Timothy E. Foley, Esquire



Timothy E. Foley, Esquire is a partner with the firm and focuses his practice in insurance defense litigation.

Attorney Foley is a cum laude graduate of both the University of Scranton and the Villanova University School of Law.  While studying at Villanova, Attorney Foley served on the Editorial Board of the Villanova Law Review and was selected as a member of the prestigious Order of the Coif, a national legal honor society.  At graduation, he received the St. Ives Medal for the highest grades in his graduating class.

After graduating from law school, he served as the Law Clerk for Chief Judge William J. Nealon in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  Following that clerkship, Mr. Foley entered into private practice, where he has handled insurance defense matters ever since.

Attorney Foley has served as the President of the Lackawanna County Bar Association.  He also has been a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  Within the Pennsylvania Bar Association, he has also served on the Committee for Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility along with the Committee for Military and Veterans Affairs.

Mr. Foley is also one of the few attorneys in Northeastern Pennsylvania to be selected as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.  He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He has presented several seminars and has been honored for his pro bono work in Lackawanna County.

Since its inception, Attorney Foley has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the Philadelphia Magazine as one of the top insurance defense attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Attorney Foley is a certified Federal Mediator and is also a panel member with the alternative dispute resolution firm, ADR Options, Inc. of Philadelphia.

Mr. Foley is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve, having served during the Persian Gulf War.  He resides in Waverly, Pennsylvania with his wife, Susan, and has four children and five grandchildren.

Martindale-Hubbell Rating

Mr. Foley has earned an “AV” Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory which denotes the highest level of legal expertise and the highest ethical standards as determined by the bar and the judiciary.

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Practice Areas

Automobile/Trucking Insurance Defense; UM/UIM (Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist) Cases; Premises Liability Defense; Products Liability Defense; Medical/Dental Malpractice Defense; Professional Liability Defense; Insurance Coverage Questions/Litigation; Bad Faith Defense; Insurance Subrogation; Property and Casualty Defense; Fire Losses

Admitted: 1971, Pennsylvania; United States Supreme Court; United States Appeals Court for the Third Circuit; United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; All trial and appellate state courts in Pennsylvania.

Law School: Villanova University, J.D.

Member: Lackawanna County (Former President) and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.

Biography: Order of the Coif. Member, Editorial Board of Law Review, 1970-1971. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.  American Board of Trial Advocates.

Born: Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 30, 1946