Robin concentrates her practice in the defense of medical malpractice and school civil rights, including education and employment law. Throughout her 20-year career with Marshall Dennehey, Robin has tried more than 30 cases to verdict, including medical malpractice, civil rights, motor vehicle and premises liability cases.
As the managing attorney of the firm's Scranton office, Robin is responsible for the day-to-day operations and supervision of staff. In addition, she provides leadership for the office's Health Care and Casualty departments. In December 2012, Robin became a member of the firm's board of directors, serving as a senior vice president.
Robin is a 1987 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. Following graduation, she worked with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and attended law school at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. During her last year of law school and for a short period of time immediately following graduation in 1993, Robin clerked for Judge Jacobs in the Court of Chancery in Wilmington, Delaware.
Robin is a member of the Lackawanna Bar Association, serving on its Civil Rules Committee. She is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
•Taking a Closer Look at how Student Records are Defined, National Business Institute's Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights Seminar, Scranton, Pennsylvania, June 7, 2013
•The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act, National Business Institute's Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights Seminar, Scranton, Pennsylvania, June 7, 2013
•Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition, ASHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Harbor, MD, October 9, 2012
•Remedies: IDEA v. Section 504, Panel Discussion - 38th Annual Education Law Conference, Lehigh University College of Education, May 2010
•Charting Pitfalls, NOR - PANPHA, An Association of Pennsylvania Nonprofit Senior Services, Continuing Education Conference, April 2009
•Americans with Disabilities Act Update, New Realities in Employment Law, April 2009
•Overview of Legal Issues Confronting School Districts, Tunkhannock Area School District, January 2009
•Charting Pitfalls, University of Scranton / Wyoming Valley Healthcare System, Inc. School of Nurse Anesthesia, February 2006
•Updates to IDEA, National Business Institute, January 2006
•Medical Malpractice Update, Marshall Dennehey Healthcare Seminar, November 1999
• Recent Appellate Court Cases Applying Pennsylvania's Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, Civil Litigation Update, Winter 2000
• Recent Appellate Court Cases Applying Pennsylvania's MVFRL, Defense Digest, Dec. Vol. 5, No. 6, 1999
• ERISA Subrogation: Who Pays The Litigation Expenses? Defense Digest, Vol. 2, No. 6, 1996
Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Year Joined Organization
On the Pulse...Celebrating Twenty Years of Practice in Scranton
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2013
By Robin B. Snyder, Esq.*In 1992, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin opened its office in Scranton, Pennsylvania, with two lawyers. On November 2, 2012, the Scranton office celebrated its twentieth anniversary and now has 23 lawyers, 5..., Defense Digest, Vol. 19, No. 1, March 2013
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Elects Board of Directors
December 19, 2012
December 2012 - Philadelphia, PA - The Executive Committee of the defense litigation firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin (MDWC&G) is pleased to announce that Robin Snyder, Esq. was elected as a member of the firm's board of directors as well as senior vice president at the annual...
Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition
Conference • Oct 9, 2012
Matthew Keris and Robin Snyder are presenting a concurrent session at the ASHRM 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition addresses issues germane to medical malpractice depositions based...
Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights
Seminar • Jun 6, 2013
This live seminar is designed for teachers and administrators serving grades K-12, principals, vice-principals, superintendents, counselors, school psychologists, guidance counselors, social workers, school nurses and school support staff. School...