Effective July 1, 2022, Jim Scott, who works in our Philadelphia office, has been promoted to partner. Jim is the current President of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and a past-President of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. As such he is the only attorney ever elected president of both defense organizations. Jim is a graduate of Duke University and Temple University School of Law. With 28 years of experience, Jim focuses his practice on the defense of construction defect, construction accident, premises liability, and products liability claims. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jim was the Assistant Director of Operations with the largest fabricator/erector of structural steel in the Delaware Valley. As such, his construction defect practice has been substantially enhanced by significant real world experience.