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Insurance Office

Location:
Media, Pennsylvania, 19063, United States
Posted:
October 31, 2016

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JOHN C. BOBBER JR., ESQUIRE

*** *. ******** *****

Media, PA 19063

(610) ***-**** (home) (215) ***-**** (cell)

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

The Law Office of Steven L. Chung 2/2013 – present

Represents clients in personal injury, motor vehicle, premises liability, consumer fraud, and employment discrimination claims – from file to trial.

Handles extensive caseload of files with constant client contact and reporting responsibilities, demand negotiation with insurance adjusters, and the administration of all aspects of a client’s case.

Rawle & Henderson LLP 2/2013 – 2/2016

Represented individuals and businesses in the areas of casualty, premises liability, motor vehicle, product liability, employment, and general insurance defense.

Drove a caseload consisting mainly of high profile cases (death, dismemberment, etc.) with seven figure demands brought by preeminent plaintiffs’ firms with direct reporting responsibilities to adjusters regarding legal analysis, litigation planning and case development.

Law Office of John C. Bobber, Jr., Esq. 11/2012 – 3/2013

Ran a general practice focusing in the areas of Commercial and Employment Law, Premises and Products Liability, Insurance Claims, and Motor Vehicle Accidents.

Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers LLP

Philadelphia, PA 2/2003 – 11/2012

Represented employers in human resources and employment issues, including discrimination, harassment and wrongful discharge matters at all stages, including matters pending before the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission; the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations; and in Pennsylvania state and federal courts.

Acted as first chair trial counsel for jury trials in federal and state court in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey on cases involving employment discrimination claims, commercial and consumer fraud litigation, personal injury and motor vehicle claims, motor vehicle dealership litigation, professional liability and general insurance defense.

Counseled employers in the creation and application of workplace policies, including FMLA, ADA, FLSA, wage and hour, and EEO policies, authored numerous articles on employment law, lectured on the latest legal developments in employment law, and provided diversity and anti-harassment training to management and employees.

Served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Employment Group and Co-Vice Chair of the firm’s eDiscovery Group.

Fisher & Zucker LLC

Philadelphia, PA 2/2001 – 2/2003

Controlled and participated in all aspects of federal and state litigation in commercial and franchise lawsuits, including assisting in the litigation of a federal court trial resulting in a defense verdict in a multimillion dollar lawsuit for the firm's biggest client.

Counseled clients in connection with the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, franchise agreements, and corporate and partnership agreements.

Regularly handled all aspects of business/commercial litigation in both federal and state courts.

Coleman Counsel Per Diem, Inc., for Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Philadelphia, PA 2001

Reviewed complex, confidential and privileged documents in preparation for Department of Justice anti-trust investigation regarding a proposed corporate acquisition.

Saul H. Krenzel & Associates

Philadelphia, PA 2000 - 2001

Advised employers and handled cases regarding wage and hour issues, including interpretation and administration of the Fair Labor Standards Act, its amended regulations, and other state and local laws and regulations.

Defended premises liability cases for a large property management firm which represents more than twenty commercial and residential properties in the five county area; managed and prepared all aspects of discovery, including motion practice, deposition and trial preparation in connection with these claims.

Enforced commercial service contracts and employment contracts for a large national communications corporation.

Counseled employers regarding the maintenance and administration of personnel policies in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, e-mail and electronic communication, FMLA policies, and wage and hour issues.

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP / Templeton & Assoc.

Philadelphia, PA 1998 - 2000

Prepared, drafted and filed motions, pleadings, and briefs in federal and state courts dealing with a variety of complex legal issues.

Participated in court proceedings and gained over 300 hours of courtroom experience in a high profile case.

Researched and edited memos for updated edition of The Expert Witness: Law and Practice, which involved a detailed comparison of state and federal rules of evidence and civil procedure in connection with expert witness issues.

Office of Attorney General, Tax Litigation Section

Harrisburg, PA 1996 - 1997

Assisted in the preparation of briefs filed on behalf of the Commonwealth involving the appeal of decisions of the Board of Finance and Revenue and investigated cases for Senior Deputy Attorney General in preparation of settlement conferences.

Reviewed and recommended changes to proposed regulations of the Department of Revenue in a variety of areas, including sales and use tax of computer services.

EDUCATION

Widener University School of Law J.D. awarded May 1997

Memberships: American Bar Association, Law Student Division.

Penn State University B.S. awarded August 1993

Major: Administration of Justice

Emphasis: Computer Science and Mathematics

Honors and activities: Dean’s List; Justice Association; Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (Education, Scholarship, and Philanthropy Committees); and Varsity Tennis.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and pro hac vice admissions to courts in New York, New Jersey and Delaware.



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