Maureen A. McCotter is a member of the Insurance Defense Group, specializing in areas of insurance coverage litigation as well as insurance defense. Maureen concentrates her practice in litigating and defending commercial entities and individuals against all types of actions, including personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and employers’ liability claims. Maureen also has experience litigating and defending insurance carriers against complex contractual and common law risk transfer claims as well as first-party claims brought pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Bad Faith Statute.
Maureen began her time at Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender LLP in February 2018 as a law student serving as a law clerk in the firm’s Insurance Defense Group. In October 2019, she joined the firm as an attorney. Throughout her time at Langsam Stevens Silver and Hollaender LLP, Maureen has had the opportunity to develop and sharpen her litigation skills, representing clients in court and discovery proceedings as well as alternative dispute resolution matters. Maureen has represented clients at the Municipal and Court of Common Pleas levels as well as before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Maureen seeks to work with each one of her clients to ensure that their matters are being effectively handled and resolved in a way that is both beneficial and practical.
- Bachelor of Arts, Politics, Princeton University
- Juris Doctor, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Awards and Affiliations
- Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association
- Volunteer Swim Coach, Special Olympics of New Jersey
Publications and Presentations
- Author, “A Presidential Power of Monumental Proportions: Does the Antiquities Act Permit the Review and Revision of National Monuments or Can the President Steal Your Land?”, Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 30, Issue 1 (2019)
- Insurance Coverage Defense
- Insurance Risk Transfer
- Insurance Defense Litigation
Maureen A. McCotter, Esquire