Allen R. Bunker is the Managing Attorney for Chubb's House Counsel Philadelphia firm of Bunker & Ray. As defense litigation counsel with almost 30 years of experience, Mr. Bunker has handled a wide variety of cases and tried over 100 cases to jury verdict. His experience includes:
Bunker & Ray (formerly Mancheski & Bunker)
December, 1998 to present
Managing Attorney, Philadelphia House Counsel firm for Chubb. Responsible for defense of a wide variety of cases, including numerous complex, serious products liability cases and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases. Lead litigation counsel and mentor to associates. Successfully tried a variety of product liability, premises and automobile cases.
Comeau & Casey (formerly Cobb & Raynor)
October, 1993 to December, 1998
Senior Staff Attorney, Staff Attorney Office of the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company in Philadelphia. Initially responsible for management of asbestos unit and litigation of over 1800 asbestos defense files. Later served as lead medical malpractice attorney in unit which was recognized by St. Paul in 1998 as the 2nd leading medical malpractice trial firm nationwide. Successfully tried a variety of asbestos, malpractice, products liability, premises and automobile cases.
Joseph Livesey Associates
May, 1988 to October, 1993
Associate Attorney for small general practice firm. Maintained full file responsibility for variety of matters, including a large number of defense files assigned by Allstate Insurance Company. Successfully tried numerous automobile, premises and products liability cases.
Schuenemann, Gercke & Dumser
May, 1985 to May, 1988
Junior Associate Attorney for five attorney defense firm. Responsible for trial preparation of defense files on behalf of Keystone, Harleysville and Ohio Casualty Insurance Companies. Prepared pleadings, attended depositions and wrote briefs.
Villanova School of Law (J.D., 1985)
Penn State University (B.S., 1982)
Pennsylvania State Bar, 1985
New Jersey State Bar, 1985
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1988
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2008
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2010
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1993
Insurance Defense Counsel Association of Philadelphia
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