Jeffrey Sotland, Esq.


Practice Summary

Jeffrey C. Sotland is a founding partner of Murphy Sanchez. Focusing on a team approach to file handling, Mr. Sotland’s primary goal in representing more than one constituency is to communicate often and effectively to both the carrier and the insured. In over two decades of legal practice, he is often called upon by clients when an “out of the box” approach or solution is needed.

Mr. Sotland focuses his practice on property damage claims, overseeing the firm’s national practice in handling property losses for defendants and subrogation carriers. As part of the Life Safety Practice Group, he also handles the defense of fire sprinkler contractors throughout the country.

In addition to handling files nationwide, Mr. Sotland works with insurance carriers and self-insureds in setting up streamlined and effective procedures to bring about a successful outcome for the client. He is national counsel for various clients and self-insureds overseeing counsel throughout the country on a daily basis. He has also presented at various seminars and in house training for clients and their claims handlers.

Mr. Sotland has received the highest honor of AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review

Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Mr. Sotland resides in downtown Philadelphia and serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Support Center for Child Advocates.



New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Educational Background

Blackburn University, B.A. (1990)

Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D. (1993)

Practice Areas


Fire and Life Safety

Construction Litigation