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540 Court Street
Reading, Pennsylvania 19601Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 610-777-5700
Fax: 610-777-2499
E-Mail: lullman@forryullman.com
www.forryullman.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 542, Reading, PA 19603-0542
Established: 1923

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Law
  • Coverage Issues
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Arson
  • Fraud
  • Subrogation
  • Business Litigation
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About Us
Forry Ullman was founded in 1921 and has been serving corporate clients in all areas of legal practice. The highly rated firm concentrates its practice in complex transactional and litigation issues including insurance defense. The attorneys and staff are supported by an extensive array of technologically advanced computer software. Forry Ullman's guiding principle is not simply to offer high standards of pure legal advice, but to deliver the dedication and understanding so necessary to effectively represent corporations in an ever-changing economy.
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Additional Locations
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
One Bethlehem Plaza, Suite 400
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Telephone: 610-332-3400
Fax: 610-332-3401
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Walnut Hill Plaza
150 South Warner Road, Suite 450
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
Telephone: 610-977-2975
Fax: 610-977-2980
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Two Penn Center, Suite 1700
1500 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
Telephone: 215-892-1818
Fax: 215-569-1175
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Access General Insurance Adjusters, Inc.The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
Donegal Mutual Insurance CompanyGEICO Direct
PMA Companies, Inc.Progressive Insurance Group
State Farm Insurance CompaniesTuscarora Wayne Mutual Insurance Company
Unitrin Direct Auto Insurance
Non-Insurance Clients
Eagle One Federal Credit UnionRES Consulting, LLC
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Personnel Information
Shareholders
Lee E. Ullman
Reading, PA
Telephone:610-777-5700 x7403
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Memberships:
  • American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
  • National Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Dickinson College, B.A., 1981
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1984
Born:1959
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Karl L. Stefan
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:35
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Memberships:
  • American (Litigation Section), Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Wake Forest University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1978
  • Villanova Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1981
Born:1956
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Gary A. Drakas
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400
Years of Experience:22
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Memberships:
  • Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Penn State University, B.S.Ec., 1991
  • Pennsylvania State University-Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1994
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Directors
David R. Friedman
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:21
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2003
Memberships:
  • Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 1992
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Born:1970
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Randy T. Burch
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400
Years of Experience:26
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education:
  • East Stroudsburg University, B.A., 1986
  • Vermont Law School, J.D., 1990
Born:1964
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Alan S. Battisti
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400
Years of Experience:26
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, 1992
Memberships:
  • Northampton County Bar Association
Education:
  • Temple University, B.B.A., 1987
  • Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1990
Born:1964
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Associates
Barbara E. Brockman
Reading, PA
Telephone:610-777-5700 x7450
Years of Experience:26
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1990
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Education:
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1986
  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1990
Law Review:
Research Editor, Duquesne University Law Review (1989-1990)
Born:1965
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Sean P. Buggy
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:20
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
Education:
  • University of Scranton, B.S., 1992
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1995
Born:1970
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David T. Bush
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:36
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education:
  • Temple University, B.A. (Dean's List), 1977
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1980
Born:1955
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Joseph P. Crane, III
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:29
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Education:
  • Saint Joseph's University, B.A., 1980
  • Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law, J.D., 1986
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Paul S. Gambone
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:13
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education:
  • American University, B.A., 1995
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Born:1973
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Christin L. Kochel
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:9
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 2008
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2012
Memberships:
  • American, Pennsylvania and Berks County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, B.A. Arts and Culture (cum laude), 2004
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. (Trial Advocacy), 2007
Born:1983
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Jennifer L. LeVan
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400 x120
Years of Experience:16
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2009
Education:
  • Connecticut College, B.A. (cum laude), 1996
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2000
Born:1974
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Geraldine M. Linn
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400
Years of Experience:18
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Education:
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1988
  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1998
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G. Christopher Parrish
Bethlehem, PA
Telephone:610-332-3400
Years of Experience:25
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2006
Memberships:
  • Lehigh County and Northampton County Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Education:
  • Moravian College, B.A. (Dean's List), 1987
  • Muhlenberg College, B.S. (cum laude), 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1991
Born:1965
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Michael F. Schleigh
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:15
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Sixth Circuits
Additional Biographical Details:
Frequent lecturer on Civil Litigation & Medicare issues for NBI & NITA
Memberships:
  • Pennsylvania, New Jersey State, Montgomery County, Delaware County and Philadelphia County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. Political Science, 1998
  • Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, J.D., 2001
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M., 2007
Born:1976
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James W. Watson
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975 x108
Years of Experience:20
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2009
Additional Biographical Details:
National Student Humanitarian Award; Hobart College Alumni Service Award
Memberships:
  • Delaware County Bar Association
Education:
  • Hobart College, B.A., 1990
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Temple University School of Law, LL.M., 1999
Born:1968
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Matthew C. Wilson
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:20
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
Education:
  • Dickinson College, B.A., 1991
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1996
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Theodore P. Winicov
King of Prussia, PA
Telephone:610-977-2975
Years of Experience:30
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1985
Memberships:
  • Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Susquehanna University, B.A., 1979
  • Capital University Law School, J.D., 1982
Language:
  • French
Born:1957
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