Brigid Alford Recognized as a "Woman of Influence" by the Central Penn Business Journal

Brigid Q. Alford, Esq., shareholder in the Camp Hill office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been named a recipient of the 2015 "Women of Influence" Awards by the Central Penn Business Journal.  The Women of Influence program recognizes 25 female leaders in the midstate who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership and accomplishments.

As a member of the Marshall Dennehey's Professional Liability Department, Ms. Alford concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation, with a focus on insurance coverage and litigation of coverage and bad faith claims involving motor vehicle, homeowner, professional liability, commercial general liability and other insurance policies.  She has more than 30 years of experience litigating cases in 50 of Pennsylvania's 67 state trial courts, in all three of Pennsylvania's federal district courts, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals,  and the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance.

Ms. Alford graduated, cum laude, from Allegheny College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980. She then attended Dickinson School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1983. She holds leadership positions within the Dauphin County Bar and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Additionally, she has been selected to serve as a Master in the Honorable William W. Lipsitt American Inns of Court.

For more than 25 years, Ms. Alford has served as an adjunct professor for the Dickinson School of Law's Trial Advocacy program, where she has had the opportunity to mentor hundreds of law school students. She has also participated in both Dauphin and Cumberland County Bar Associations' "Law Day" programs, where she and other bar association members visit elementary, middle or high school students to discuss and create awareness of legal issues in current events. Ms. Alford has been involved in the Pennsylvania Bar Association's High School Mock Trial Competition since its inception, serving most recently on the judging panel at the mock trial finals held in Harrisburg.

Ms. Alford and the other 24 Women of Influence award recipients will be recognized at an event on Monday, June 15 at the Hilton Harrisburg. More information may be found at