Patrick J. Egan of Fox Rothschild Admitted as Fellow to American College of Trial Lawyers

October 8, 2010 – Press Releases

Patrick J. Egan, a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP resident in the Philadelphia office, was recently admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Admittance as a Fellow is by invitation only and given to those attorneys who have been actively engaged in trial work as their principal activity for a minimum of 15 years, who are highly skilled in advocacy and whose careers are distinguished by a high regard for professionalism, civility and collegiality. The American College of Trial Lawyers, composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada, aims to maintain and improve the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the profession.

As co-chair of the firm's White Collar Compliance & Defense Practice, Egan has more than 20 years of experience representing businesses, executives, professionals and other individuals in federal white-collar criminal defense matters and parallel civil actions. His areas of concentration include health care, securities and tax and accounting oversight.

Egan has tried hundreds of cases to verdict. His criminal defense experience includes defending a drug manufacturer in an SEC investigation regarding earnings management, an Internet pharmacy in a federal Grand Jury investigation, a surgical instrument manufacturing company in an FDA and Customs fraud indictment and a number of health care providers in Medicare fraud investigations. In commercial litigation and regulatory defense, Egan’s matters include representation of a refrigerant gas supply company in a civil RICO trial, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company in import proceedings before the DEA, a Hospital in defense of a False Claims Act case and a food processing company in a civil FDA violation proceeding.

Egan testified before Congress in relation to the regulation of Internet Pharmacies. He has been qualified in federal district court as an expert on importation of controlled substances. A frequent lecturer, he serves as an Adjunct Professor of Integrated Trial Advocacy at Temple University Beasley School of Law and as a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Mid-Atlantic Regional Trial Program and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy-Advanced Deposition Skills.

Egan has commented on criminal cases on national television and is frequently quoted in publications such as Compliance Week, The Wall Street Journal, National Law Journal and Healthcare Risk Management. He serves as chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where he serves on the advisory board for The Champion Magazine.

Egan earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1986 and his B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1980.

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