Robert John O'Brien: Lawyer with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Robert John O'Brien


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Practice Areas

  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.564.1700
Fax: 215-564-3066
University University of Michigan, B.A. Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D.
AdmittedPennsylvania; Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

ROBERT JOHN O'BRIEN is an Associate at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC and a member of the Construction Group. Robert primarily focuses his practice on construction litigation.

Robert has experience assisting owners, contractors, subcontractors, and sureties in a broad array of complex, construction-related claims on both public and private projects. He has also assisted clients with contract administration, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Robert is a regular contributor to the Firm's newsletter, Construction in Brief, as well as the Firm's construction blog, Construction Law Signal.

Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Robert worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Linda K. M. Ludgate. During law school, he served as a legal intern at the United States Sentencing Commission and the Investigations Office of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He also clerked in the general counsel's office of a large labor union and participated in Georgetown's Federal Legislation Clinic.


· Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)

· Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

· Alumni Association of the University of Michigan


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Are Apps Taking Over the Construction Industry?
Jennifer M. Horn,Robert John O'Brien, August 17, 2013
Loyal readers will recall our previous discussion regarding the prevalence of tablets and iPads on construction project sites. As the industry becomes increasingly connected, user-friendly apps for mobile devices are changing the way contractors perform their work on a daily basis.
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Robert John O'Brien

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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