Joseph B. Mayers, Partner

Mr. Mayers is the founding partner of The Mayers Firm. For more than 35 years, Mr. Mayers has successfully litigated hundreds of jury trials, bench trials, and compulsory, contractual, and private arbitrations to verdict in state court, federal court, and alternative dispute resolution forums. He is also an accomplished appellate advocate. Mr. Mayers’ focus is in all aspects of insurance defense and personal injury litigation, as well as affirmative lawsuits on behalf of insurance carriers. He has extensive experience in matters involving auto liability, property and casualty insurance fraud, first and third party benefits, bad faith, uninsured and under-insured motorist benefits, property claims, insurance coverage, class actions, products liability, and commercial litigation. He has lectured on a variety of topics for many organizations and insurance companies, including the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU). He is proud of the relationships he has forged with his clients and the reputation he has earned in the courtroom and out for solving his client’s most difficult problems.

Mr. Mayers graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1980. He served on the university’s judicial board and was a three-year starter on the varsity tennis team. He received his law degree from Duquesne University in 1983. While at Duquesne, he was a finalist in the school’s client counseling competition. Mr. Mayers served as a law clerk to the Honorable Perry J. Shertz of The Pennsylvania Superior Court in 1983.

Mr. Mayers is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, the Defense Research Institute, The Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Philadelphia Association Defense Council and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. Mayers has been awarded Martindale Hubbell’s highest AV Preeminent peer review rating, and he has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for thirteen consecutive years, from 2007 to 2019.

Joe Mayers

P : 610-825-0300
F : 610-825-6555
jmayers@themayersfirm.com

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law (J.D. 1983)
  • University of Pittsburgh (B.A. 1980)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Societies

  • American Bar Association
  • PA Bar Association
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Philadelphia Association Defense Council