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Robert J. Foster, Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Group, handles a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including class actions, minority shareholder disputes, unfair competition claims, Lanham Act claims, personal injury, first-party claims, UM/UIM arbitrations, insurance coverage claims, bad faith and professional liability claims. He also has extensive appellate experience and has been asked to participate as Amicus Curiae by many prestigious organizations including the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Additionally, Rob has been a consultant to many companies regarding indemnification, licensing, trademark and copyright issues.

Rob is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars on a wide range of subjects including indemnification agreements, subrogation and liens, legal research and writing, technology, evidence, discovery, insurance coverage disputes, bad faith and the Fair Share Act. In addition to his lecturing, He has moderated an annual Judicial Forum on litigation techniques which features judges from multiple jurisdictions in the Philadelphia region. The materials prepared for this seminar are used in similar forums conducted across the country.

Rob was an adjunct professor at Drexel University in the LeBow College of Business. From 2001-2018, he served as an adjunct professor at Temple University where he taught Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports and Recreation. He has also taught a similar class at Drexel University in the LeBow College of Business. Rob has been certified by the NFL and NBA Players Associations as a player representative. He has negotiated marketing deals on behalf of athletes and companies, has advised sports facilities, organizations and professional teams on risk management and contractual issues, and has provided consultation and legal services to writers, musicians and professional athletes. Additionally, he has engaged in national webcasts and has written articles on liability matters facing amateur sports organizations.

Rob also serves as Judge Pro Tempore with the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, serving as a settlement master. He regularly serves as an arbitrator, often as the chairperson, and has served as a Special Master at the request of the Court. He applies a neutral view towards any assignment, drawing on his diverse experiences on both sides of civil litigation. His extensive background and exceptional ability to comprehend and break down new and complex legal issues are invaluable assets in these endeavors.

Mini Med School for Attorneys

Title: Mini Med School for AttorneysHost: The National Business Institute Date: March 13, 2020Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Philadelphia, PARegistration: Online Here Join Robert J. Foster, Partner in our Litigation and Insurance…

There Is More to Life Than Billable Hours

Robert J. Foster, Partner in our Philadelphia, PA office, authored an article for the September 23, 2014 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, entitled There Is More to Life Than Billable Hours. The article was…
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