Mr. Finnegan has over thirteen years of experience in the defense of civil litigation. His experience includes toxic tort and general liability litigation, as well as pharmaceutical litigation and insurance coverage matters. He completed his undergraduate education at LaSalle University and studied International Law at the Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Widener University School of Law in 1993. During the course of his education at Widener, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francis A. Biunno, in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, in the Criminal Court system. In the past thirteen years of his diversified practice, Mr. Finnegan has focused on industrial and consumer products liability defense, toxic tort litigation, complex litigation defense, class actions, pharmaceutical litigation, general liability defense and insurance coverage matters.
Mr. Finnegan has served as National Coordinating Counsel for several manufacturers in the fluid sealing and phenolic resin industries. The products manufactured by these defendants have been extensively utilized in every sector of the residential, commercial and industrial market for mechanical service devices. As National Coordinating Counsel, Mr. Finnegan has coordinated the defense of clients in California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida, Texas, Michigan, Mississippi and West Virginia. Mr. Finnegan is admitted to practice in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. He is also a member of the bars of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, The United States District Court of the Southern District of New York and The United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York.
In addition to the above legal affiliations, Mr. Finnegan has served on the Board of Directors of the Viriva Community Credit Union since 1998. Viriva Community Credit Union is a Pennsylvania chartered credit union which services a five county region and maintains over $60 million in assets. Mr. Finnegan is currently Chairman of the Policy Review Committee for Viriva, responsible for the overview of all Credit Union policies governing personnel performance, loans/lending, asset management, property management, security service marketing and disaster recovery.