Warren E. Voter

Shareholder
warren.voter@sweeneyfirm.com
Phone: (215)-963-2439
Facsimile: (215)-557-0999

Biography

Warren E. Voter is an AV Preeminent-rated attorney who practices exclusively in defense oriented property and casualty litigation with a concentration in fire loss, product liability, catastrophic loss, medical hardware, toxic and mass tort, premises/liquor liability and general casualty. In addition, he frequently serves as monitoring and coverage counsel for excess carriers and regional trial counsel and national coordinating counsel for a number of product manufacturers and their insurers. He has extensive experience trying cases involving fire loss, power woodworking equipment, hand tools, industrial machinery and consumer and recreational products. Mr. Voter is a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the Defense Research Institute and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute. He is the Past Chair of the USLAW Product Liability Practice Group and served as a Director on USLAW’s Board. Mr. Voter has served as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for each of the last ten years. Mr. Voter is the Firm’s Managing Partner and a member of its Executive Committee.

Education

Pennsylvania State University — B.S., Business Management, 1980
Villanova University School of Law — J.D., 1983

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania — 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit — 1985
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania — 1983
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania — 1988
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania — 2002

Significant Reported Decisions

  • Petrucelli v. Bohringer & Ratzinger, 46 F.3d 1298 (3rd Cir. 1995)
  • Hamilton v. Emerson Electric Co., 133 F. Supp. 2d 360 (M.D. Pa. 2001)
  • Nesbitt v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 415 F. Supp. 2d 530 (E.D. Pa. 2005)