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) 564-3600
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

•Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)
•Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
•Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
•National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the Greater Delaware Valley


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.

News & Publications

•Dealing with Experts - What You Should Know
Construction In Brief: Winter 2012
•Habitat for Humanity
June 2012
•Cohen Seglias Grows Construction and Federal Contracting Groups
February 12, 2012


•Are Apps Taking Over the Construction Industry?
August 14, 2013

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Robert John O'Brien

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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