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MacDonald Illig Partners Recognized as 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

MacDonald Illig is pleased to announce that partners Roger H. Taft, W. Patrick Delaney and Craig Murphey have been selected as 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Mr. Taft is a principal trial lawyer at MacDonald Illig whose practice is focused on employment litigation, including employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases, and complex commercial litigation.  Mr. Taft represents clients in federal and state courts throughout Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio, as well as in federal courts throughout the United States.  Mr. Taft has received the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer distinction for each of the past ten years.  

Mr. Delaney is a trial attorney and Chair of the firm's Litigation Department.  He has experience litigating a wide variety of matters, from shareholder disputes to personal injury.  In general, the focus of his practice is commercial litigation.  Mr. Delaney has litigated disputes in the federal and state courts throughout Pennsylvania and in various other jurisdictions. He has also handled numerous complex commercial disputes before arbitration tribunals, including panels convened through the American Arbitration Association and the International Chamber of Commerce.  This is the fourth year in which Mr. Delaney has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.

Mr. Murphey has been honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in each of the past six years.  He is Chair of MacDonald Illig's Insurance practice group.  He is a trial lawyer, regularly handling a wide variety of civil cases. Mr. Murphey has tried lawsuits in the federal and state courts, and has handled numerous appeals, including several cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He has particular experience in the areas of insurance coverage, bad faith insurance litigation and commercial disputes, and is a certified mediator.  Mr. Murphey has successfully represented insurers and policyholders in a number of cases that have helped shape Pennsylvania insurance law.  Mr. Murphey is a Past President of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.