Michael R. Duffy


As a member of the Workers' Compensation Department, Michael focuses his practice on defending clients in workers' compensation matters.

In 2011, Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Pennsylvania State University. In the fall of 2012, Michael entered the evening division program at Widener University Delaware Law School. He received his juris doctor in December 2015. While attending evening classes, Michael worked at a plaintiff's personal injury firm. During his time in law school, Michael was a member of both the Law Review and Moot Court. He served as a research editor on Law Review and twice won second place in the Distinguished Jurist Moot Court Competition. Michael also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Justice Fitzgerald of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. 

Michael is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is a member of the Brehon Law Society, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Workers' Compensation 101, client seminar, August 19, 2020

Published Works

“Exercising Reasonable Diligence: Commonwealth Court Provides Guidance to 120-Day Rule,” Defense Digest, December 2018, Vol. 24, No. 4

“Ingress and Egress: Appellate Division Finds Employer Had Control Over Parking Lot,” Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 1, March 2017

New Jersey
Widener University School of Law (J.D., 2015)
Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 2011)
Associations & memberships
New Jersey State Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia Brehon Society
Year joined