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J. Eric Rathburn, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Business Transactions, Commercial. Member of Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP.


Rathburn, J. Eric was born on October 20, 1959 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ronald Lee and Judith Ann (Brown) Rathburn.


Miami University (Bachelor of Arts, 1981). Dickinson School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1985).


Worked at Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in Administrative Law, Antitrust, Aviation, Bankruptcy/Financial Reorganization, Corporate Finance, Environmental, Estate Planning, Family Law, Gaming, General Civil, Trial and Appellate Practice in all Courts, General Corporate, Healthcare, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor Relations and Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Mergers/Acquisitions, OSHA, Product Liability, Real Estate, Securities, Sports, Tax, Zoning. Admitted to the bar, 1985, Pennsylvania. Editor-in-Chief, Dickinson Law Review, 1984-1985.

Lecturer: Temple University, "Starting a Business," 1989-1990. Pennsylvania Bar Institute, "Organizing Your Law Firm," 1996. Board of Trustees, Dickinson School of Law, 1990-1993.

Since its founding over eighty years ago, Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP has been numbered among Philadelphia's preeminent law firms. Recognized both nationally and locally for quality legal services, the Firm practices in virtually every area of the law on behalf of a broad spectrum of interests.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.


Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Trustee Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, since 1990. Director Dickinson School Law Alumni Association, Carlisle, since 1990. Volunteer Neighbors for Ellen Fischer State Republican, Havertown, Pennsylvania, 1992.

Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association (corporation law committee, young lawyer section 1988-1990), Pennsylvania Bar Association (corporation banking and business law section since 1986, environm, mineral and natural resources section since 1991).


Married Lisa Jean Passe, February 20, 1982. Children: Jeffrey Eric, Allison Elizabeth.