J. Bruce McKissock Named 2016 Personal Injury Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" in Philadelphia by Best Lawyers in America©
J. Bruce McKissock, Chair of the Aviation and Complex Litigation Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been named the 2016 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants "Lawyer of the Year" for Philadelphia by Best Lawyers in America©. Mr. McKissock was additionally recognized by Best Lawyers in the area of Commercial Litigation.
An FAA licensed instrument-rated pilot and aircraft owner, Mr. McKissick has more than 30 years of experience handling complex and high-profile litigation matters ranging from air crashes, product failures and business disputes, to interpretations of contract and insurance policies. A highly accomplished trial lawyer, he is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, the Aviation Insurance Association and numerous bar associations. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Villanova University School of Law, and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2005.
Best Lawyers began designating "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal practice areas in 2009. Only a single lawyer in each legal practice specialty per designated metropolitan area is selected, based on voting averages received during peer-review assessments. The designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.