Brian M. Searls

Partner

bsearls@chartwelllaw.com
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(215) 972-5467
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(215) 972-7008
Philadelphia, PA
130 North 18th Street
26th Floor
Philadelphia
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PA
19103
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PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial and Private Vehicular Liability

Commercial and Private Premises Liability

Commercial and Residential Property Loss

Insurance Coverage and Subrogation

General Liability Litigation

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

United States District Court of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., 2010

Manhattan College, School of Business

B.S., 2007

Brian Searls focuses his practice on the representation of regional and national insurance companies, corporations, municipalities and other self-insured business entities. Mr. Searls represents individuals involved in legal matters like commercial and private vehicular liability, commercial and private premises liability and commercial and residential property loss. Mr. Searls’ experience also includes handling insurance coverage and subrogation matters on behalf of both insurers and self-insured political subdivisions. His practice extends to both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

While in law school, Mr. Searls served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Julie M. Marino, P.J.S.C. of the Somerset County, New Jersey Superior Court. Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Searls was an associate for a regional civil litigation defense firm. In addition to private practice, he served as an Assistant Public Defender in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

In addition to his academic achievements, Mr. Searls also excelled in athletics. He was a scholar athlete as a member of his college's NCAA Division I baseball team which was recently inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Searls serves as a volunteer firefighter for the Chester Heights Fire Company. Brian currently lives in Delaware County, Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Delaware County Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2019)

Brian Searls focuses his practice on the representation of regional and national insurance companies, corporations, municipalities and other self-insured business entities. Mr. Searls represents individuals involved in legal matters like commercial and private vehicular liability, commercial and private premises liability and commercial and residential property loss. Mr. Searls’ experience also includes handling insurance coverage and subrogation matters on behalf of both insurers and self-insured political subdivisions. His practice extends to both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

While in law school, Mr. Searls served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Julie M. Marino, P.J.S.C. of the Somerset County, New Jersey Superior Court. Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Searls was an associate for a regional civil litigation defense firm. In addition to private practice, he served as an Assistant Public Defender in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

In addition to his academic achievements, Mr. Searls also excelled in athletics. He was a scholar athlete as a member of his college's NCAA Division I baseball team which was recently inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Searls serves as a volunteer firefighter for the Chester Heights Fire Company. Brian currently lives in Delaware County, Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Delaware County Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2019)

Resources

News
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019