John P. Kopesky, Esquire
John Kopesky has lived his entire life in the Philadelphia area. He graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 1972 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the Villanova University School of Business in 1976. He attended the Villanova University of School of Law, was an Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review, and graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1979.
Attorney Kopesky began his legal career in Philadelphia in 1979 as a litigator with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. In 1980, he took a one-year leave of absence and served as clerk to the Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman during Justice Kauffman’s tenure on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. In 1987, he joined the litigation form of Hoyle, Morris and Kerr, becoming a partner of the firm in 1990.
Since 1994, Mr. Kopesky has specialized in representing individuals who have been injured as a result of medical malpractice and defective medical devices and drugs, obtaining multiple settlements in excess of $1 million for his clients. Since joining the Shein Law in February 2007, Attorney Kopesky has represented the victims of asbestos exposure as well as plaintiffs in other toxic tort litigation.
Mr. Kopesky is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and before the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Villanova Law J. Willard O’Brien American Inn of Court and a member of the Villanova Law Alumni Association’s Board of Advisors. He has published articles and has lectured attorneys on topics relating to pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. John Kopesky has also served as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and as a Settlement Master with the Philadelphia Court system.
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