As a member of the Workers' Compensation Department, Robin focuses her practice on the defense of workers' compensation matters. She represents self-insureds, including temporary employment agencies, warehouses, hospitals and businesses, as well as major insurance carriers and third-party administrators.
Robin partners with employers, brokers and third-party administrators, placing a high priority on consistent communication to best serve the interests of all parties. She tailors her results-driven approach to a client's specific needs, whether it involves litigating a case to conclusion or working toward an early resolution, and she is always mindful of their bottom line.
With more than 20 years of experience practicing exclusively in workers' compensation in the Philadelphia area, Robin has earned a favorable reputation among her peers, judges and the claimant's bar.
Robin is a graduate of Dickinson College, and she received her juris doctor from T.C. Williams School of Law in Richmond, Virginia. She is a member of RIMS, the National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association, and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. She is the former vice president of the Judge Alexander F. Barbieri Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court for Philadelphia, and she served as a past co-chair for the Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
•From Kachinski to Phoenixville Hospital: Proving Earning Capacity in the Modern Era, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 30, 2014
•From Kachinski to Phoenixville Hospital: Proving Earning Capacity in the Modern Era, Philadelphia Bar Association, July 11, 2014
•How to Succeed at Mediations Without Really Trying, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, November 30, 2012
•Co-presenter regarding the use of panel physicians in the workers' compensation arena, Teach and Treat Self-Insured Seminar at Marshall Dennehey, October 21, 2010
•Co-presenter at the Philadelphia Chapter of Occupational Medicine Nurses regarding dissecting medical records, March 24, 2010
•Presenter at Nationwide in-house seminar regarding Medicare fraud, December 10, 2009
•Co-presenter at SRS in-house seminar regarding the Interplan between FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation, October 5, 2001
•Voluntary Retirement Cases: an Evolving Burden of Proof, Pennsylvania Self-Insurer's Association Newsletter, November 2011; Defense Digest, March 2011
•An Overview on the Compensability of Psychiatric Injuries, Counterpoint, October 1995
•Ex parte Contact With a Treating Physician, Counterpoint, July 1993
•Reimbursement of Travel Expenses Under the Workers' Compensation Act, Counterpoint, July 1992
Year Joined Organization: 1992
Voluntary Retirement Cases: an Evolving Burden of Proof
Articles • November 1, 2011
Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Self-Insurer's Association Newsletter, November 2011
Voluntary Retirement Cases: An Evolving Burden of Proof
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2011
Pennsylvania - Workers' Compensation, Key Points:The Day and Robinson cases solidify the burden of proof in voluntary retirement cases to the employer's advantage.Specifically, once the evidence establishes that an employee has..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2011
From Kachinski to Phoenixville Hospital: Proving Earning Capacity in the Modern Era
Seminar • Jul 11, 2014 Robin Romano, a shareholder in the Workers' Compensation Department, is a panelist at the upcoming Philadelphia Bar Association CLE program, From Kachinski to Phoenixville Hospital: Proving Earning Capacity in the Modern Era. This...