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Published Date: April 30, 2024

Blue Bell Partners Russell Massey and Adam Lazarow Get a Complete Defense Verdict for a Large Trucking Client

Blue Bell, PA (April 26, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson’s London Practice Group is pleased to announce that at the conclusion of a 3-week trial in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, Part…
Published Date: April 24, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Partners Zachary Rubinich and Jennifer Schwartz Present a Lorman® Live Webinar on April 30, 2024 @1:00 p.m. – Opioids and Workplace Injuries

Philadelphia, PA (April 24, 2024) – Unfortunately accidents and injuries happen in the workplace, and that increases the possibility of opioid-related addiction and morbidity for injured workers. T…
Published Date: April 9, 2024

Philadelphia Partner Jennifer Seme to Co-Chair 32nd Annual Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Spring Conference April 11-13  

Philadelphia, PA (April 9, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson partner Jennifer Seme hopes to see many American Bar Association (ABA) members at the 32nd Annual Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Spring Me…
Published Date: April 4, 2024

Hackensack Partner Floyd Cottrell Presented at the 2024 Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA April 2-4, 2024

Hackensack, NJ (April 4, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson Partner Floyd Cottrell presented two sessions at the annual Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (“CLM”) conference held in San Francisco…
Published Date: April 4, 2024

Philadelphia Partner Catherine Walto Obtains Summary Judgment Dismissal of Defamation Case for Clients in a Family Feud

Philadelphia, PA (April 4, 2024) – Partner Catherine Walto, with the assistance of associate Jennifer Lawson, obtained summary judgment on all claims for her clients in a defamation case in the Cou…
Published Date: April 2, 2024

Hackensack Partner Floyd Cottrell to Serve Another Term as Chair of International Association of Defense Counsel Transportation Committee

Hackensack NJ (March 28, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that partner Floyd G. Cottrell has been appointed to another term as chairperson of the Transportation Committee of…
Published Date: March 29, 2024

New York Partner Maryanne Kolenovsky Obtains a Defense Verdict in Nassau County Medical Malpractice Case

Mineola, NY (March 29, 2024) – On March 22, 2024, Rawle & Henderson New York Partner Maryanne Kolenovsky obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case filed against a breast surgeon …
Published Date: March 20, 2024

Register Now for the March 25th Workers’ Compensation Webinar and Get a Discount!

Philadelphia, PA (March 20, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson attorneys Zachary Rubinich and Daniel Spafford will present a live webinar on March 25th, and will discuss the Workers’ Compensation Handbo…
Published Date: March 20, 2024

Rawle & Henderson LLP Welcomes Jonathan Van Dusen to the New York City Office

New York, NY (March 20, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome Jonathan Van Dusen as an Associate to the firm. He will defend clients in cases involving medical and dental malpractice,…
Published Date: March 20, 2024

Rawle Partner Jennifer Seme to Participate in ABA Section of Litigation Panel Discussion on “How to Try a Class Action”

Philadelphia, PA (March 20, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson partner Jennifer Seme will participate in an American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation panel discussion about “How to Try a Clas…
Published Date: March 18, 2024

Rawle & Henderson LLP Attorneys Charles Fitzpatrick and Patrice O’Brien Obtain a Summary Judgment in a Medical Malpractice Case in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA (March 18, 2024) – Today Rawle & Henderson attorneys Charles Fitzpatrick and Patrice O’Brien obtained summary judgment in a medical malpractice case on behalf of their client, …
Published Date: March 11, 2024

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Rawle & Henderson As One of the Best Law Firms to Work For in the U.S.A.

Philadelphia, PA (March 11, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson, LLP has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report on its prestigious lists of Best Companies to Work For! After receiving this recog…
Published Date: March 7, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Partner Linda DeCorato Receives 2024 Humanitarian Award from Bigs & Littles NYC Mentoring

New York, NY (March 7, 2024) – Linda DeCorato, a Partner in the firm’s New York City office, will be honored with the 2024 Humanitarian Award at the May 8th Annual Spring Gala of the Bigs & Lit…
Published Date: March 7, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Welcomes Grant H. Hackley in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA (March 7, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to welcome Grant H. Hackley as Of Counsel in the Firm’s Pittsburgh office. Mr. Hackley represents corporations, small businesse…
Published Date: February 19, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Attorneys Zachary Rubinich and Daniel Spafford Present a Workers’ Compensation Webinar for Lorman Education Services on March 25th

Philadelphia, PA (February 19, 2024) – Attorneys Zachary Rubinich and Daniel Spafford will present a live webinar on March 25th for Lorman Education Services. The attorneys will discuss the Workers…
Published Date: February 5, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Partner John C. McMeekin II Sworn in to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates

Philadelphia, PA (February 5, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson partner John C. McMeekin II was sworn in as a member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) House of Delegates on Monday, February 5.  H…
Published Date: February 2, 2024

Partners Sheila O’Donnell and Law Wright in London Meeting Clients and Colleagues Week of February 5th

