Michael T. Droogan, Jr.

Mike has been practicing law for a quarter of a century, during which time his practice has centered on the defense of civil litigation matters involving businesses and people who get sued. During his career, he has represented self-insured and insured parties in matters involving product liability, commercial litigation, employment law, medical malpractice, optometric malpractice, bad faith claims, insurance coverage, executive and director liability, vehicle negligence, truck accidents, work-place accidents, construction defects, patent disputes, environmental litigation, construction site litigation, and premises liability claims. Mike has successfully tried cases to verdict in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.  He has also presented appellate arguments to the Superior and Supreme Courts in Pennsylvania.  Mike is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, representing the acknowledgment by his peers of the highest level of professional excellence.

Mike has coordinated countless accident investigations and accident reconstructions.  He has also investigated fire scenes and has participated in many origin and cause investigations.  Apart from litigation, Mike also frequently handles matters involving employment contracts, labor disputes, estate planning, and real estate transactions. Mike accepts appointments as an arbitrator in civil disputes and also serves as a Judge Pro Tem in the compulsory settlement conference program in Philadelphia.

Mike opened the Philadelphia office of Litchfield Cavo in July 2011; prior to that Mike was a founding partner in Droogan, McClean & Associates, P.C.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three teenage children, and their Labrador retriever. He is an avid skier and enjoys an occasional round of golf. Mike enjoys creative writing and has been published in the realms of both fiction and non-fiction.

Education

  • Delaware Law School, JD, 1989
  • Gettysburg College, BA, 1984

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court: Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court