Robert W. Small
Robert W. “Bob” Small, Partner in the Firm’s Philadelphia Office, counsels businesses in a wide range of legal disputes and transactions. For more than 30 years, Bob has focused his practice on general commercial litigation matters, and has litigated those matters in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.
Bob concentrates his practice on commercial litigation arising from all forms of business disputes, including breach of contract, corporate mergers and acquisitions, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, and professional malpractice claims, among others. He is experienced in all phases of commercial litigation, including trial and appellate practice.
In addition to his large law firm experience, Bob also previously served as Assistant General Counsel to two Fortune 500 companies and as such, is sensitive to the needs of corporate law departments to control outside legal costs.
J.D., Temple University School of Law
B.A., Lafayette College
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
Montgomery County Bar Association, Business & Banking and Trial Lawyers Sections
Author, BYOD Policies...Scary Liabilities for the Uninformed Employer. Montgomery County Bar Association Sidebar Magazine. (Spring 2013)
Author, NLRB Ruling Jeopardizes Confidentiality of Internal Investigations. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (October 4, 2012)
Author, EEOC Rules That Gender Identity Discrimination Violates Title VII. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (Summer 2012)
Quoted, How to Keep Medical Practice Peace in a Political Season. American Medical News. (June 11, 2012)
Author, EEOC Issues Guidance on Use of Criminal Records in Employment Decisions. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (Spring 2012)
Author, Protecting Confidential Information & Business Relationships. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. (1989)
Advanced Employment Issues in Pennsylvania. National Business Institute. (July 22, 2013)
Protecting Employer Confidential Information and Business. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. (1989)
Grace Presbyterian Church (Jenkintown, PA)
Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
Chestnut Hill Academy
Northern Children’s Services - Board of Trustees; Governance and Human Resources Committee Member