Michael R. Abbott

Michael R. Abbott

About
Michael R. Abbott is an associate in our Philadelphia office.
Phone
(610) 567-0700

Biography

Michael Abbott graduated with High Honors from The Pennsylvania State University in 2002, with a B.S. in Finance. He then attended Widener University School of Law, wherein he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2006. Michael is barred in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of Delaware, the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Michael is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Delaware State Bar Association.

Michael focuses his practice primarily on the defense of medical, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as healthcare institutions and contract research organizations involved in personal injury and financial loss claims. As such, Michael has represented a variety of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers across the country, as well as in Europe.  Additionally, Michael’s practice areas also include insurance coverage, fidelity and surety law, construction defect and construction-related injuries, products liability, food contamination, premises liability and motor vehicle.

Michael was named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars List in 2015, 2016 and 2017 for civil litigation defense.