C McCarron

Claudia D. McCarron

1275 Drummers Lane
Wayne, PA 19087

Office: (267) 930-4787
Fax: (267) 930-4771


Villanova University School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1980

Order of the Coif
Scribes Award for
Outstanding Legal Writing
Managing Editor, Vill. L. Rev.

Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts, 1976


  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Claudia McCarron, a partner at Mullen Coughlin LLC, is a member of the Data Privacy & Network Security Practice and also serves as the firm’s General Counsel. Ms. McCarron currently represents Data Privacy clients in class actions and other data privacy related litigation, as well as before regulatory bodies. Her class action experience has involved the defense of actions in multiple federal circuits and states in cases arising under common law, unfair trade practices legislation and data privacy statutes. The clients that she has represented include financial institutions, health care providers, insurance industry members, and other commercial entities. Ms. McCarron also advises clients on assessing and allocating risks, rights and obligations in contractual relationships as they pertain to data security to maximize protection in the event of a data security incident.

In over thirty years as an attorney, Ms. McCarron has developed extensive litigation experience in the federal and state courts throughout the country. After graduating in the top 5% of her law school class, Ms. McCarron began her career as law clerk to the late Honorable Daniel H. Huyett, 3rd of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Entering private practice, she represented clients in litigation arising from toxic torts, catastrophic fires and products liability. In addition to liability cases, Ms. McCarron represented numerous carriers in coverage and extracontractual liability matters. Having served as General Counsel to two law firms, she finds that experience informs her understanding of her client’s litigation management concerns.



  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association: Litigation, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice, Business Law Sections; Firm Counsel Project, Cyberspace Law Committee, Professional Responsibility Committee, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar  Association, Federal Practice Committee
  • Montgomery Bar Association: Former Co-Chair, Federal Court Committee, Member, Trial Lawyers Committee
  • Third Circuit Federal Bar Association


  • Elected to The Fellows of the American Bar Association
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Philadelphia’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2014


  • “Document Preservation”, Live Presenter, Continuing Legal Education, Wayne, PA, October 17, 2018
  • “Attorney Client Privilege-Playing Well with Others and Avoiding Waiver”, Live Presenter, Continuing Legal Education, Wayne, PA, December 20, 2017
  • “Privilege and Confidentiality”, Live Presenter, Continuing Legal Education, Wayne, PA, May 30, 2017
  • “Financial Institution Litigation”, Insurance Society of Philadelphia, October 15, 2009
  • “Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure”, Montgomery County Bench Bar Conference, October 11, 2009
  • “Testimony and Commentary Regarding Proposed Changes to Rule 56 Governing the Procedure Applicable to Motions for Summary Judgment”, Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure of the U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
  • “The Women in the Profession Roundtable Event”, The Legal Intelligencer and The Pennsylvania Law Weekly, April 10, 2008
  • “Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy”, Montgomery Bar Association, March 20, 2007
  • “Additional Insured Coverage: Is Your Business Really Protected?”, Strafford Publications Seminar, June 21, 2007
  • 2005 DRI National Auto Seminar, Defense Research Institute Steering Committee
  • Legal Update, NLdH Insurance Seminar, May 27, 2004
  • Legal Update, NLdH UM/UIM Seminar, February 24, 2004
  • Legal Update, NLdH Insurance Seminar, May 20, 2003


  • Insurance Law 2010: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year, Aspatore Books, 2010
  • Strategies for Structuring Insurance Disaster Coverage: Reducing Liability for Insurers in Disaster Coverage Events, Aspatore Books, 2009
  • Construction Defects in  Commercial Property  Insurance,  Claims  and Coverage, Co-Author,  DRI, 2007
  • Terminating the Insurer’s Duty to Defend, Insurer’s Duty to Defend, Co-Author, DRI, 2005
  • Note: Sovereign Immunity Bars an Award of Attorneys Fees Against the United States in Action Under Title VI, 24 Vill. L. Rev. 242