William R. Corkery is a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office. His practice focuses on the representation of employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in all aspects of workers’ compensation.
Mr. Corkery has practiced in the field of workers’ compensation since graduating from law school in 1994. Initially, he practiced with a large Philadelphia law firm representing employers in workers’ compensation litigation. He then spent six years at a small Philadelphia firm representing employees in workers’ compensation litigation throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, which provided him with valuable insight that he continues to utilize to the benefit of the employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators he currently represents. Prior to joining O’Hagan Meyer he was a partner at a regional defense firm for fourteen years. Mr. Corkery also has experience representing plaintiffs in motor vehicle and medical malpractice litigation, with additional expertise in subrogation issues related to those claims.
Mr. Corkery is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania state courts, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
He received his B.A. degree, with honors, in accounting from Temple University in 1991 and his law degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 1994. While attending law school, he clerked for the Honorable Robert Mellon in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.
- Practice Areas
Education and Admissions
- Villanova School of Law, JD, 1994
- Temple University, B.A in accounting, 1991
Professional Organization Memberships
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
- “Medical Expert Must Recognize Formal Injury Description”; Journal Edition- February 2008,
- “Employer Must Specifically Preserve Right To Supersedeas Fund Reimbursement”; Journal Edition- February 2008
- “Court Restricts Employer’s Right To Offset”; Journal Edition- March 2008