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John A. Statler

John A. Statler


Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense Group, Litigation, Trucking and Transportation Litigation


Dickinson College, B.A., History (magna cum laude)
The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D., (Law Review)

John A. Statler is an experienced and effective litigator. He has successfully tried a countless number of jury trials to verdict in both state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania. Mr. Statler is chair of the Litigation, Insurance Defense and Transportation Litigation Groups.

Mr. Statler is licensed to practice in:

  • All Pennsylvania Courts
  • U.S. District Court – Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

For many years, Mr. Statler has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of both Personal Injury Litigation and Litigation - Insurance. He was awarded by Best Lawyers for Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants for 2023. He was also honored by Best Lawyers by being named Litigation – Insurance Lawyer of the Year in 2020.

He has also been repeatedly named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for his work in Insurance Defense Litigation.

For over 20 years Mr. Statler taught trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at the Dickinson School of Law.

He is a member of the following professional associations:

  • Pennsylvania and Cumberland County Bar Associations
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association

In his spare time, Mr. Statler is actively involved as a volunteer puppy raiser for Susquehanna Service Dogs and Southeastern Guide Dogs.