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Andrea began her legal career working as a paralegal for a well-respected insurance-defense firm in 2010 while attending Widener University School of Law at night. She continued to work as an attorney on the defense side for several years defending complex toxic tort, motor vehicle, trucking and construction cases. Andrea’s experience representing insurance companies has proven to be invaluable, giving her a unique understanding of how to develop cases and anticipate strategy with the defense perspective in mind.
Andrea has an intimate understanding of how an accident or malpractice can affect a person and their family. Her strong communication skills enable her to translate the effects of an injury to a jury to maximize compensation for her clients. She understands what is necessary to obtain a great result and will not quit until she accomplishes that goal.
Andrea has successfully represented injured victims and litigated numerous claims at the municipal, arbitration and trial court levels in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has been successful at resolving cases at mediation and binding arbitration as well. Andrea serves as a certified Arbitrator for the Court of Common Pleas Philadelphia Compulsory Arbitration program.
In 2019 and 2020, Andrea was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” an award bestowed on the top 2.5% of all lawyers in Pennsylvania under the age of 40.
Andrea is a graduate of Widener University School of Law. As a student, she was elected by her class to be the Student Bar Association Representative. As an alumnae, she works to give back to the school volunteering as a member of the alumni board. Andrea is a graduate of Temple University where she was a double major in Communications and Political Science and a member of the Temple University Diamond Gems Dance Team.
Andrea is currently licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for New Jersey, and the State of New Jersey.
Outside of work, Andrea enjoys traveling, summers at the NJ shore, and taking advantage of everything the great city of Philadelphia has to offer. A former marketing professional who worked in concerts and radio prior to law school, Andrea is an avid music fan and can be found attending concerts large and small around the city. Andrea enjoys challenges outside of the court room as well, and has completed the New York, Delaware and Philadelphia marathons. Andrea lives in center city, Philadelphia.
Clancy Boylan is the managing attorney of the Philadelphia Office where he represents individuals and families that have been catastrophically injured or killed in trucking or automobile collisions, construction accidents, premises liability accidents and medical malpractice. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia in 2005, his MBA from Wilkes University in 2008 and graduated with his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 2012.
Mr. Boylan has been selected as a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2016. Just 2.5 percent of lawyers under the age of 40 receive this honor. In just two years at Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Boylan has already obtained a $3,000,000 settlement for a client injured in a motorcycle collision, a $1,008,137 settlement for a husband and wife injured in a trucking collision and a $825,000 settlement for a client injured in a trip and fall. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Boylan worked for a boutique Personal Injury firm based out of Northeastern Pennsylvania. After just two years, his firm sent him to Philadelphia to open up a new office. While at his prior firm, Mr. Boylan was co-counsel on $1,725,000 and $1,100,000 trucking collision settlements and lead counsel on the following trucking settlements: $500,000; $375,000; $350,000 and $225,000.
Mr. Boylan has had multiple other six figure settlements and obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients over the course of his career. He also helped hundreds of Pennsylvania families across the state whose use and enjoyment of their property was significantly impacted by the Oil & Gas Industry or had been injured by pipeline explosions.
While in law school, Mr. Boylan was a member of Duquesne’s nationally recognized Trial Advocacy Program. In 2011, he won the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Mock Trial National Championship in Las Vegas and in 2012 he was selected as one of the top 16 trial advocates in the country.
Mr. Boylan prides himself on going the extra mile for his clients. His mantra, which hangs above his desk so all his clients can see, is simple: “Good things come to those who hustle.” Mr. Boylan has spent every day of his legal career fighting and hustling for the people, not the powerful.
Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Boylan is heavily invested in his family and his community. He resides in Center City with his wife Abby and their two children, Bridie and Cillian. Mr. Boylan is an active member of the Jameer Nelson Foundation; Right Turn Youth Academy; The Boylan Foundation and has presented on the dangers of drinking and driving to many local high schools.