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Victor Abraham Delnore

Fax +1.412.355.6501

Abe Delnore is an associate with a varied commercial litigation practice emphasizing insurance coverage, oil and gas, and general commercial dispute. Mr. Delnore works creatively, aggressively, and efficiently to bring disputes to successful resolution. In the insurance coverage area, Mr. Delnore helps policyholders obtain coverage under various types of insurance policies, including first-party and third party insurance, in response to both contemporary and historical losses. Mr. Delnore also represents a variety of clients in the oil and gas industry, including producers and pipeline operators, with a particular emphasis on title, lease, and land use disputes, including interpretation of chains of title, quiet title actions, and eminent domain condemnations. Mr. Delnore’s commercial litigation practice includes a wide variety of engagements for businesses of all sizes, as both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Delnore represents his clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Mr. Delnore’s area of pro bono practice is representing individuals previously sentenced in Pennsylvania state courts to mandatory life without for parole based on their activities as juveniles, whom must now be resentenced in accordance with recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. He has conducted several resentencing hearings and argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. His previous pro bono engagements have included representations of indigent civil rights plaintiffs and persons seeking final court orders under Pennsylvania’s Protection From Abuse statute.

Professional Background

Before attending law school, Mr. Delnore worked in title insurance as an examiner and underwriter. He was also a history instructor at a major American research university and spent a year teaching English language skills at a French university.

Mr. Delnore was a pensionnaire étranger at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris during the 2001-02 school year.