Philadelphia, PA (February 2, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson Partners Sheila O’Donnell and Law Wright will be in London meeting with clients and other colleagues the week of February 5th.  On Februa…
Published Date: January 25, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Promotes NY Attorney Luke S. Shemeth to Of Counsel

New York, NY (January 25, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Luke S. Shemeth has been promoted to Of Counsel to the firm. Mr. Shemeth is an experienced litigator who hand…
Published Date: January 24, 2024

David J. Burns, Jr. Joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

Hackensack NJ (January 24, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome David J. Burns, Jr. as an Associate in the firm’s Hackensack, NJ office.  Mr. Burns is a member of the Commercial Moto…
Published Date: January 19, 2024

Rawle & Henderson Promotes Two Pennsylvania Attorneys to Partner

Philadelphia PA (February 1, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Philadelphia attorneys Anisha S. Abraham and Jennifer L. Seme have been promoted to partner. “As the oldes…
Published Date: January 17, 2024

Patrick T. Finnegan Welcomed as Newest Rawle & Henderson Partner

Philadelphia PA (January 17, 2024) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to welcome Patrick T. Finnegan to the firm as a Partner in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Finnegan is a veteran civil defense…
Published Date: January 15, 2024

Workers’ Compensation Judge Grants Petition to Terminate Benefits For Zachary M. Rubinich’s Client

Philadelphia PA (January 15, 2024) – Partner Zachary M. Rubinich obtained a favorable decision from a workers’ compensation judge (WCJ) granting a Petition to Terminate compensation benefits on Jan…
Published Date: December 19, 2023

John C. McMeekin II Elected to the Executive Committee of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Continuing Tradition Begun by Firm Founder William Rawle in 1824

Philadelphia, PA (December 19, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson Partner John C. McMeekin II was elected to the Executive Committee of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) at their 199th annual…
Published Date: December 13, 2023

Philadelphia Partner John H. McCarthy Retires From Rawle & Henderson LLP

Philadelphia, PA (December 14, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP announces that its Partner, John H. McCarthy will retire at the end of the year after a 41-year career at the firm. John McCarthy jo…
Published Date: November 28, 2023

Charles A. Buechel, Jr. Celebrates 50 Years in Legal Practice

Pittsburgh, PA (November 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP congratulates Charles A. Buechel, Jr. for 50 years of practicing law.  On November 16th the Allegheny County Bar Association celebrated Mr…
Published Date: November 20, 2023

Hudson County NJ Superior Court Grants Motion to Dismiss on the Basis of the “Economic Loss Rule” for Rawle’s Hackensack Partners

Hackensack NJ (November 15, 2023) –  Rawle & Henderson LLP attorneys Adam Kominsky and Floyd Cottrell obtained the dismissal of Plaintiff’s complaint for “failure to state a cause of action” in…
Published Date: November 9, 2023

William J. Carr Prevails On All Claims in AAA Arbitration for FinTech Client

Philadelphia PA (November 3, 2023) – William J. Carr, a partner in Rawle’s Philadelphia office, successfully obtained a defense judgment in a commercial litigation matter in favor of a global finan…
Published Date: November 2, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Litigators Anisha Abraham, Jennifer Seme and Eric Falk Attend Defense Research Institute’s 2023 Asbestos Medicine Seminar in Austin

Philadelphia PA (November 2, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson attorneys Anisha Abraham, Jennifer Seme and Eric Falk will be in Austin, TX on November 15-17 to learn about the biggest challenges and op…
Published Date: October 30, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Brett Wolfson and Team Donna Ride Again in the Annual Multiple Sclerosis City to Shore Fundraiser!

Philadelphia PA (October 30, 2023) – For the 16th year, Rawle & Henderson’s Philadelphia partner Brett Wolfson cycled from Cherry Hill NJ to Ocean City NJ – more than 75 miles! – raising money …
Published Date: October 30, 2023

Jennifer Seme Will See You in San Diego Next Week, at the 2023 Women in Litigation Conference!

Philadelphia, PA (October 25, 2023) – Jennifer L. Seme, a member of Rawle & Henderson’s products and construction liability practice groups, will attend the American Bar Association (ABA) Secti…
Published Date: October 26, 2023

Rawle & Henderson LLP Has a New Address in Wilmington DE!

