Kyle Heisner, of counsel in the Insurance Coverage practice, handles a range of coverage and bad faith matters. He has litigated high exposure insurance coverage actions involving additional insureds, construction defect, product defect, and ground contamination claims, and has prepared coverage opinions, reservation of rights letters, and served as monitoring counsel for professional liability coverage claims.

In addition to his insurance work, Kyle has experience in the representation of professionals, including attorneys, real estate professionals, directors and officers, accountants, and architects. He also handles contractual disputes; partnership agreements; intellectual property matters; real estate liability, disputes, and transactions; and complex litigation.

Kyle earned his law degree, cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law, where he was the Managing Editor of Symposia for the Villanova Law Review and served as a Legal Extern for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland College Park, where he received the President’s Scholarship. Prior to joining the firm, Kyle was an associate with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. and Post & Schell, P.C.

Honors & Awards

Managing Editor of Symposia, Villanova Law Review

Publications

“Pennsylvania Rejects Garner Standard for Derivative Plaintiffs Seeking to Pierce Attorney-Client Privilege, Riding the E&O Line,” The Voice, DRI Newsletter, March 8, 2019

“Proving The ‘Case-Within-A-Case’ Standard,” For The Defense, April 2018

“Who Is the Client? Addressing Privilege with Dissident Directors,” The Voice, DRI Newsletter, July 26, 2017

“Exploring Equitable Estoppel: This Certificate Does Not Amend, Extend or Alter the Coverage Afforded…Or Does It?” DRI In-House Defense Quarterly, Fall 2016

“Proceed With Caution: GLBA Considerations When Representing Insurers, Agents and Brokers,” The Voice, DRI Newsletter, August 10, 2016

“Utilizing Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d) as Insurance for Inadvertent Disclosure and a Cost-Saving Device,” Defense Digest, June 2016

“Fraudulent Joinder of Insurance Employees in Bad Faith Litigation,” For the Defense, May 2016

“Keeping the Faith. Understanding Reverse Bad Faith,” Claims Management, May 2016

“Invoking Judicial Estoppel to Secure Dismissal,” The Legal Intelligencer, November 25, 2014

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Teaching & Lecturing

“Legal Ethics and Technology,” National Business Institute, December 2019

“Legal Ethics and Malpractice Avoidance,” National Business Institute, June 2019

“Admission/Exclusion of Unique Evidence,” National Business Institute, August 2018

“Strategies for Legal Research on the Web,” National Business Institute, Princeton, NJ, June 2015

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