Richard Ernest Stabinski Edit Profile
Rutgers University (Bachelor of Arts, 1980). Vanderbilt University (Juris Doctor, 1985). Spoken languages: Italian.
Worked at Phelan, Pettit & Biedrzycki (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in Civil Practice in all Courts. Commercial, Environmental and Construction Litigation, Products Liability, Personal Injury and Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1985, Illinois and United States.
District Court, Northern District of Illinois. 1987, Pennsylvania; 1988, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and United States.
Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. 1989, United States. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. 1990, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Henry Rutgers Scholar. Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1984-1985. Member: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.
Phelan, Pettit & Biedrzycki, formed on August 1, 1996, continues the practice of the Law Firm of Phillips and Phelan co-founded by John Phelan on April 6, 1981. Mr. Phelan served as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, following which he rejoined the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius where he was involved in major civil litigation matters. Richard Biedrzycki, following a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul M. Chalfin of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, joined the firm of Cozen, Begier and O'Connor in 1980 as an Associate and was extensively involved in complex civil litigation matters.
Mr. Biedrzycki joined the firm of Phillips and Phelan in 1982 and has represented numerous major corporations in the oil, chemical and transportation industries in the defense of toxic tort and miscellaneous commercial and personal injury claims. He has also represented various companies and individuals in the defense of employment discrimination claims. Jeffrey Pettit followed Mr.
Biedrzycki to Phillips and Phelan in 1990 after working as an Associate and Partner for fifteen years at Hepburn, Willcox, Hamilton & Putnam. He continued his practice of representing major corporations in toxic tort and commercial litigation, as well as management in labor and personnel issues including equal employment opportunity litigation. He has lectured on employment matters for the American College of Medical Physics and the Pennsylvania Community Providers Association.
President, secretary Young Philadelphians for the Homeless, 1988-1992. Staff numerous state and local political campaigns. Member Democratic Leadership Council, since 1989, Pennsylvania Democratic Leadership Council, since 1992.
Board directors Homeless Advocacy Project, since 1992.