Daniel E. Cummins, Esquire is an AV-rated partner in the Clarks Summit (Scranton area), Pennsylvania law firm of of Cummins Law with over 22 years of litigation experience in Northeastern Pennsylvania, including insurance defense work in the Poconos area and the surrounding counties.
Attorney Cummins has focused his practice on defending motor vehicle accident liability cases and UIM/UM arbitration matters along with premises liability and products liability cases. Mr. Cummins is also routinely summoned by his clients to handle matters involving insurance coverage questions and insurance subrogation claims.
Mr. Cummins has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America Directory every year since 2015 and has been named a Super Lawyer over the same time period.
Attorney Cummins was selected as the 2014 Distinguished Defense Counsel of the Year by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.
Attorney Cummins practices in the state and federal courts that cover the Northeastern Pennsylvania counties that include, but are not limited to, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Sullivan, Bradford, Monroe, Northampton, Carbon, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Columbia, Northumberland, Montour, and Lycoming.
Mr. Cummins is a cum laude graduate of Villanova University ('90, B.A., English) after which he attended the Dickinson School of Law ('93, J.D.) and completed his law school studies at the University of London in London, England (Spring, '93).
After graduating from law school, Mr. Cummins served as the Senior Law Clerk for the Honorable Harold A. Thomson, Jr. in the Pike County Court of Common Pleas for two years before going into private practice, where he has focused on handling civil litigation matters ever since.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Cummins is an award-winning civil litigation columnist for the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and is the creator and writer of the nationally recognized Tort Talk blog (www.TortTalk.com).