Harry J. Kane, Jr. is a Partner at GPFF. Mr. Kane engages in Personal Injury work in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Kane has an extraordinary background as an attorney that brings a wealth of diverse civil litigation experience that is rarely seen in a personal injury attorney. He worked in house at a major insurance company and a large public utility, as an insurance defense attorney, and for over a decade as a plaintiff personal injury attorney. Mr. Kane has also has a unique understanding of Worker’s Compensation Law and its interaction with Personal Injury Work. This range of experiences has given Mr. Kane a unique ability to look at civil litigation from both sides of the courtroom and work toward the best possible result for our clients.
Throughout Mr. Kane’s nearly three decades of experience as an attorney, he has tried dozens of cases to Jury verdict and has conducted hundreds of Arbitrations, inside and outside of the court system. Mr. Kane has been lead counsel, or worked on cases with million dollar recoveries in both personal injury and employment law. Patricia Pierce, GPFF’s Head of Civil Litigation said of Mr. Kane, “Harry is a true leader in his practice area. His ability to quickly move his cases and achieve great results for his clients is remarkable.” Ron Greenblatt, GPFF’s Managing Partner said of Mr. Kane, “Harry’s remarkable in the way he quickly gathers information and works with clients, our staff and opposing counsel to get to the issues in the case quickly. His breadth of experience in knowing how insurance companies and the civil litigation system work is overwhelmingly impressive every day. Mr. Kane’s caring and compassion towards his clients is inspirational both to his clients and his co-workers.”
In addition to his trial work, Mr. Kane serves as an Arbitrator in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Compulsory Arbitration Program, a Judge Pro Tem in the Day Forward Program, a solo neutral arbitrator in ADR proceedings and an arbitrator in UM/UIM proceedings.
Mr. Kane’s current practice involves civil litigation throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey with an emphasis on Personal Injury, Employment Litigation and Workers Compensation. Mr. Kane has successfully represented several members of Local Union 1 of the Independent Dockworkers Union (Gloucester, NJ) in both personal injury and Workers Compensation proceedings.
Mr. Kane graduated from Georgetown University in 1985 (B.A., American Government), and received his law degree from Villanova Law School in 1988.
When Mr. Kane is not working, he is active in his community as a Board Member and travel soccer coach for the Upper Darby Futbol Club as well as serving as Athletic Director and coaching CYO Basketball for St. Mary Interparochial School in Center City. Additionally, Mr. Kane serves as a volunteer speaker and representative for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, helping to raise awareness and funds to combat pediatric cancer. Mr. Kane resides in Drexel Hill with his wife Tina and their children, Morgan and Harry.