Partner Matthew M. Haar Appointed Hearing Committee Member for Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board
Saul Ewing LLP, a full service law firm with more than 260 lawyers in 11 East Coast offices, today announced that Partner Matthew M. Haar has been appointed to serve as a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He will serve a three-year term.
The Disciplinary Board was created by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1972, to assist the Court in performing its constitutional duty to regulate attorney conduct. The Board has exclusive jurisdiction over attorney discipline and its goals are to protect the public, maintain the integrity of the legal profession and to safeguard the reputation of the courts.
In his practice at Saul Ewing, Mr. Haar focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation with an emphasis on complex insurance and reinsurance litigation, including cases regarding bad faith and extra-contractual liability. He has represented both insurance companies and insureds in a wide variety of insurance related litigations, including complex coverage and contractual disputes, antitrust matters, bad faith actions, and rehabilitations and liquidations. Mr. Haar also routinely handles extra-contractual liability cases for other clients in the financial services industry such as real estate agents and brokers, banks, trusts, producers and credit card companies.
Mr. Haar earned his J.D. from Penn State The Dickinson School of Law, and his B.S. from Washington and Lee University.