Fowler Hirtzel McNulty Spaulding, LLP


Andrew J. Spaulding


Philadelphia
Office Phone: 215.789.4841
Office Fax: 215.987.2269
Email: aspaulding@fhmslaw.com
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Practice Areas

  • Auto / Fleet
  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • Employer Liability
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
  • Trucking / Transportation
Andrew J. Spaulding is a founding partner in the firm. His practice focuses on the defense of contractors and sub-contractors as well as insured and self-insured motor carriers and drivers. Mr. Spaulding has significant experience in defending contractors and sub-contractors in catastrophic construction accidents. He is well versed in OSHA and has represented his clients during the course of OSHA investigations. Additionally, Mr. Spaulding defends independent owner-operators, motor coach drivers and bus companies as well as commercial drivers and motor carriers in both state and federal courts. He also defends manufacturers, distributors and retail sellers in product liability actions. Mr. Spaulding directs post-accident investigation and assists clients with the preservation of valuable evidence following a catastrophic accident. This representation and investigation often begins within hours of an accident. Mr. Spaulding works with local and state authorities, interviews witnesses and engages accident reconstruction and liability experts. He conducts post-accident meetings with clients to gather and preserve time-sensitive facts and evidence and assure compliance with federal, state and company policies and procedures. He has handled numerous cases involving Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR) compliance, and regularly works with DOT consultants. He drafts and prepares fleet safety programs and DOT policies. Mr. Spaulding handles major jury cases and routinely appears before private arbitrators and mediators. He also handles cargo claims under the Carmack Amendment and defends insurance companies and motor carriers against under-insured and uninsured motor vehicle claims. Since 2006, Mr. Spaulding has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star as published by American Lawyer Media and Philadelphia Magazine. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College and Syracuse University College of Law. Mr. Spaulding has three young children. He enjoys spending time with his family and coaching soccer in his free time.

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 2001)
  • Gettysburg College (B.A. in Political Science, 1998)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2001

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
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