Cozen O’Connor: Luccaro, Daniel J.

Daniel J. Luccaro

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-6968

(215) 701-2368

Dan Luccaro concentrates his practice on representing insurance carriers and other commercial clients for claims involving a wide variety of property damage events including fires, floods, mechanical system failures, sprinkler system failures, building collapses, product failures and defects, roofing failures and deficiencies, and other construction defects.  He has litigated claims in a variety of state and federal courts throughout the eastern United States.  

Dan is an active volunteer with the Support Center for Child Advocates and Homeless Advocacy Project. In 2015, he was recognized by the Support Center for Child Advocates as one of its Distinguished Advocates.   Dan also co-founded and co-chairs the firm's Co-Vet pro bono initiative, which is devoted to providing pro bono legal services to military veterans. 

Dan received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 1999 and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002. 

News

Cozen O’Connor Promotes Eight New Shareholders

August 20, 2018

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the promotion of eight members to shareholders: Marc Auberbach, Jonathan Grossman, Aaron Krauss, Daniel J. Luccaro, Barbara Muller, Joseph F. Rich, Nicole Sprinzen, and Paula Zecchini.

Daniel Luccaro Named Distinguished Advocate By Support Center for Child Advocates

May 05, 2015

Daniel Luccaro was selected as a 2015 Distinguished Advocate by the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Hayes Hunt and Daniel Luccaro Discuss CoVet Program with Law360

August 04, 2014

Hayes Hunt, Chair of the Pro Bono Committee, and Dan Luccaro, member of the Subrogation and Recovery Practice Group, discuss Cozen O'Connor's CoVet Program in an article titled "Cozen Attorneys Guide Vets Through Benefit Claims Maze."

Cozen O'Connor Names 11 Attorneys To Membership in the Firm

May 21, 2009

'We are proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm,'' said Thomas A. Decker, president and chief executive officer of Cozen O’Connor. ''Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm.''

Publications

Successfully Navigating the Minefield of Claims Against Government Entities [Subrogation & Recovery Alert]

March 21, 2016

Dan Luccaro discusses the requirements for successfully pursuing claims against government entities. These requirements are jurisdiction specific and often vary depending on whether the claim is against a state, county or municipality.

Claims Against Good Faith Purchasers of Stolen Scrap Metal [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

September 16, 2015

Too often in cases involving stolen property, subrogating carriers do not look any further than the actual thieves for potential subrogation targets. For a variety of reasons, even if they are identified and apprehended, the thieves may not be viable subrogation targets. However, where the sale of...

Priority of Rights of Recovery Relating To Deductibles [Jurisdictions Comparative Chart]

July 19, 2011

Priority of Rights of Recovery Relating To Deductibles - Jurisdictions Comparative Chart - A common inquiry is whether the “first monies” principles in many states likewise control the distribution of deductibles (either property or
automobile). Many states have statutes or insurance regulations that control the distribution of automobile deductibles, and in some cases, confusingly, those statutes or regulations conflict with the law relating to “first monies” in property losses.

Lightning-Induced CSST Fires: Protecting Your Subrogation Rights [Subrogation and Recovery Alert!]

May 11, 2009

Lightning-Induced CSST Fires: Protecting Your Subrogation Rights - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Since the introduction of CSST, there has been an
increase in fire damage caused by lightning strikes. Direct and indirect lightning strikes can energize CSST, inducing current that attempts to use the metal conduit to reach ground.The corrugated design and the thin walls cannot withstand the energy produced, causing a
hole to be melted in the CSST.That hole results in the release of pressurized natural gas or propane into the structure

Fall 2007 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

October 01, 2007

Fall 2007 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - As football season gets underway and the exciting post-season baseball action has
started, Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation Department is pleased to announce the continued expansion of our team roster. The Fall 2007 edition of the Subro Observer includes the introduction of five new attorneys in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Chicago, San Diego, and Los Angeles.

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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002
  • Colgate University, B.A., 1999

Awards & Honors

Support Center for Child Advocates Distinguished Advocate (2015)

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010 - 2017)

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals