“I walk clients through defining the issues and structuring solutions, helping them get to the end game while forming close, personal relationships.”
Jeff is a litigation and entertainment law attorney, representing clients in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Jeff co-chairs Obermayer’s Litigation Department as well as the firm’s Government Relations Department, is the Chair of the Entertainment Law Group, and he is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Clients appreciate Jeff’s problem-solving approach: a multi-variant analysis involving not only the legal and practical issues involved in a claim or dispute, but also the most cost-effective way to achieve clients’ goals. Jeff’s objectives are to win large cases for litigation clients and to help entertainment law clients get their projects produced.
Jeff has extensive experience in commercial and construction litigation and other business-related issues and needs, including appellate, corporate matters, intellectual property, real estate, and zoning & land use. He is also involved in government and public policy matters, including election law, government contracting, government relations, and local government law.
In addition, Jeff handles commercial, personal injury, and products liability defense claims in addition to a subspecialty in catastrophic losses.
- Adjunct professor, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1986-1991.
- Served for nearly 20 years on the City Planning Commission, as Vice Chairman and later as Chairman.
- Selected for inclusion in 2010 and 2009 as one of the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® as noted in Philadelphia magazine (June editions) and the Law and Politics Magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are chosen based on peer review and independent research by Thomson Reuters, Legal, and recognizes the top 5% of all Pennsylvania attorneys.
Papers and Publications
- Author, How to Take Law Exams, released by Westlaw, Thomson Reuters publishing company. This is the third edition of the book for law school students.
- Co-author, “Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act: Contractors Beware!” (biz570.com; North East Pennsylvania Business Journal, January 8, 2010).
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