Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads

1701 Market St

Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921
Phone: 215.963.5000
Fax: 215.963.5001
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About the Firm

Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads LLP is a prestigious law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York. A century old law firm, it specializes in trusts and estates, tax, sustainable business, sports and entertainment, real estate, pharmaceutical, nonprofit organizations, maritime law, land use and zoning, international law, intellectual property, immigration, health law, environmental, e-discovery, construction law, business litigation and other areas. Originally founded by Owen J. Roberts, a very  well-known United States Supreme Court judge, Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads LLP today employs a team of dedicated, professional and award winning attorneys.  Its clients range from start-up companies to large corporations.
Stephen A. Madva is the Managing Partner in Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads LLP. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he also practices before the United States Supreme Court. Madva specializes in commercial litigation, class action defense, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy, and antitrust. Ellen C. Brotman is a partner in Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads LLP. A graduate of Albany Law School at Union University, she also practices before the United States Supreme Court, District Court of D.C. and the bars of the states of Pennsylvania and New York. Brotman specializes in complex legal fields such as appellate litigation, professional responsibility law, white collar crime and government investigations. A published author of various scholarly legal publications, she is also a noted speaker on professional responsibility and criminal defense. In recognition of her outstanding services to the legal profession, she has been named amongst The Best Lawyers in America. Gene D. Cohen is another partner in the firm. He obtained his law degree from Temple University School of Law and specializes in commercial litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution. He, too, practices before the United States Supreme Court and has written a number of scholarly articles.
Attorneys at the firm are encouraged to undertake Pro Bono work on behalf of those who deserve legal representation but cannot afford it. They take up cases which are close to their hearts and gain real-life experience in addition to helping the communities within which they work. They attorneys at this firm also serve on the boards of various charitable organizations.


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Areas of Law

  • Admiralty& Transportation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial & Professional Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Computer & Information Technology
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Securities
  • E Commerce & Web Based Business
  • E Discovery
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental
  • First Amendment and Media
  • Franchising and Distribution
  • Government Investigations & White Collar Crime
  • Government Liability & Civil Rights Defense
  • Health Law
  • Higher EducationLaw
  • Immigration & Nationality Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Investment Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Long Term Care
  • Mass Tort Claims
  • Media Talent Representation
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pharmaceutical/ Life Sciences
  • Products Liabilityand Preventive Counseling
  • Professional Responsibility Law
  • Public Election Law
  • Real Estate
  • Representing Individuals
  • Sports, Entertainment & Amusement Law
  • Sustainable Business
  • Tax
  • Trade Secret and Noncompete Litigation
  • Trusts & Estates

Office Location

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

1701 Market St

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