Jeffrey D. Snyder

Jeffrey D. Snyder
Partner

 


 

350 Eagleview Boulevard, Suite 150
Exton, Pennsylvania 19341

610-524-2100 ext. 157

610-524-0600 Fax

jsnyder@connorsodell.com

Jeffrey D. Snyder is partner in the General Litigation and Workers’ Compensation Groups of Connors Law LLP.  Jeff is a graduate of Temple University and its Graduate School of Business Administration.  His Juris Doctor degree is from the University of Toledo College of Law.

Before entering law school, he worked at a major defense contractor in the aviation area and as an economic consultant to the American College, an institution offering training to insurance and financial planning executives.  Early in his legal career, he was an attorney advisor to the Federal government in Washington, D.C., and later a First Assistant District Attorney in Pennsylvania.

Jeff is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and lower Pennsylvania Courts, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

In addition to his deep roots in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation, he has extensive experience in the areas of casualty defense (motor vehicle and premises liability), employment law, and product liability.  He brings his varied litigation experience to bear on every case.  He is well versed in the medical-legal area and is considered a skilled cross examiner.  His writing is concise and persuasive.

Outside work, he enjoys mentoring and supports the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University.

Education

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy of the University of Notre Dame School of Law (Diploma June 1995)
  • University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio (J.D. Awarded May 1983)
  • Temple University Graduate School of Business Administration (M.A. Economics Awarded January 1980) with additional course work in accounting, finance, mathematics, computer science and marketing
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (B.A. Awarded May 1977)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania 1983
  • Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Associations & Memberships

  • Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania since 1983

Legal Accomplishments

  • Termination granted: claimant self-employed
  • Termination granted: concealed medical history (two cases)
  • Modification granted: claimant on return of costs under a Third Party Settlement Agreement for over 2000 weeks; capped at IRE to 500 weeks reducing exposure by more than a quarter million dollars
  • Settled for nuisance: claimant admitted illegal alien status at deposition
  • Settled for nuisance: claimant failed to report earnings to IRS
  • Settled for reasonable sum after claimant testified that there was no work claimant could perform but admitted she recently took the family on vacation to Disney World
  • Claim denied: employer witnesses credible that incident appeared fabricated

Publications

  • LACK OF FORESEEABILITY AS A PROXY FOR PHYSICAL INJURY IN PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION MENTAL/MENTAL CLAIMS: BEYOND TRAINING ESTABLISHING FORESEEABILITY, IS THERE A NEWFOUND PREVIOUSLY MISSING LINK BETWEEN MENTAL/MENTAL AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL CLAIMS?
  • CURRENT THINKING ON THE IMPACT OF RELOCATION WITHIN THE UNITED STATES ON WITHDRAWAL FROM THE WORKFORCE AND ON THE SCOPE OF VOCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • SUBROGATION OPPORTUNITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION (PIP)

  • THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN POST-RETIREMENT WITHDRAWAL FROM THE WORK FORCE CASES
  • CASUAL EMPLOYMENT: DON’T CALL ME AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR!
  • SUSPENDING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION MEDICAL BENEFITS FOR FAILURE TO ATTEND AN ORDERED IDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION