Perry J. FioravantiPartner
...Perry J. Fioravanti
rejoined Swartz, Campbell & Detweiler
in 2000, as a Partner in the Philadelphia office and concentrates his
practice in the area of defense of major litigation and class action claims.He
assesses overall class impact and exposure and coordinates a strategic approach to defense in state and federal courts.He
also values, negotiates and administers class action settlements and evaluates and responds to corresponding regulatory compliance and coverage issues.In addition to his substantial litigation experience, Mr. Fioravanti has over nine years of experience as corporate counsel for property/casualty insurance companies, where his responsibilities included management and defense of major litigation and class action claims, insurance regulation and compliance, product development and reinsurance.Mr. Fioravanti began his legal career at Swartz, Campbell & Detweiler as an associate litigating first and third party motor vehicle and coverage cases.
After five years with the firm, he
entered the corporate sector.Among other positions, he served as Assistant Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the General Accident Insurance Group, and later joined Reliance Insurance Company as Assistant General Counsel.
While at these large multi-line property and casualty insurers, he
practice on legal counsel and support for overall corporate and insurance operations.Mr. Fioravanti also directed and managed corporate litigation, employment litigation, class action suits, high exposure claims and reinsurance disputes.He
has been actively involved in such diverse matters as company licensing, commercial insurance product development, rate and form filings, insurance department inquiries, and bad faith and coverage litigation.Mr. Fioravanti
has also negotiated and drafted agency and brokerage agreements, reinsurance treaties, claims and loss control agreements, and corresponding insurance and self insurance programs.Mr. Fioravanti graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University in 1981 with a B.S. in Marketing and earned his J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law in 1986.He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations.Mr. Fioravanti has served as a member of the Laws Committee of the National Association of Independent Insurers, the Property and Casualty Steering Committee of the Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, and as an alternate member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.
Areas of Practice
Insurance Law Regulatory, Coverage, Bad Faith, Class Actions