Wilmington DE (October 26, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce a new address for its Wilmington, DE office. Partners Joelle Florax and Claudio J. DiPaolo, along with Of Counsel Kar…
Published Date: October 23, 2023

Hackensack Attorney Obtain Summary Judgment in Shopping Mall Slip-and-Fall Case

Hackensack, NJ (October 19, 2023) – Today Rawle & Henderson LLP attorney Richard Imossi obtained a Summary Judgment in Essex County New Jersey Superior Court, on behalf of their clients, a NJ s…
Published Date: October 23, 2023

Partner Floyd Cottrell Presents CLM Webinar on “Defending Damages and Traumatic Brain Injury” on November 2, 2023

Hackensack, NJ (October 23, 2023) – On Thursday, November 2 Floyd Cottrell, a partner in Rawle’s Hackensack NJ office, will present tips and strategies for defending claims and possibly preempting,…
Published Date: October 5, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Attorneys Continue ABA Leadership at the TIPS Fall Meeting

Philadelphia PA (October 5, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson attorneys are attending the upcoming American Bar Association (ABA) Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Fall Meeting October 1…
Published Date: October 5, 2023

Rawle & Henderson LLP Partner Iolanda D’Ambrosi-Francavilla Speaks to Future Lawyers at her Alma Mater St. John’s University

New York, NY (October 4, 2023) – Iolanda D’Ambrosi-Francavilla, a partner in Rawle & Henderson’s New York City office, was invited to speak to students in a legal studies class at St. John’s Un…
Published Date: October 2, 2023

Rawle & Henderson New York Attorneys Named 2023 Super Lawyers

New York, NY (September 28, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that four attorneys in its New York City office have been designated as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by Thomso…
Published Date: October 2, 2023

Rawle & Henderson LLP Partner John McMeekin to Lead American Bar Association’s 2023-2024 Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Leadership Academy

Philadelphia PA (October 2, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP partner John C. McMeekin II will serve as the Co-Chair of the 2023-2024 Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Leadership Academy, wh…
Published Date: September 29, 2023

The Legal Intelligencer Has Published an Article by Partner Zachary M. Rubinich

Philadelphia PA (September 28, 2023) – The Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania’s daily legal newspaper, has published an article by Rawle Partner Zachary M. Rubinich. Entitled Workers’ Compensation C…
Published Date: September 22, 2023

Shannon M. Porterfield Joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

Harrisburg PA (September 22, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome Shannon M. Porterfield as an Associate in the firm’s Harrisburg PA office.  Ms. Porterfield is a member of the Comme…
Published Date: September 13, 2023

John C. McMeekin Presents “Going Off the Rails” at the Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues’ Annual Conference September 29 at the Union League Club of Chicago

Philadelphia PA (September 13, 2023) – John McMeekin II, partner with Rawle & Henderson LLP, will speak on the litigation and regulatory risks of transporting hazardous materials by railway at …
Published Date: September 13, 2023

NYC Partner Richard B. Polner Obtains Summary Judgment Dismissal in Trip-and-Fall Case for Plumbing Company

New York, NY (September 11, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson Partner Richard B. Polner obtained a Summary Judgment in New York Supreme Court, Kings County, on September 6, 2023 on behalf of his client…
Published Date: September 11, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Partners Attend WSIA Marketplace in San Diego, CA September 17-19

  Sheila and Law are looking forward to another successful WSIA and seeing everyone again in San Diego! Feel free to contact them by email, lwright@rawle.com and sodonnell@rawle.com.
Published Date: August 17, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Zachary M. Rubinich Writes Lead Article for the ABA TIPS Summer 2023 Newsletter

Philadelphia PA (August 17, 2023) – Zachary M. Rubinich, a member of Rawle’s Workers’ Compensation practice group, wrote the lead article in the Summer 2023 Newsletter of the Tort Trial and Insuran…
Published Date: August 17, 2023

Jennifer Ann Lawson Joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

Philadelphia PA, (August 16, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome Jennifer Ann Lawson as an Associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Lawson is a member of the Premises Liabil…
Published Date: August 15, 2023

Hackensack Partner Floyd Cottrell Appointed Chair of IADC Transportation Committee

Contributed an Article to July 2023 Issue of Commercial Carrier Journal Hackensack NJ (August 15, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce that partner Floyd G. Cottrell has been appoin…
Published Date: August 7, 2023

Daniel G. Spafford Joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

Philadelphia PA (August 4, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome Daniel G. Spafford to the firm. He joins as Of Counsel, and resides in the Philadelphia office.  He began his legal ca…
Published Date: August 4, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Promotes New York Associate Michael L. Moretti III to Of Counsel

New York NY (August 3, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Michael L. Moretti III has been promoted to Of Counsel to the firm. Michael joined the firm as an associate in 2…
Published Date: August 2, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Promotes Two Pennsylvania Attorneys to Partner

Philadelphia PA (August 2, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of two attorneys in their Pennsylvania offices to partner. Jennifer F. Schwartz joined the firm as …
Published Date: July 31, 2023

William J. Carr Gets a Win in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas for FinTech Client

Philadelphia PA (July 20, 2023) – William J. Carr, a partner in Rawle’s Philadelphia office, successfully obtained a defense verdict in a commercial litigation matter against a global financial tec…
Published Date: July 25, 2023

New York Partner Anthony D. Luis Obtains a Defense Verdict for National Commercial Trucking Company and its Driver

New York NY (July 24, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that partner Anthony D. Luis obtained a defense verdict for a national commercial trucking company and its driver, in …
Published Date: July 20, 2023

