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About the Author

Ed Mannino

Ed Mannino is a lawyer and historian.

In law, he specializes in business and commercial litigation, advising corporations, directors, and officers on litigation, corporate governance, risk management, employment matters, and intellectual property issues. The National Law Journal honored him as one of the “Nation's Top Litigators,” and as one of the Top 10 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Chambers USA’s America's Leading Lawyers for Business reported that his peers characterized him as a "well-prepared, thorough and aggressive litigator,” and as "extremely smart" with a “razor-sharp mind.” He has written three books on Law, including Lender Liability and Banking Litigation, Business and Commercial Litigation: A Trial Lawyer’s Guide, and The Civil RICO Primer. A Trial Magazine review commended Business and Commercial Litigation as "an exemplary trial advocate’s handbook and ‘how to’ manual for commercial law practice.”

In history, Mannino concentrates on topics in American History, including the history of the Supreme Court, business history, and the history of religion in America. He is the author of three books on American History, including Shaping America: The Supreme Court and American Society, Faith of Our Fathers: An American Catholic History, and Politics and American Business: The Growth of Industrial America, 1860-1960. The Supreme Court book was reviewed as "an exceptionally fine volume [in] U.S. constitutional history” in Choice, and as a “masterful survey by a dean of the American bar” by Jerold Solovy, Trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society.

Mannino is a member of the Organization of American Historians, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, and the Order of Malta. He has served on the boards of the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences, and Temple University.

He has taught courses and seminars in American History for six years at the University of Pennsylvania, and for one year at Chestnut Hill College. He also taught courses on Environmental Law and Trial Practice at Temple University School of Law.

He blogs on topics of American history, including on current decisions of the Supreme Court, at www.edmannino.com/blog. His commentary also can be found on Twitter @Edmannino.