Charles McGivney, McGivney & Kluger, P.C.; Jonathan Ruckdeschel, The Ruckdeschel Law Firm, LLC
Charles McGivney, McGivney & Kluger, P.C.
Charles McGivney has represented a wide array of clients on the trial and appellate levels of both State and Federal courts in a number of jurisdictions. Specializing in the defense of toxic tort, product liability, and environmental matters, Mr. McGivney has successfully served as trial counsel in asbestos, mold spore, and professional liability claims for architects, lead, repetitive stress, sick building syndrome, silica, and chemical exposure litigation, as well as on complex products liability, life insurance coverage, fire loss, subrogation, and negligence matters. A prolific author, Mr. McGivney has written many treatises on the above areas of practice and lectured extensively before the insurance industry on the methods of evaluating and defending cases in the toxic tort arena.
In 1994, Mr. McGivney founded McGivney & Kluger, P.C., an insurance defense firm that specializes in the areas noted above. The firm boasts more than 12 offices nationwide, including New York, New York; Florham Park, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Syracuse, New York; and Farmington, Connecticut. He earned a J.D. from Villanova University and a B.S. from Fordham University.Jonathan Ruckdeschel, The Ruckdeschel Law Firm, LLCJonathan Ruckdeschel is a passionate representative for plaintiffs. He endeavors to find justice for mesothelioma and asbestos victims as well as others affected by corporate neglect. Before starting his own practice, Mr. Ruckdeschel was an associate with Parker, Dumler & Kiely LLP and Gebhardt & Smith, LLP, where he gained experience in sophisticated litigation. He has successfully litigated numerous asbestos claims and mesothelioma lawsuits and takes pride that his practice involves personal interaction with each client, striving to succeed as he is inspired by each client's stories and experiences. In addition to asbestos litigation, Mr. Ruckdeschel has litigated numerous employment, discrimination and medical malpractice claims, including those involving serious personal injury. He also has a particular interest in stockbroker malpractice. He represents individuals and organizations who have been the victims of fraud and professional malpractice and brings justice to the lives of those suffering from asbestos related disease.Mr. Ruckdeschel is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and is licensed to practice in Maryland, including before the U.S. District Court for the State of Maryland, and Florida.
This program is CLE-credit eligible.If you have further questions regarding a specific state or how to file for CLE credit, please contact Bloomberg BNA customer service at 800-372-1033 and ask to speak to the Legal and Business CLE Accreditation Coordinator. Hardship PolicyBloomberg BNA offers a hardship policy for attorneys earning less than $50,000 per year. If an attorney wishes to take advantage of this option, he or she must contact Bloomberg BNA directly. For attorneys who are unemployed or earning less than $35,000 per year, a full discount off the price of the program will be awarded upon written proof of hardship. Attorneys earning between $35,000 and $50,000 per year will receive a 50% discount off the price of the program. Any attorney working in the public service sector also qualifies for a special price. If you have further questions regarding the hardship policy or seek additional information, please contact Bloomberg BNA customer service at 800-372-1033 and ask to speak to Lindsey Pace, CLE Accreditations Coordinator, or email us at email@example.com.QuestionsFor more information about Mandatory or Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements, visit the American Bar Association website at http://www.abanet.org/cle/mandatory.html.