Mark J. Skinner

Firm Affiliation: 
Director

Mr. Skinner joined WLB in May 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Skinner worked for sixteen years as a civil litigator defending clients from multinational Fortune 500 Companies to local business, involved in asbestos toxic tort product liability litigation in both state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Skinner has defended hundreds of asbestos cases in his career, and has participated in all aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including case initiation, defense planning strategy, depositions, expert retention, written discovery, hearings, arguments, and motions. Mr. Skinner also has prior additional experience defending cases involving insurance coverage issues, workers’ compensation, silica, general liability, and personal injury. Presently, Mr. Skinner’s practice is focused on trial preparation, expert retention, and motions practice, for asbestos cases in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Admissions: 
  • Pennsylvania 2000
  • New Jersey 2000
  • New York 2016
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education: 
  • Slippery Rock University, magna cum laude B.S. Secondary Education 1996
  • Widener University School of Law, Juris Doctor 2000
Personal Information: 
  • Born 1972
  • Married with 2 children
  • Interests include spending time with his family and travel
Contact
Primary Office: 
Tel: 
(215) 9722853