Daniel J. Luccaro


Dan Luccaro concentrates his practice on representing insurance carriers and other commercial clients for claims involving a wide variety of property damage events including fires, floods, mechanical system failures, sprinkler system failures, building collapses, product failures and defects, roofing failures and deficiencies, and other construction defects.  He has also handled admiralty claims involving vessel collisions, allisions and fires.  He has litigated claims in a variety of state and federal courts throughout the eastern United States.  

Dan also has experience with assisting companies with self-insured retentions or significant deductibles in setting up and managing recovery programs. 

Dan received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 1999 and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002. 


Cozen O’Connor Promotes Eight New Shareholders

August 20, 2018

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the promotion of eight members to shareholders: Marc Auberbach, Jonathan Grossman, Aaron Krauss, Daniel J. Luccaro, Barbara Muller, Joseph F. Rich, Nicole Sprinzen, and Paula Zecchini.

Daniel Luccaro Named Distinguished Advocate By Support Center for Child Advocates

May 05, 2015

Daniel Luccaro was selected as a 2015 Distinguished Advocate by the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Hayes Hunt and Daniel Luccaro Discuss CoVet Program with Law360

August 04, 2014

Hayes Hunt, Chair of the Pro Bono Committee, and Dan Luccaro, member of the Subrogation and Recovery Practice Group, discuss Cozen O'Connor's CoVet Program in an article titled "Cozen Attorneys Guide Vets Through Benefit Claims Maze."

Cozen O'Connor Names 11 Attorneys To Membership in the Firm

May 21, 2009

'We are proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm,'' said Thomas A. Decker, president and chief executive officer of Cozen O’Connor. ''Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm.''


Structuring Lease Agreements To Maximize Subrogation Recoveries

June 16, 2023

One of the most frustrating scenarios in the subrogation world is when a promising claim with clear liability on the part of a tenant is barred or limited based on lease language. When it comes to lease agreements, a potential future subrogation claim against a tenant is usually an afterthought.

Notice Rules and Tort Caps in Claims Against Government Entities [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

July 07, 2021

Government tort claims come in a variety of shapes and sizes – broken city water main floods, bridge collapses, dam failures, government vehicles crashing into your insured’s building, etc. And just as the types of losses vary, so do the requirements regarding both placing the government entity on...

Priority of Rights of Recovery Relating To Deductibles [Jurisdictions Comparative Chart]

July 19, 2018

Priority of Rights of Recovery Relating To Deductibles - Jurisdictions Comparative Chart - A common inquiry is whether the “first monies” principles in many states likewise control the distribution of deductibles (either property or automobile). Many states have statutes or insurance regulations that control the distribution of automobile deductibles, and in some cases, confusingly, those statutes or regulations conflict with the law relating to “first monies” in property losses.

Successfully Navigating the Minefield of Claims Against Government Entities [Subrogation & Recovery Alert]

March 21, 2016

Dan Luccaro discusses the requirements for successfully pursuing claims against government entities. These requirements are jurisdiction specific and often vary depending on whether the claim is against a state, county or municipality.

Claims Against Good Faith Purchasers of Stolen Scrap Metal [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

September 16, 2015

Too often in cases involving stolen property, subrogating carriers do not look any further than the actual thieves for potential subrogation targets. For a variety of reasons, even if they are identified and apprehended, the thieves may not be viable subrogation targets. However, where the sale of...

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  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002
  • Colgate University, B.A., 1999
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Maryland
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals