Ann Thornton Field is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Tort & Product Liability, Agricultural Chem & Pesticides, Aviation, D&O and Shareholder Litigation, and Consumer Protection Litigation Practice Groups.
Ann’s practice includes representation of corporations in contract and products litigation both as plaintiff and defense counsel. She has tried numerous cases to verdict both in Philadelphia’s notorious state court system and the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, Arkansas, and Georgia, to name a few. She has appeared in cases as trial counsel in numerous other matters throughout the U.S., from Oregon to Florida, and the U.K.
Ann's aviation practice has covered the full scope of the aviation industry, including aircraft and component part manufacturers, fixed base operators, airlines, municipal airport owners and operators, industrial aircraft owners and the estates of persons injured in aircraft accidents.
Ann is involved in her local community where she serves as Chair of the Board of Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania; is on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Police Foundation; on the Board of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Court’s Historical Society; is Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Federal Courts Committee; and is on the Temple University Fox School of Business Board of Visitors.
Nationally, Ann is a Trustee of the National Judicial College and is on the Board of the International Aviation Woman’s Association. She is a frequent speaker on issues related to trial tactics across the country.
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Field was a partner at Cozen O’Connor and served on that firm’s Executive Committee and as Chair of the General Litigation Department.
Georgia Supreme Court
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh and Third Circuits
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia