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Zach Rubinich speaks at Workers’ Compensation Seminar in Philadelphia on September 27

Zachary M. Rubinich was a panelist at the seminar “Navigating LHWCA and State Workers' Comp Claims” on September 27, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The seminar was presented by the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee and Workers' Compensation Committee of the ABA Torts, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

The program consisted of two one-hour panels. The first panel addressed differences in practice between handling Longshore and Harborworkers’ Compensation Act/Defense Base Act claims, and state workers' compensation claims.  The second panel addressed recent developments in the law and significant case updates in LHWCA/DBA and state workers' compensation practice.

The seminar was held at the Law Office of Freedman & Lorry, P.C., 1601 Market Street, Suite 1500, in Philadelphia.

Zach Rubinich is a partner in our Philadelphia office. He focuses his practice on the defense of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators against workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania. Based on his extensive experience, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section has certified him as Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law. Zach has handled all aspects of litigation before workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  He routinely counsels employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators on claims management, workplace safety, return-to-work programs, employment practices and risk management. Zach has been appointed the Chair of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2018-2019. He served as Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.  In addition, Zach has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the 2017-2018 American Bar Association Standing Committee for Diversity and Inclusion. Zach has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. He has been selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2014.

Zach can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4340 • zrubinich@rawle.com