Philadelphia, PA – June 19, 2019 – Post & Schell, P.C. today announced the appointments of John C. “Jack” Sullivan as Chair and Steven Schildt as Vice-Chair of the Firm’s Insurance Law Department. They succeed Department Chair Richard L. McMonigle, Jr., who continues as a member of the Department as Senior Counsel.
“The firm is deeply appreciative of Rich’s time, effort, and commitment to the success of our Insurance Law Department over the last 20 years, including serving as the Department’s Chair for the past four years,” said A. James Johnston, President & Chief Executive Officer of Post & Schell, P.C. “Rich’s leadership was crucial to the development, growth, and success of the Department and he remains integral to the Department as Senior Counsel.”
“Jack and Steve provide the Department with proven leadership as well as a deep understanding of the broad legal challenges facing our insurance clients now and in the years to come. We look forward to the continued success of the Department under their stewardship, as well as its growth to meet the needs of our clients,” said Johnston.
As Senior Counsel, Mr. McMonigle will continue to represent and advise clients in connection with major claims disputes and bad faith litigation, including matters on appeal. He provides in-house training to insurance and benefit plan professionals on coverage interpretation and claims handling procedures. He serves as an expert consultant and testifying expert witness on behalf of parties in bad faith litigation and also serves as a voluntary mediator in coverage and alleged bad faith disputes.
With five decades of experience serving the insurance industry and handling complex insurance coverage and bad faith matters in state and federal courts around the country, the attorneys of Post & Schell’s Insurance Law Department are skilled litigators and able counselors to their numerous insurance industry clients. The Department’s clients include several Fortune 500 companies—including some of the largest insurance companies in the world—as well as regional insurers and mutual companies throughout the United States.
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