As a result of its centralized location and its position as state capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg plays a major role in litigation in Pennsylvania. In addition, with the emergence of business unrestricted by geographical boundaries, many companies have been pressed into pursuing or defending lawsuits filed in Harrisburg.
Since 1935, Rhoads & Sinon has served as Pennsylvania local counsel for businesses and law firms throughout the United States and abroad. Because we are one of the largest firms in Pennsylvania headquartered outside of Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, and because of our commitment to technology, we are uniquely able to provide the services necessary in the event local counsel is required in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania or in other courts throughout Pennsylvania is required.
Our substantial experience in the federal courts of Pennsylvania, as well as nearly every County Court of Common Pleas, can provide critical assistance in all areas of litigation. A number of our attorneys have served judicial clerkships at the federal level, the state appellate court level and the state trial court level. As a result, we are well versed in the applicable local rules, the nuances of the courts, and the likes and dislikes of the judges. The clients and law firms that have engaged us as local counsel have found those services invaluable to their litigation efforts.
We have served as local counsel throughout Pennsylvania for some of the nation's largest companies and law firms, as well as for start-up businesses and sole practitioners. Our role as local counsel is dictated by the needs and desires of the client and their general counsel. From the most complex intellectual property litigation to the most routine commercial litigation disputes, Rhoads & Sinon can provide whatever services are required to obtain success in litigation.
Rhoads & Sinon is committed to enhancing the diversity of our workplace through the recruitment, hiring, retention, training, professional development and advancement of a diverse group of attorneys and employees on the basis of demonstrated merit and performance.
We also strive to maintain and promote an inclusive culture in which individual differences are respected, appreciated, recognized and valued as qualities that strengthen our working environment and contribute to our ability to serve our clients.