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Edward R. Carpenter, Jr. - Board Member

Edward R. Carpenter, Jr.

Board Member

Edward R. Carpenter, Jr., is a 1979 graduate of Villanova University, cum laude, with a B.A. in History. Thereafter he attended Delaware Law School of Widener University and received his Juris Doctorate in 1982.

After graduating from Widener, Ted entered the practice of law in 1983 with the law offices of William F. Holsten, II, Esquire in Media, Pennsylvania. His practice was devoted to the handling of insurance defense litigation matters with an emphasis in municipal tort litigation and workers' compensation. In 1985, he joined the law firm of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin as an associate where he assisted in the handling of general liability matters, complex products liability, and workers' compensation claims. He litigated matters throughout the Eastern part of Pennsylvania, trying cases in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Delaware Court of Common Pleas, as well as numerous matters before the Workers' Compensation Judges in the Southeastern Pennsylvania area.

In April of 2002, Ted left the firm, and together with Michael McCadden and Lisa Lane formed the firm of Carpenter, McCadden & Lane, LLP. With offices in Media, Pennsylvania and Wexford, Pennsylvania, Ted's practice is devoted to the litigation of workers' compensation cases on behalf of self-insured employers, insurance companies, and self-insured administrators throughout the State of Pennsylvania. Ted is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics related to workers' compensation matters and has been a presenter at the Pennsylvania Bureau of Worker's Compensation Annual Conference in 2009, 2010 and 2015. Ted has also authored numerous articles on various topics involving workers' compensation. In 2005, Ted was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and has been selected every year since that time.

Ted is a former Executive Board Member for the Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Claims Association where he served as the Editor for the Organization's Publication, "The Newsletter." He has held various positions with the workers' compensation section of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, including co-authoring the Pennsylvania Defense Institute's Publication, PDI News, and served as a Co-Chair for the section. Ted is an active member of the Pennsylvania Self-Insured Association and is a current board member and Chairman of the Newsletter Staff. Ted is also a member of the Pennsylvania and Delaware County Bar Association, and a former member of the Insurance Society of Philadelphia where he has participated in the organization and a presentation of programs dealing with workers' compensation issues.