Zachary M. Rubinich Presents Workers’ Compensation Seminar for Lorman Education Services

Philadelphia PA (July 19, 2023) – Zachary Rubinich, a partner in Rawle’s Philadelphia office, presented a national legal education webinar for Lorman Education Services on July 19, 2023. The topic …
Published Date: July 15, 2023

Partner Floyd Cottrell a Faculty Member at CLM Claims College in Baltimore MD August 16-19

HACKENSACK NJ (July 14, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson partner Floyd Cottrell will participate in the Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Claims College on August 16-19 in Baltimore, MD. He will teac…
Published Date: July 15, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Zachary M. Rubinich Quoted in Business Insurance Magazine

The July/August edition of Business Insurance magazine contains a quote from Zachary M. Rubinich. When Sex Crimes Take Place in the Workplace, can be read using this link: https://www.businessinsur…
Published Date: July 7, 2023

Brett A. Wolfson Gets Defense Verdict for Client in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia PA (July 3, 2023) – Partner Brett Wolfson obtained a defense verdict for a plumbing contractor in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on June 30, 2023. The…
Published Date: June 30, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Attorneys in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and West Virginia Named 2023 Super Lawyers

Philadelphia PA (June 30, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that five  attorneys in its Pennsylvania, New Jersey and West Virginia offices have been designated as Super Lawye…
Published Date: June 27, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Executive Committee Chairman John C. McMeekin, II Joins Board of Public Health Management Corporation

Philadelphia PA (June 26, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP Executive Committee Chairman John C. McMeekin, II, has been invited to join the board of directors of the Public Health Management Corpor…
Published Date: June 26, 2023

Adam G. Kominsky and Richard T. Imossi Join Rawle & Henderson LLP

Hackensack NJ (June 12, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson is pleased to welcome two seasoned defense litigators to its Hackensack office. Adam G. Kominsky joins as Partner, defending all aspects of ins…
Published Date: June 20, 2023

Robert Fitch Obtains Defense Verdict in a Plastic Surgery Medical Malpractice Action in Richmond County New York Supreme Court

New York NY (June 13, 2023) – Partner Robert A. Fitch obtained a defense verdict for a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in the Supreme Court of New York, Richmond County on June 9, 2023. The case…
Published Date: June 16, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Honors the Juneteenth Holiday

Monday marks the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, which was officially declared a federal holiday in 2021.  Rawle & Henderson will be closed on Monday in honor of the holiday. Juneteenth acknow…
Published Date: June 7, 2023

Adam Lazarow Joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

PUBLISHED ON JUNE 7, 2023 Philadelphia PA (June 7, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to welcome Adam Lazarow to Rawle & Henderson. He joins the firm as a Partner and will reside in R…
Published Date: May 26, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Catherine Walto Successfully Defends Cemetery Client in Binding Arbitration

Rawle partner Catherine Walto of the Philadelphia Office successfully defended a cemetery client in a binding arbitration on May 25, 2023 where the client was alleged to have negligently cremated t…
Published Date: May 23, 2023

Rawle Partner William Spiegel Presents Full Day Mock Trial to NYU Dental School Graduating Class.

On May 19th 2023,  Rawle partner William Spiegel presented a full-day mock trial to the graduating class of New York University’s Dental School. The live presentation was attended by nearly 300 stu…
Published Date: May 17, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Zachary M. Rubinich Recertified as Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law

Rawle & Henderson LLP congratulates partner Zachary M. Rubinich for being recertified as a Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section …
Published Date: May 12, 2023

Michael J. Dunn and Elizabeth Chambers-Hickman Join Rawle & Henderson LLP

Philadelphia PA (May 12, 2023) – Rawle & Henderson, LLP is pleased to announce the lawyers and staff from the New Jersey law firm of Dunn & Associates, which include Michael J. Dunn and Eli…
Published Date: May 10, 2023

Rawle Partner Maryanne Kolenovsky Wins Another New York Dental Malpractice Case

For the second time in just 30 days, Rawle & Henderson Partner Maryanne Kolenovsky successfully obtained a defense verdict in a dental malpractice case. Her latest victory occurred on May 4th, …
Published Date: May 9, 2023

Philadelphia Attorney Charles A. Fitzpatrick, III Honored with Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent Attorney Designation for 38th Straight Year

For the 38th year in a row, Of Counsel Charles A. Fitzpatrick III has been honored as one of Martindale-Hubbell’s 2023 AV Preeminent Attorneys. For more than 130 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been …
Published Date: April 28, 2023

Rawle Partner Anthony D. Luis Obtains Defense Verdict in Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage Case

  Anthony D. Luis obtained a defense verdict in a motor vehicle insurance coverage case where the Orange County Supreme Court held a framed issue hearing to determine whether an insurer was li…
Published Date: April 27, 2023

Rawle Partner Zachary M. Rubinich Named as a 2023 Top Lawyer by Main Line Today

Rawle & Henderson LLP Partner Zachary M. Rubinich has been honored as one of Main Line Today’s 2023 Top Lawyers. Mr. Rubinich was selected by his peers as the best in the profession in the fiel…
Published Date: February 24, 2023

John C. McMeekin II to Present on Risk Transfer at Annual CLM Meeting in Tampa Bay

John McMeekin will be presenting on Risk Transfer and the defense of excess exposure cases on March 30, 2023, at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) 2023 Annual meeting in Tampa, Fl…
Published Date: February 15, 2023

Sebastian Goldstein Appointed to Serve as New Jersey Assistant Attorney General

Philadelphia, PA – Rawle & Henderson LLC, the nation’s oldest law firm in continuous practice, announces today that Sebastian Goldstein has been appointed to serve as an Assistant Attorney General …
Published Date: February 10, 2023

Philadelphia Partner Brett A. Wolfson to be honored for Child Advocacy

On April 19th, the Support Center for Child Advocates (SCCA) will honor Philadelphia Partner Brett A. Wolfson with the Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children award. The Support Center fo…
Published Date: February 10, 2023

John C. McMeekin II Elected to American Bar Association’s House of Delegates

We are pleased to announce that John C. McMeekin II has been elected to a three-year term to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association (ABA). The House of Delegates collaborate to disc…
Published Date: January 9, 2023

Rawle & Henderson Announces the Promotion of Six New Firm Partners

Rawle & Henderson, LLP is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been promoted to Partners of the Firm: Matthew Chapman, Susan Dean, Joelle Florax, Iolanda D’Ambrosi-Francavilla,…
Published Date: December 12, 2022

Ramzy M. Dawoud Joins Rawle & Henderson’s NYC Office

Ramzy M. Dawoud has joined our New York City office as an Associate. Previously serving as Field Counsel at a large insurance company, Mr. Dawoud represented insured clients in matters that includ…
Published Date: November 15, 2022

Three Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Partners named 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Rawle & Henderson LLP, is excited to announce that Partners Claudio DiPaolo, Carl Buchholz and John Snyder have been named 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Every year, Super Lawyers are selecte…
Published Date: November 14, 2022

Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Of Counsel Matthew Chapman’s Wife Wins Senate Seat

Rawle & Henderson, LLP, congratulates Laura Wakim-Chapman, wife of Matt Chapman, Of Counsel in our West Virginia office, on her election as a West Virginia State Senator. Ms. Wakim-Chapman, who…
Published Date: November 10, 2022

Partner William S. Spiegel Obtains Defense Verdict in Professional Liability Case

William S. Spiegel obtained a unanimous defense verdict in a professional liability case where the New York Supreme Court made the rare decision to allow a jury to consider a post-traumatic stress …
Published Date: October 21, 2022

Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Partner Zachary Rubinich honored with ABA Presidential Appointment

Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce that Zachary Rubinich has received a Presidential Appointment from the American Bar Association as a Member of the ABA’s Legal Opportunity Scholarship C…
Published Date: October 12, 2022

Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Partner Brett Wolfson rides in annual MS fundraiser

On September 24th, Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Partner Brett Wolfson participated in an annual fundraiser to support the National MS Society. Mr. Wolfson rode his bike from Cherry Hill, NJ to Ocean…
Published Date: October 3, 2022

Rawle & Henderson announces significant expansion of New York offices with the addition of seven medical malpractice defense and family law attorneys

Rawle & Henderson, LLP, is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its New York Offices with the additions of Attorneys Linda DeCorato, Tania Pinnock, John T. Evans, Danielle Marino, Mic…
Published Date: October 3, 2022

Rawle & Henderson LLP Partner, Scott Griffith presents at the 28th Annual National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI)

Scott Griffith gave a presentation on “The Changing Landscape of Traditional Statutes of Limitation and The Impact on Claims Investigation” at the 28th Annual National Forum for Environmental &amp…
Published Date: August 10, 2022

Rawle & Henderson LLP Partner, Floyd Cottrell, Reappointed for Seventh Year as Faculty at CLM Claims College

Mr. Cottrell, a Partner in Rawle & Henderson’s Hackensack, NJ office, is being reappointed his seventh straight  year as a faculty at the Claims & Litigated Management Alliance Claims Colle…
Published Date: June 21, 2022

Rawle & Henderson LLP welcomes Jennifer Chun Strawn To Firm

Jennifer Chun Strawn works in the Blue Bell office of Rawle & Henderson. Ms. Strawn joins Rawle & Henderson, LLP, where she will handle matters related to insurance coverage, casualty, prof…
Published Date: June 8, 2022

Rawle & Henderson LLP announces Suzanne Curran Murphy has become a partner at firm

Suzanne Curran Murphy is in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson.  Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce that Suzanne Curran Murphy has become a partner at the Firm. Ms. Murphy, …
Published Date: June 2, 2022

Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce that Cottrell Law Group has joined the firm and the opening of offices in Hackensack, New Jersey

Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that The Cottrell Law Group has joined the firm. The Cottrell Law Group was founded by Floyd G. Cottrell, Esq., in 2003 after he served as the manag…
Published Date: May 27, 2022

Favorable Order obtained from Commonwealth Court in Workers’ Compensation Matter

Rawle & Henderson Workers’ Compensation Partner, Zachary Rubinich, recently received a favorable Order from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, which, concluded that neither the Workers’ Co…
Published Date: May 17, 2022

Rawle & Henderson LLP welcomes new of counsel to the firm.

