Jeff Gutkowski is an Associate Attorney practicing in the complex litigation department with Atlee Hall LLP, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; where he helps clients injured as a result of medical malpractice, dental malpractice, product liability, premises liability and insurance bad faith. Jeff is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and by the United States District Court for New Jersey. Jeff graduated cum laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law where he received the coveted Terrence H. Klasky Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in banking, negotiable instruments or consumer protection. Prior to joining Atlee Hall, LLP, Jeff practiced with a well-known Montgomery County law firm helping children injured at birth due to medical malpractice. While there, he was instrumental in achieving individual settlements of $7.5M and $5.25M, among other seven figure settlements. During law school, Jeff clerked for a prominent Philadelphia medical malpractice firm.
Prior to practicing law, Jeff was an insurance and reinsurance underwriting and claims professional for nearly 15 years. As a result, Jeff knows the “ins and outs” of the insurance industry and uses that knowledge to best position our clients for success in negotiations and litigation.Jeff attained an M.B.A. from Rutgers University and did his undergraduate work at Swarthmore College. He lives in Lancaster County with his wife, Cathy, and their hairy, four-legged mascot, Winston.
What’s on my Ipod?
Classical – Vivaldi, Holst, Debussy, Mozart
Jazz – Oscar Peterson, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Smith, David Sanborn
Team of Rivals
Destiny of the Republic
In the Heart of the Sea
What do I do when I am not practicing law?
Think about practicing law
Wish I were golfing
Some DIY construction project
Pistachio Ice Cream
Favorite Movie Character?
The Man with No Name
Saving Private Ryan
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Yankee Doodle Dandy
TV Show I Am Addicted To?
One Thing I Cannot Live Without?
Favorite Destination/Vacation spot?
Home is my favorite destination
Napa, CA is my favorite vacation spot
Red Wine or white?
Big, Bold, California Reds
Favorite Sports Team?
NY Football Giants
I am a Fanatic About?
Learning new things
Person I’d most like to meet?
Coke or Pepsi?
How I Like My Coffee?
Italian Roast, Cream, no sugar
Sport of Choice?
Site I frequent?
Wall Street Journal – Best of the Web
Quote I Live By?
“Add value or stay the hell out of the way.” – Lee Iaccoca
What I Do To Relax?
Start a fire in the chimenea, light a good cigar, and pour my Bourbon neat.
Deserted Island Wish List?
Not to be deserted.
All-time top CD’s?
Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
Legend – Bob Marley and the Wailers
Songs You Know By Heart – Jimmy Buffet
Hotel California – The Eagles
Frank Sinatra and Count Basie at the Sands
Rutgers University, M.B.A.
Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D.
AffiliationsBerks County Bar Association
Jagellonian Law Society
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Honors & AwardsTerrence H. Klasky Memorial Award
Cum Laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law