Michael McKenna has been a partner in Margolis Edelstein since 1983 and has served as the firm’s Managing Partner since 1995. Before joining Margolis Edelstein in 1982, Michael was Assistant General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance Company. He handles files, publishes, and speaks on a broad array of insurance and tort topics.
As Managing Partner, Michael oversees all operations in a firm which has grown during his tenure from two to nine offices.
Michael has tried hundreds of jury, non-jury, and UM/UIM arbitration trials with subject matter ranging from auto to premises to fire to products to insurance coverage. He has appeared pro hac vice in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Puerto Rico. He has also defended or prosecuted appeals before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Superior Court, and Supreme Court and before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to frequent speaking engagements before insurance industry groups, Michael also publishes, annotates, and updates the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law Booklet, a comprehensive guide to auto law in the Commonwealth.