John J. Muldowney

John J. Muldowney

PartnerYardley, PA
  • John “Jack” Muldowney is a partner in the Yardley, PA office of Hill Wallack LLP, where he is a member of the Complex Litigation and Workers’ Compensation practice groups.

    Mr. Muldowney’s practice is concentrated in civil litigation, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation defense litigation, and unemployment compensation defense; representing insureds, employers, and third-party administrators throughout Pennsylvania.

    Mr. Muldowney is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1989), and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Virginia.

    Representative Matters
    • Successful defense of numerous insureds and insurers in litigated matters throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including jury and non-jury verdicts, arbitration decisions, dismissal via summary judgment, bifurcations and directed verdicts
    • Defends various employers and insurers in workers compensation matters through verdict and appeal with presentation of expert medical testimony
    • Represents professionals in malpractice actions and construction litigation
    • Provides legal consultation advice and analysis to corporate clients concerning a variety of pre-litigation and litigation issues, involving consumer products and services
    • Defends property owners and property managers in defense of premises liability matters

    His experience as a litigator includes jury trials, arbitrations, alternative dispute resolution forums, administrative hearings, and appellate representation, including argument before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Appellate success includes published case law in both the Commonwealth Court and the Pa. Superior Court, with front page coverage of cases in the “The Legal Intelligencer” and “The Pennsylvania Law Weekly”.

    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committees
    • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    Presentations & Publications

    Mr. Muldowney has been a featured speaker, and author of related materials and articles, on various legal topics including:

    • A Few Things You Should Know about Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation, and Your Handling of Civil Litigation Cases, The Pennsylvania Self-Insurer's Association Newsletter 
    • Joint and Several Liability matters
    • Legal malpractice defense
    • Protecting the Workers Compensation Subrogation Lien
    • The Foreign Investment National Security Act
    • Collecting Foreign Judgments