Ryan R. Corkery

Partner


Four Penn Center
Suite 900
1600 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia PA, 19103

267.528.0733 (direct)
610.972.3136 (mobile)
267.528.0726 (fax)

Ryan R. Corkery

Overview

Ryan conducts a litigation and trial practice of national scope. Ryan represents corporations and organizations in transportation, employment, sophisticated insurance coverage and bad faith, toxic tort, product liability, subrogation, construction defect, and commercial litigation. Ryan has handled these client matters in California, Arizona, Texas, Hawaii, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, West Virginia, New York, Kansas, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, North Dakota, Minnesota, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Delaware in recent years. He is the hiring partner of Ansa Assuncao’s Philadelphia office. Ryan has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2011, an honor received by only 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania lawyers annually. Ryan also advises institutional clients regarding legal compliance, risk management, internal protocol, contractual agreements, indemnity, and electronic discovery, and has been a guest lecturer regarding electronic discovery.

Education and Admissions

Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

J.D., The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (2005), cum laude; Law Review
B.S., Lehigh University (2002), with honors

Clerkships

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Hon. Yvette Kane (2004-2005), intern clerk
Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Hon. Renee Cohn Jubelirer (2003-2004), intern clerk

Work Highlights

  • Obtained a defense verdict for international transportation company in double wrongful death action in state court in Texas.
  • Obtained summary judgment in a declaratory judgment action for a leading, international business insurer regarding an insurance coverage and bad faith claim in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
  • Obtained summary judgment for international transportation company in tort action in state court in South Carolina.
  • Obtained summary judgment for international elevator and escalator manufacturer and servicer in high exposure tort action in New Jersey.
  • Argued an appeal before the Pennsylvania Superior Court for an international transportation company regarding a double wrongful death case.
  • Successfully defended a leading insurance company in a class action matter in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania concerning payments made pursuant to a Pennsylvania statute relating to services and goods provided in workers compensation cases.
  • Successfully defended international transportation company and achieved insurance coverage and full indemnity for same in a breach of contract matter in state court in Virginia.
  • Currently representing a large, international manufacturing conglomerate in a toxic tort exposure case pending in state court in Pennsylvania.
  • Currently representing a manufacturer of products for the home improvement and new home construction markets in a large subrogation matter in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
  • Pennsylvania SuperLawyer 2011 to present.
  • Active Member of Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Prior Affiliations

DLA Piper (2004-2008)

Select Decisions

  • Lites v. Trumbull Insurance Company, 
    2013 WL 5777156 (E.D. Pa. 2013)
  • McCutcheon v. United Parcel Service, 
    Case No. 214-CP-38-01164 (Orangeburg County, SC Feb. 2, 2016)