Jeffrey B. Miceli has thirty years of litigation experience representing insurance companies, state regulators, businesses, educational institutions, financial institutions and individuals in complex commercial litigation, regulatory transactions, and personal client services litigation.
Jeff’s practice includes a special emphasis on insurance, including insolvency, regulation, reinsurance, coverage, captive and alternative risk transfer vehicles, and third-party liability. He also regularly represents corporations, institutions and regulators in internal investigations in the areas of fraud, employment and education discrimination, wrongful discharge, and regulatory compliance. Jeff is the firm’s Litigation Managing Member and oversees all litigation teams.
In non-litigation matters, Jeff advises on business and regulatory relationships, and acts for his clients as a personal fiduciary, including as Executor, Administrator, Trustee and Guardian.
Jeff is often asked to share his knowledge and expertise with state insurance examiners, analysts, and industry associations such as the Society of Financial Examiners, in presentations on matters involving insurance regulation, fraud and insolvency and with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on matters of importance to the insurance industry. He has assisted in presenting to the International Association of Insurance Receivers on matters concerning insolvencies of captives and other alternative risk transfer vehicles. In addition to the insurance industry, Jeff has also been a presenter to college and university attorneys on issues concerning NCAA compliance investigations and was a featured presenter at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Social Equity Human Resources Symposium regarding collaboratively addressing actions and investigations that involve more than one state or federal agency.
Jeff also donates his time to assist the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas in conserving judicial resources and reducing backlog. As a Judge Pro Tempore for the Court, Jeff draws upon his sound judgment, precise legal analysis, and considerable litigation experience, including seven-figure jury trial verdicts and settlements, to help litigating parties and their attorneys bridge their differences and resolve their cases prior to trial.
Outside the law, Jeff remains involved in the stewardship of his fraternity, having previously served on his alumni house corporation’s board of directors, a position that he held for over twenty years including fifteen years as the President of the house corporation. This outstanding commitment and loyalty were recognized in 2003 when his national fraternity awarded him the Order of the Lion. He also actively participates in community affairs and the church. From 2007 to 2011, Jeff supported youth athletics as a certified swim official at swim meets sanctioned by the United States and Middle States Swimming Associations.
- Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of New Jersey, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey and United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
- Admitted pro hac vice to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Supreme Court of Delaware, Delaware Court of Chancery, Superior Court of Delaware, New Castle County, Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, Orange County, Florida and the District Court, Routt County, Colorado.
- Villanova University, J.D., 1989
- The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1982