Jennifer L. Seme joins the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson. Jennifer L. Seme has joined the firm as an Of Counsel in the Philadelphia office. She concentrates her law practice in the a…
Published Date: February 23, 2022

Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms Summary Judgment Secured by Rawle Attorneys John C. McMeekin II and David Samlin Upholding the Validity and Enforceability of A Release and Waiver in a Gym Contract

On February 18, 2022, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued a published opinion affirming the summary judgment in Milshteyn v. Fitness International, et al., No. 452 EDA 2021 (Pa. Super., Feb, 18,…
Published Date: November 16, 2021

Wright & O’Donnell, P.C. and Rawle & Henderson LLP are excited to announce that they have joined forces.

Lawrence Wright & Sheila O’Donnell established Wright & O’Donnell in 1995, and have been representing clients in a wide range of matters over the past 26+ years.  Its clients include those …
Published Date: October 13, 2021

William Spiegel will be presenting a lecture on “Malpractice, Disciplinary Proceedings and Risk Management”

William Spiegel, a partner at Rawle & Henderson, will be presenting a lecture on “Malpractice, Disciplinary Proceedings and Risk Management” to the post graduate specialty residents of the New …
Published Date: September 23, 2021

John C. McMeekin II will be presenting a course entitled “Defending Nuisance Claims”

John C. McMeekin II will be presenting a course entitled “Defending Nuisance Claims” at the 27th annual National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI)  (Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2021) in …
Published Date: September 23, 2021

Zachary Rubinich Obtains Dismissal of Claim Petition in Workers’ Compensation Litigation

Zachary Rubinich, a Partner in our Philadelphia, PA office, recently obtained a favorable decision from a Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Judge which denied and dismissed a Claim Petition seekin…
Published Date: June 22, 2021

John C. McMeekin II elected to the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

We are pleased to announce that John C. McMeekin II, a member of Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Executive Committee was unanimously elected to the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of Penns…
Published Date: May 21, 2021

Zachary Rubinich Appointed to ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Committee

Rawle and Henderson is pleased to announce that Zachary Rubinich has received an American Bar Association Presidential Appointment as a Member of the ABA’s Legal Opportunity Scholarship Committee f…
Published Date: November 23, 2020

Favorable Order from Commonwealth Ct. of PA on extra-territorial jurisdiction issue in WC case

Rawle & Henderson LLP obtained a favorable Opinion and Order from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on January 18, 2019, holding that a Claimant’s employment, at the time of his injury, wa…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer, Sept. 3, 2019: John McMeekin elected Chair Elect of ABA TIPS

John C. McMeekin II, a member of Rawle & Henderson’s executive committee, was elected chair elect of the American Bar Association tort trial and insurance practice section at the ABA annual mee…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

John C. McMeekin II elected Chair Elect of ABA TIPS

John C. McMeekin II, a member of Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Executive Committee, was elected Chair Elect of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) at the A…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Rawle & Henderson LLP participates in Support Center for Child Advocates’ 2019 Toy Drive

Rawle & Henderson LLP participated in the Philadelphia Support Center for Child Advocates’ Holiday Toy Drive in December 2019. Patrice S. O’Brien coordinated the collection of gifts for the fir…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer, June 3, 2019: Patrice O’Brien appointed to Hearing Comm. of Disciplinary Bd

Patrice S. O’Brien was appointed as a hearing committee member serving the disciplinary board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Her three-year term is set to begin July 1. Hearing committee mem…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

NJBIZ, October 2, 2019: Nation’s oldest continuing law practice opens Jersey City office

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Published Date: November 19, 2020

Zach Rubinich appointed Chair of ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation & Employers Liability Law Committee

Zachary M. Rubinich, a partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Philadelphia office, was appointed the Chair of the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

PA Workers’ Comp News: Favorable Order in Case Involving Termination Petition

Rawle & Henderson LLP recently obtained a favorable Opinion and Order from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania  which denied and dismissed a Claimant’s Petition for Review challenging a Work…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Patrice O’Brien appointed to Hearing Committee of Disciplinary Board of PA Supreme Court

Patrice S. O’Brien has been appointed as a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Her three-year term begins July 1, 2019. Hearing Committee M…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer, Oct. 1, 2019: Rawle & Henderson LLP Absorbs New York Boutique Spiegel Leffler

