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Zach Rubinich and Mary Bergmann to present Lorman workers’ compensation webinar on December 11

Zachary M. Rubinich and Mary Bergmann will present a Lorman Education Services workers' compensation webinar on December 11, 2019. The webinar, titled "Workers' Compensation Fundamentals," will cover benefits available to injured workers, the use of medical evidence and witnesses to reduce claim costs, deposition of treating physicians and IME doctors, return-to-work strategies, and mediation and settlement conference strategies. Registration for the webinar is available online HERE.

Zachary M. 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 to the following American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) leadership positions: Vice-Chair of the Litigation and Trial Practice Committee; Vice-Chair of the Appellate Advocacy Committee; member of the Ethics and Professionalism Standing Committee; and member of the CLE Board Committee. These appointments will become effective in September 2019. He is currently 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 this committee for 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. In addition, Zach served 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 eighth consecutive year in 2020. He has been selected as a 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers. He was 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

Mary Bergmann is an associate in the Downtown Manhattan and Long Island offices of Rawle & Henderson LLP. She concentrates her practice in the area of workers’ compensation. She has successfully handled matters before the New York Workers’ Compensation Law Board and appeals in the New York State Court of Appeals, the New York State Appellate Division First, Second and Third Departments, and Appellate Term.  She has also handled matters involving insurance coverage, product liability, casualty and premises liability, auto liability and over-the-road truckers’ liability. She earned her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1985 and her B.A. in Political Science from Fordham University in 1981. Mary is admitted to practice in New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mary can be reached at (516) 294-2001 • mbergmann@rawle.com