Paul Rettinger

Paul Rettinger

Of Counsel
Location:
Media, Pennsylvania
Phone:
610-891-9880
Fax:
866-300-7367
Email:
Paul Rettinger joined SFMS in 2004. Paul is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as numerous federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In addition to these courts and jurisdictions, Paul has worked on cases with local counsel and co-counsel throughout the country and internationally.

Paul's practice is concentrated on representing clients in securities, consumer and False Claims Act cases. Paul also is also experienced in handling a variety of antitrust, employment and other complex commercial matters. Finally, Paul has substantial experience representing clients in employee benefit, health and life insurance cases, unfair trade practice and other matters.

Paul earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and did graduate studies in biology and chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pennsylvania. Paul graduated cum laude from the Temple University School of Law in 1996, where he was a member of the Environmental Law Council and the Environmental Law and Technology Journal.

Before entering law school, Paul worked in biomedical research at the Transplant Laboratory of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and at the Cerebrovascular Research Center of the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, Paul served for five years as Assistant Counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP"), primarily in major Superfund litigation. After leaving the DEP, and before joining SFMS, Paul worked as a consultant to the insurance industry, providing training for professional certification examinations for liability underwriters.

Paul is co-author of 'EEG Spectroanalysis of Acute Focal Ischemia Under Halothane Anesthesia Using Glutamate Antagonist MK-801,' published in the Klinikai Kislerleti Kutato es II, Elettani Intezet, SOTE, June 1990; and 'Private Rights of Action Under State Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Acts,' published in the Journal of Insurance Regulation, Spring 1998, v. 16. He resides with his family in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and is active in community affairs.

Areas of Practice

  • Securities
  • Consumer and False Claims Act Cases
  • Antitrust
  • Employment
  • Complex Commercial Matters
  • Employee Benefit
  • Health and Life Insurance Cases
  • Unfair Trade Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 1996
    • Law Journal: Environmental Law and Technology Journal, Member
  • University of Pittsburgh
    • B.S.
  • Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

Past Employment Positions

  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Assistant Counsel

Published Works

  • Co-author, EEG Spectroanalysis of Acute Focal Ischemia Under Halothane Anesthesia Using Glutamate Antagonist MK-801, Klinikai Kislerleti Kutato es II, Elettani Intezet, SOTE, June, 1990
  • Private Rights of Action Under State Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Acts, Insurance Regulation, Spring, 1998