With more than 30 years of service at Raynes & Lawn, Eugene McGurk, Jr. has represented clients from the trial courts to the highest courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court. Due to his uncompromised attention to detail and aggressive pursuit of justice, Mr. McGurk has achieved many substantial verdicts and settlements for his clients.
An accomplished lecturer, Mr. McGurk served as an instructor in the International Law Studies Program at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He has spoken at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Law School, Thomas Jefferson University Medical School, the Medical College of Pennsylvania and his alma mater, Widener University School of Law, where he is chair of the board of overseers and an adjunct professor of law. He serves as the secretary of the board of trustees of the university and was previously the president of the law school’s alumni association. Mr. McGurk has also designed and delivered symposiums in conjunction with continuing legal education programs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The valedictorian of his law school class, Mr. McGurk continues to earn honors and awards throughout his career. While still as student, he served as articles editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor fraternity. Upon graduation, he received two prestigious awards: the George Reed Award and the Federal Bar Association’s award for excellence. Before joining Raynes & Lawn, Mr. McGurk distinguished himself as an assistant city solicitor in the City of Philadelphia’s Major Trial Unit. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honor fraternity for educational leadership.