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Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1980) Law Review - Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review; Winner, Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition, 1980; Winner, Ullman Award for Academic Excellence Criminal Law
  • Dickinson College (B.A. in Political Science, 1977)

Bar Memberships

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • Pennsylvania, 1981

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Defense Research Institute
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Villanova University School of Law, Adjunct Professor (2006-2015)
  • Fellow, American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel


  • Honorable Daniel L. Herrmann, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware

Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.

Media & Articles

Rich McMonigle Discusses Fee Petitions with The Legal Intelligencer

Rich McMonigle Provides Insight on PA Superior Court's Insurance Bad Faith Decision for PA Law Weekly

Insurance Chair McMonigle and Principal Andreuzzi Look at 25 Years of PA's Insurance Bad Faith Statute for The Legal Intelligencer's Insurance Law Supplement
August 25, 2015

Insurance Chair McMonigle and Associate Shay Look at the Top 10 Decisions From 25 Years of Bad-Faith Law for The Legal Intelligencer
July 7, 2015

Insurance Law Principal McMonigle Quoted in Dec. 18 Legal Intelligencer Article Examining a PA Supreme Court Ruling's Impact on Bad Faith Claims
December 18, 2014

Insurance Principal Rich McMonigle Comments on 'Bad-Faith Setup' Defense Case for The Legal Intelligencer
December 3, 2013

Insurance Principal Rich McMonigle consulted by the Legal Intelligencer on Insurance Bad Faith Awards in Northeast Pennsylvania
September 3, 2013

Insurance Principal Rich McMonigle Authors Article for PDI's CounterPoint Examining the Third Party Bad Faith Claim in Pa.
August 30, 2013
By: Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.

The Legal Intelligencer Consults Insurance Law Principal Rich McMonigle, Jr. on the Increase in Bad Faith Litigation
July 23, 2013
The Legal Intelligencer

UM/UIM Severance Issues In a Post-Koken Era: The Defense Perspective
July 14, 2009
By: Richard L. McMonigle, Jr. and Michael J. Farrell

Bad Faith Claims Continue to Occupy the Courts
April 2009
By: Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.

Wrong Turn: Pennsylvania District Courts Chart New Course, Holding That Bad Faith Claims Are Not Preempted By ERISA
November 1, 2003
Mealey's Litigation Report: ERISA
By: Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.