For more than 60 years, the name Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald LLP has stood for three basic qualities — integrity, ability and compatibility.

With offices located in Wilkes-Barre and Tunkhannock, our firm is one of the oldest, largest, and best-respected law firms in northeastern Pennsylvania. We have worked hard to earn our reputation for excellence in a wide variety of legal practices, including personal injury litigation. Our team of negligence attorneys is prepared to help our clients seek and obtain justice by holding negligent and reckless individuals and companies accountable for the damage and injuries they have caused.

When litigation is inevitable, turning to a team of trial lawyers with extensive litigation experience is the best way to achieve results. The Litigation Department at Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald, LLP consists of outstanding attorneys who are knowledgeable in various aspects of litigation. With many years of combined experience, these attorneys offer clients throughout Pennsylvania the skillful and determined representation they deserve to meet their legal needs.

  • Commercial Litigation: Business litigation is often complex and protracted, requiring segmenting of responsibilities between a team of experienced attorneys. Our Commercial Litigation Practice Group, led by its chairman Robert D. Schaub, consists of attorneys in the Litigation Department who are highly experienced in commercial litigation matters. The group’s vast knowledge and depth of experience has been applied to a variety of disputes, from securities litigation to contract disputes. Learn More
  • Construction Litigation: Our Construction Law Practice Group has considerable experience in handling complex construction litigation. Lawyers with this group have substantial experience litigating construction disputes based on statutes applicable to both public and private contracting. In addition to jury and bench trials, we are experienced in arbitrating cases before the American Arbitration Association. Learn More
  • Closely Held & Family Owned Business Disputes: Disputes over compensation and shareholder or owner control are common in family-owned and closely held businesses. Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald, LLP attorneys recognize that the need for legal assistance is most important when internal company disputes arise among family members or stakeholders in the company. Learn More
  • Oil & Gas Litigation: If the oil and gas company has breached or failed to perform under the terms of your lease, we are prepared to actively litigate and pursue all avenues to recover compensation for our clients. This might include obtaining damages for damaged property and other harms. Learn More

Other Litigation Services

Employment/Civil Rights Litigation: The Employment/Civil Rights Litigation Practice Group, led by James C. Oschal, represents both public and private-sector clients in litigation in the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, as well as before state and federal administrative agencies. We also have the ability to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York.

Our group defends employers against discrimination and harassment complaints that may be brought in court after the conclusion of the administrative process. We also represent clients in breach of contract, misappropriation and other employment-related claims. In both employment and civil rights litigation, we frequently represent clients in alternative dispute resolution forums such as mediation and arbitration.

We handle matters of constitutional law, including First Amendment free speech violations, Fourth Amendment violations of the right to privacy, 1983 and 1981 actions, as well as discrimination claims.

Workers’ Compensation Litigation: The Workers’ Compensation Practice Group consists of experienced attorneys and paralegals who work closely together to obtain the best possible result for our clients. We represent clients in regard to claims and other issues arising under Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, which governs the payment of workers’ compensation benefits — such as wage loss and medical benefits — to injured employees.

In addition, our clients include employers engaged in manufacturing, construction, health care and service industries, and we have been retained both by insurance carriers and self-insured employers. Our Wilkes-Barre litigation attorneys also regularly counsel our clients on various matters involving workers’ compensation law, such as coverage requirements, modified employment and settlement.

Insurance Defense

The Insurance Defense Practice Group provides experienced, skilled defense to corporations and municipalities on behalf of insurance carriers as well as self-insureds. We have substantial experience in the area of claims arising under Pennsylvania’s Bad Faith Statute. We provide a wide variety of representation in both personal injury and property damage claims, including automobile liability, liquor liability, premises liability, construction liability, professional malpractice including medical, legal and accounting and real estate malpractice, products liability, and first party insurance claims. We represent our clients at all levels of practice before state and federal courts — from magistrate’s court and arbitration-level cases to complex jury trials.


Our attorneys also appear regularly in the appellate courts of both the state and federal systems. We have handled matters in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

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