George T. McCool, Jr. is a partner at Wright & O’Donnell. Mr. McCool was formerly a Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney, and Senior Trial Counsel with the Law Offices of Donald F. Borrell, before he first joined Wright & O’Donnell in 1997. Mr. McCool was born, raised and educated in the Greater Philadelphia area, and now resides with his wife and children in the Philadelphia suburbs. Outside of work, he is very active in his community, and serves or has served as a Religious Education Teacher, PTA Treasurer, and as a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leader. Mr. McCool’s practice areas include insurance defense, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, construction litigation, trucking litigation, workers’ compensation, subrogation, and insurance fraud.
B.A., St. Joseph’s University
J.D., Delaware Law School
Pennsylvania State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
American Western Home Insurance Co. v. Donnelly Distribution, Inc., No. 11-3753, Document Number: 003111241668 (3rd Cir., filed April 26, 2013); National Specialty Insurance Company v. Mark IV Transport and Logistics, et al., No. 11-cv-2798 (D.N.J., filed May 9, 2013); Lloglla v. Downing Corporation Inc., et al., Docket No. A-2626-12T4 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div., Decided June 19, 2014); Rihanna Corp., et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Docket No. A-2643-12T2 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div., Decided September 11, 2014); Chadda v. Burcke, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24904 (E.D. Pa. 2004), aff’d 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 11803 (3d Cir. 2006); Miller v. Nelson, 2001 Pa. Super. 9, 768 A.2d 858 (2001); United Nat’l Ins. Co. v. St. Paul Reinsurance Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82864 (M.D. Pa. 2008); Valenti v. Central Parking System, et al., Nos. 385 and 726 EDA 2007 (Pa. Super. Ct. November 26, 2008).
Other Experiences, Licenses, Certifications
St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Member of Board of Governors, Past President of Alumni Association
Aviation Insurance Association