Karl Myers is an experienced courtroom lawyer who has handled disputes from inception through verdict, decision or resolution in hundreds of cases pending before the state and federal courts in the five-county Philadelphia region (Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks, Chester and Philadelphia Counties), as well as in other jurisdictions. Karl’s diverse litigation practice has touched virtually every type of civil matter, as he has served as lead counsel in a wide array of commercial and business actions, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, and contract, tort, and personal injury matters.
Karl also has extensive appellate experience, including personally arguing and briefing numerous precedent-setting cases as lead counsel before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions. He maintains a particular focus on cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme, Commonwealth, and Superior Courts, including litigation involving state constitutional challenges, insurance insolvency and regulatory matters, Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law requests, and government contracting and bid-protest disputes.
In addition to serving as an advocate, Karl has adjudicated dozens of civil cases as a state and federal court-certified arbitrator, usually serving as the arbitration panel’s chairperson. He also has been trained to serve as a civil mediator by the American Arbitration Association. Karl assisted in the judicial selection process by serving three terms as a reviewer in the Investigative Division of the PBA Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, a body that interviews, evaluates and rates trial judge candidates.
Karl is an active member of his home county’s bar association, the Montgomery Bar Association, as well as several of its committees and sections. He is also a Fellow in the Montgomery Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Montgomery Bar Association.
Karl began his legal career as an intern for the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. During law school, he was a member of the Dickinson Law Review, the Appellate Moot Court Board and the Woolsack Honor Society. At that time, he also worked for the Hon. Yvette Kane of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Hon. John T.J. Kelly Jr. of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. After law school, Karl served a one-year term as a law clerk for the Hon. Russell M. Nigro of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.