The Philadelphia-based litigation firm now has 11 offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region, including new locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Click here for the article publ…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Phila. Business Journal, Oct. 4, 2019: Venerable litigation firm acquires New York boutique

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Published Date: November 19, 2020

Zach Rubinich appointed to ABA TIPS leadership positions

Zachary M. Rubinich, a partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Philadelphia office, has been appointed to the following American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) leadership p…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

New York Law Journal, October 10, 2019: Rawle & Henderson LLP firm expansion

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Published Date: November 19, 2020

Phila. Business Journal ranks R&H in top 25 Philadelphia area law firms in 2019 Book of Lists

The Philadelphia Business Journal has ranked Rawle & Henderson LLP in the top 25 Philadelphia law firms in its 2019 Book of Lists. The firm placed 24th among the top 100 firms named by the Busi…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

NY State Dental Journal to published article co-authored by William Spiegel

The New York State Dental Association published an article co-authored by William S. Spiegel in the January 2020 edition of  The New York State Journal on “The Ethical and Legal Pitfalls Associated…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Brett Wolfson participates in Support Center for Child Advocates’ 2018 Toy Drive

Brett A. Wolfson participated in the Philadelphia Support Center for Child Advocates’ Toy Drive on December 22, 2018. He was a volunteer driver and helped deliver toys and gifts to local children i…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Patrice O’Brien participates in review of breast cancer research program for Dept. of Defense

Patrice S. O’Brien recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) sponsored by the Department of Defense. Patrice was nomina…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Robert A. Fitch selected as a 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyer

Robert A. Fitch has been named a 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters, selects attorneys each year for recognition through a rigorous nomination process tha…
Published Date: November 19, 2020

Fred Buck named Chair of Federal Civil Procedure Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Fred B. Buck, a partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Philadelphia office, was named Chair of the Federal Civil Procedure Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers at the conclusion of th…
Published Date: November 13, 2020

Rosenbaum Recently Closes Six Real Estate Leases, Extensions and Assignments

David Ira Rosenbaum, chairperson of the firm’s Commercial Transaction and Commercial Litigation practice groups, recently negotiated, drafted and closed the following real estate transactions: 1. R…
Published Date: October 30, 2020

Robert Fitch Obtains Defense Verdict in First Post-COVID Trial in NY Supreme Court for Westchester County

Rawle and Henderson is pleased to announce that Robert Fitch, a partner in our Wall Street office, successfully obtained a defense verdict on October 29, 2020 in the first case to be tried in the N…
Published Date: October 29, 2020

David Ira Rosenbaum spoke at the Product Liability Advisory Counsel’s 2020 Virtual Fall Conference

General Counsel David Ira Rosenbaum spoke as a panelist on “THE PANDEMIC PART 2:  WERE THE LEGAL INDUSTRY AND ITS SUPPLIERS READY, HOW DID THEY REACT, AND WHAT CHANGES ARE PERMANENT?, which was par…
Published Date: October 29, 2020

Peter Neeson completes 11 years of service on the Board of Trustees of the NJC

Peter Neeson, Chair of the Firm’s  Environmental, Toxic and Mass Tort Practice Group, recently completed eleven (11) years of service on the Board of Trustees of the National Judicial College(NJC),…
Published Date: August 17, 2020

Rory S. Crowe joins Philadelphia office, focuses on environmental, toxic and mass torts litigation

Rory S. Crowe has joined the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP as an associate. He concentrates his law practice in the area of environmental, toxic and mass torts litigation. …
Published Date: August 17, 2020

Zach Rubinich and Mary Bergmann to present Lorman workers’ compensation webinar on December 11

Zachary M. Rubinich and Mary Bergmann will present a Lorman Education Services workers’ compensation webinar on December 11, 2019. The webinar, titled “Workers’ Compensation Fundamentals,” will cov…
Published Date: August 13, 2020

Anisha S. Abraham joins Philadelphia office as Of Counsel to the Firm, focuses on toxic torts

Anisha S. Abraham has joined the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP as Of Counsel to the Firm. Anisha concentrates her law practice in the areas of environmental, mass and toxic torts…
Published Date: August 13, 2020

Matthew G. Chapman joins West Virginia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP

Matthew G. Chapman has joined the West Virginia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP as an associate. He focuses his law practice on environmental, mass and toxic torts, product liability, construct…
Published Date: August 13, 2020

Edward J. Chiodo joins West Virginia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP as Of Counsel to the Firm

Edward J. Chiodo has joined Rawle & Henderson LLP as Of Counsel to the Firm. Edward works in the West Virginia and Pittsburgh offices. He concentrates his law practice on environmental, mass an…
Published Date: March 30, 2020

William S. Spiegel appointed as a Member of the United States’ Advisory Commission on Childhood Vac

William S. Spiegel has been appointed by Alex Azar, II, Secretary of Health & Human Services, to serve as a member of the United States’  Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV)…
Published Date: October 1, 2019

