Henry F. Siedzikowski

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Henry F. Siedzikowski is a senior trial and appellate attorney with significant experience litigating cases in federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the country, with an emphasis on complex commercial disputes, healthcare, insurance, antitrust, and bankruptcy matters. He has served as trial counsel and lead trial counsel in litigating, to a successful conclusion, many multimillion-dollar cases. From 1990 to 2015, he served as President of the firm.

Henry F. Siedzikowski

Legal Experience That Stands Out

In his healthcare practice, Henry serves as a business advisor and litigator for insurers, managed care companies, hospital systems, and physician and ancillary providers on a broad range of legal issues. He has extensive experience in internal audits and/or investigations in the healthcare field, as well as in developing compliance plans. Henry also represents hospitals and healthcare systems in medical staff and peer review issues.

Henry’s insurance practice includes extensive experience litigating cases and advising clients in reinsurance matters, coverage issues, managing general agent issues, executive contracts, insurance company insolvencies, and insurance fraud investigations. He is experienced in matters relating to health insurance, life insurance, property and casualty, directors and officers, and errors and omissions coverages.

Henry has served as lead trial counsel, including court appointment as co-lead counsel or liaison counsel in several class actions and multi-district litigations. His complex litigation practice has included cases involving civil rights under 42 U.S.C. §1983, ERISA, bankruptcy, antitrust, and intellectual property matters.

Henry served for six years on a Hearing Committee of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and has lectured at several continuing legal education programs. He graduated first in his law school class and was a member of the Villanova Law Review and the Order of the Coif.

Henry provides pro bono representation to the National Shrine of Czestochowa and supports several charities and youth sports groups. In 2011, he was elected to the Board of Trustees of Juniata College, and he was re-elected in 2014 and 2017.

Representative Matters

  • Lead trial counsel for a healthcare system in a million-dollar age discrimination claim, obtaining a defense verdict from the jury.
  • Lead counsel for the seller of a Main Line mansion and co-lead counsel for an insurer in successfully defending a $20 million suit by the buyer claiming wrongful payment of claim under a fire insurance policy.
  • Lead counsel for a healthcare system, obtaining dismissal of a suit by a physician whose staff privileges were suspended and terminated.
  • Lead counsel for a casino gaming company in successfully defending a 1983 action by a former CEO claiming conspiracy with state regulators concerning his license.
  • Lead counsel for a surety company and re-insurer coordinating litigations in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts in the wind-up of a national bail bonding company with more than $800 million of exposure.

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Education
  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1979, summa cum laude
  • Juniata College, B.A., 1975, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Honors and Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Super Lawyer, 2004 – 2019
Memberships
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Health Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association