Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci P.C. Shareholder and Director George M. Vinci Jr. has been named to the National Law Journal’s inaugural list of Insurance Law Trailblazers. This list honors individuals who have changed the practice of insurance law through the use of innovative legal strategies. The Trailblazer series spotlights professionals who are agents of change in their respective practice areas.
Vinci recently secured a landmark $100 million award against Grant Thornton for its marketing of an abusive tax shelter. He argued the public must be protected, and ultimately, such pervasive fraud must be punished. The ruling sent an important message to help prevent such conduct from ever occurring again, establishing courts in Kentucky will recognize a 4:1 punitive damages ratio.
Vinci is Shareholder and Director of Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci P.C., a Member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Insurance and Professional Liability Practice Groups. He focuses his practice on civil litigation with a strong emphasis on professional malpractice, commercial, employment, and insurance coverage disputes.
Vinci is a member of the American Bar Association, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society and DRI. He served for six years as a panel member with the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Vinci has consistently been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. In 2019, he was recognized with the Professional Excellence Award from The Legal Intelligencer, the oldest law journal in the United States, in the category of Distinguished Leaders. Mr. Vinci was also a recipient of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2019 Best of the Bar Award.
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Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci P.C. has represented clients nationally and internationally for nearly 50 years and provides counsel and expertise across the entire spectrum of legal practice, from complex litigation to sophisticated transactional and corporate matters. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Florida, and New York.
The firm represents businesses, corporate boards, and highly placed individuals. Its clients are engaged in a variety of industries including finance and banking, manufacturing, hospitality, gaming and entertainment, real estate and commercial development, insurance and venture capital, energy, financial services, health care, security and telecommunications.
The firm’s practice areas include high stakes litigation, business disputes, commercial litigation, professional liability, products liability, securities, trust and estates, fiduciary litigation, bankruptcy and creditors rights, civil RICO, trade secrets, trademark and restrictive covenants, intellectual property, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, banking and financial services, corporate formation and governance, employment, entertainment and amusements, environment and energy, wealth management, healthcare, hospitality, insurance coverage and insured casualty litigation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, sports and tax law.