John M. Wutz

Partner

P
(215) 972-5414
F
(215) 972-7008
Philadelphia, PA
130 North 18th Street
26th Floor
Philadelphia
,
PA
19103
Moorestown, NJ
302 Harper Drive
Suite 205
Moorestown
,
NJ
08057

PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability

Commercial Litigation

Subrogation

First Party Property Insurance

Bad Faith Defense

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits

United States District Court for the Northern District Court of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District Court of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District Court of New York

Education

Syracuse University College of Law

J.D., 2006

Colgate University

B.A., 2002

John Wutz practice includes representing large national self-insured companies, domestic insurers and the Lloyd’s of London leading and following markets in the defense of premises liability, insurance fraud, wrongful arrest, automobile liability, products liability and general liability claims.

Mr. Wutz is responsible for managing all aspects of litigation including the development of litigation strategies, management and performance of investigation, preparation of pleadings, discovery and dispositive motions and prosecution, as well as defense of litigation at arbitration and trial in both state and federal court. Mr. Wutz is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  

Mr. Wutz’s practice also includes property insurance and subrogation involving coverage disputes. He manages the investigation, prosecution or defense and trial preparation related to commercial and industrial losses including fires, explosions and equipment failures. He serves his clients’ recovery interests on property damage involving power generation facilities and has experience providing coverage analysis and guidance on builder’s risk policies, personal lines, as well as policies including homeowners’ and personal and group automobile policies.

While at law school, Mr. Wutz was inducted into the Order of the Barrister, which is a national honor society. Prior to joining Chartwell Law, Mr. Wutz had an active trial practice in New York.

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2013-2020)

John Wutz practice includes representing large national self-insured companies, domestic insurers and the Lloyd’s of London leading and following markets in the defense of premises liability, insurance fraud, wrongful arrest, automobile liability, products liability and general liability claims.

Mr. Wutz is responsible for managing all aspects of litigation including the development of litigation strategies, management and performance of investigation, preparation of pleadings, discovery and dispositive motions and prosecution, as well as defense of litigation at arbitration and trial in both state and federal court. Mr. Wutz is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  

Mr. Wutz’s practice also includes property insurance and subrogation involving coverage disputes. He manages the investigation, prosecution or defense and trial preparation related to commercial and industrial losses including fires, explosions and equipment failures. He serves his clients’ recovery interests on property damage involving power generation facilities and has experience providing coverage analysis and guidance on builder’s risk policies, personal lines, as well as policies including homeowners’ and personal and group automobile policies.

While at law school, Mr. Wutz was inducted into the Order of the Barrister, which is a national honor society. Prior to joining Chartwell Law, Mr. Wutz had an active trial practice in New York.

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2013-2020)

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Articles & Blogs
Video: Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
Video: Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
Video: Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
November 5, 2020
October 29, 2020
Event
Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
Protecting Your Retail Operations From Insurance And Legal Claims In A Post COVID-19 Marketplace
October 5, 2020
October 29, 2020
News
Chartwell Law Partners Wutz and Searls Successful in U.S. District Court
Chartwell Law Partners Wutz and Searls Successful in U.S. District Court
Chartwell Law Partners Wutz and Searls Successful in U.S. District Court
January 7, 2020
January 6, 2020
Results
Another Big Win for Chartwell Partner John Wutz
Another Big Win for Chartwell Partner John Wutz
Another Big Win for Chartwell Partner John Wutz
November 18, 2019
June 21, 2017
News
Chartwell's John Wutz Presents at NRRDA Seminar
Chartwell's John Wutz Presents at NRRDA Seminar
Chartwell's John Wutz Presents at NRRDA Seminar
September 12, 2019
Results
Chartwell Wins Summary Judgment in New York Premises Liability Case
Chartwell Wins Summary Judgment in New York Premises Liability Case
Chartwell Wins Summary Judgment in New York Premises Liability Case
September 12, 2019
March 22, 2018
Results
Chartwell Obtains Defense Verdict in NJ Jury Trial
Chartwell Obtains Defense Verdict in NJ Jury Trial
Chartwell Obtains Defense Verdict in NJ Jury Trial
September 12, 2019
April 13, 2017