John E. Salmon

Founder Emeritus Tel: 215-606-6602 (PA) Fax: 215-606-6601 (PA) Send an Email

Mr. Salmon is an instrument rated pilot and owner of a F33A Bonanza. He is a licensed USCG Captain and he is a Certified Scuba Diver. His interests include fishing, flying, golfing, skiing, hiking and diving.

Areas of Practice

Products Liability
Professional Liability
Utility Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1974
Pennsylvania, 1979
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1975
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1975
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
Major: Insurance

Representative Cases

Aviation Charters, Inc. V. Avemco Ins. Co., 784 A.2d 712 (N.J. 2001) (Supreme, NJ 2001)

Representative Clients

Great West Casualty Company
AIG Aviation
AVEMCO Ins. Co. and Overhead Door Corporation


Chair - ABA's Products Liablitity Conference, American Bar Association, 1995 - 2005
Instructor - National Trial Academy, American Bar Association, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Past Chair - Products
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Aviation, Aero & Space Law Sections, Past Chair
Philadelphia Bar Association, Aviation, Aero & Space Law Sections, Past Chair

Past Employment Positions

Rawle & Henderson, Partner, 1997 - 2004
LaBrum & Doak, Partner, 1979 - 1997
Knight, Peters, Partner, 1974 - 1979

Pro Bono Activities

Board of Directors - Stay Focused - Working with Disabled Children, 2008


Lambda Chi Alpha