Rawle & Henderson LLP adds attorneys, announces new offices in NY, NJ and CT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAddress:  1339 Chestnut St., 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19107 Rawle & Henderson adds six attorneys, announces expansion in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut …
Published Date: June 20, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Decision on Bristol-Myers Squibb v Calif Superior Ct

The United States Supreme Court handed down its latest opinion yesterday reigning in the improper exercise of personal jurisdiction over out-of-state corporations in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. S…
Published Date: May 30, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Decision on BNSF v. Tyrrell

In the recent decision in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, the United States Supreme Court further confirmed that states lack the power to hail foreign corporations, even those conducting substantial…
Published Date: October 13, 2014

Neeson speaks at NJC Reception in Upper Great Hall of U.S. Supreme Court

Peter Neeson (r.) with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Dean Emeritus of the Boston University School of Law Ronald A. Cass (far left) at a reception for the National Judicia…
Published Date: August 11, 2014

Zach Rubinich joins Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Workers’ Compensation section

Zachary M. Rubinich has joined Rawle & Henderson as a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office. He focuses his practice on the defense of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-…
Published Date: June 18, 2014

Rawle & Henderson LLP announces opening of Long Island office

LONG ISLAND, NY – June 2, 2014 – Rawle & Henderson LLP, one of the nation’s most prestigious law firms, and recognized by the ABA Journal as the oldest in continuous practice in the…
Published Date: May 13, 2014

Philadelphia Inquirer features Rawle & Henderson LLP in its May 6 issue

The May 6, 2014 issue of The Philadelphia Inquirer included a feature story on Rawle & Henderson, recognizing it as the oldest law firm in the United States. In “Looking back…
Published Date: February 1, 2014

ABA JOURNAL features Rawle & Henderson LLP

The February 2014 issue of the ABA Journal includes a feature story on Rawle & Henderson, recognizing it as the oldest law firm in the United States. In “The Old One: Ph…
Published Date: February 27, 2013

Neeson elected Chairman of Board of Trustees of National Judicial College

Peter J. Neeson, a partner in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Judicial College. Neeson’s term begins in Ju…
Published Date: October 25, 2012

Rawle & Henderson LLP contributes to Support Center for Child Advocates

Rawle & Henderson LLP attorneys Tim Abeel and Carl Buchholz participated in the 7th Annual Child Advocates Golf Classic at Huntingdon Valley Country Club on October 1, 201…
Published Date: June 28, 2012

Rawle & Henderson LLP attorneys present U.S. Constitution program to students

Marc F. Ullom (Of Counsel) and Scott F. Griffith (Partner) presented a program on the U.S. Constitution to nearly 30 students and several teachers from Philadelphia’s Holy Cross Pa…
Published Date: June 5, 2012

“HENDERSON FOR HIGGINS” team raises funds to fight breast cancer

Rawle & Henderson employees, family and friends participated on the “HENDERSON FOR HIGGINS” race team in the Philadelphia Komen Race for the Cure May 13, 2012 to raise funds to find a cur…
Published Date: April 30, 2012

“HENDERSON FOR HIGGINS” team participating in Race for the Cure to fight breast cancer

Rawle & Henderson’s “HENDERSON FOR HIGGINS” race team will participate for the fifth straight year in the Philadelphia Komen Race for the Cure on Sunday, May 13, 2012 to help raise funds …
Published Date: March 12, 2012

Buechel joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

Charles A. Buechel, Jr. has joined the firm’s Pittsburgh office as a partner. Mr. Buechel focuses his practice in the areas of insurance coverage, medical professional liability, constructio…
Published Date: January 4, 2012

Buck elected Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fred B. Buck, a partner at Rawle & Henderson LLP, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.  His induction took plac…
Published Date: October 28, 2011

Neeson appointment

Peter J. Neeson, a partner in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP, has been appointed Treasurer of the National Judicial College. Neeson’s appointment began in June 2011. Ne…
Published Date: October 10, 2011

Dennis J. Valenza joins Rawle & Henderson LLP

PHILADELPHIA – October 6, 2011 – Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Dennis J. Valenza has joined the firm’s Philadelphia office as Of Counsel. Valenza will focus his practice i…
Published Date: August 11, 2011

2011 Super Lawyers

2011 SUPER LAWYERS Rawle & Henderson LLP is proud to announce that 15 attorneys were named 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics. The process started with thousands of …
Published Date: July 14, 2011

Rawle & Henderson LLP among top fundraisers

PHILADELPHIA – July 14, 2011 – Rawle & Henderson LLP has been named one of the top 100 fundraisers for the 2011 Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure. Rawle & Henderson employees, …
Published Date: June 15, 2010

American College of Transportation Attorneys

TIMOTHY J. ABEEL OF RAWLE & HENDERSON LLPFOUNDING MEMBER OF ACTA(AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRANSPORTATION ATTORNEYS) Timothy J. Abeel, Chair of Rawle & Henderson’s Commercial Motor Vehicle gr…
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