Lawyers has selected 64 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Fifty-four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 12, 2018

Super Lawyers has named 54 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers By Law & Politics

May 28, 2009

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that 52 attorneys from the firm’s Philadelphia and West Conshohocken offices have been named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, and will appear in the June 2009 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers By Law & Politics

May 29, 2008

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that 42 attorneys from the firm’s Philadelphia and West Conshohocken offices have been named 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, and will appear in the June 2008 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

Publications

Discovering and Protecting Electronic Files [Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers]

January 11, 2006

Discovering and Protecting Electronic Files - Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - 36 pgs total. Topics: Differences Between Electronic and Paper Information; Growing Importance of Electronic Information; Discoverability of Electronic Data; WHAT CAN BE DISCOVERED: Types of Electronic Data; The “Lazarus Phenomenon”, The Myth of Erased, Deleted, Destroyed and Lost Electronic Evidence; Sources of Hidden Data; HOW TO DISCOVER ELECTRONIC FILES; HOW TO PROTECT ELECTRONIC FILES

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Practical Evidence for the Courtroom

May 14, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1973
  • King's College, B.A., 1970

Awards & Honors

Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award (1991)

Community Legal Services Equal Justice Award (1993)

Pennsylvania Defense Institute "Lawyer of the Year" (1995)

Philadelphia City Council Citation for work with Homeless Advocacy Project (1996)

Homeless Advocacy Project Outstanding Achievement Award (2010)

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2006-Present)

Honoree, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2012-Present)

Best Lawyers in America 2020

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association