RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP is a Mid-Atlantic regional law firm of over 120 attorneys engaged in a civil litigation and trial practice on the defense side. RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP is devoted to meeting the needs of the new millennium, continuing an unbroken tradition of service over three centuries. Founded as the Rawle Law Offices in 1783, we have been recognized as the oldest law firm in continuous practice in the United States. Read more about RAWLE & HENDERSON's history here.
We serve clients from our law offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and West Virginia.
RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP represents manufacturers of industrial, commercial and consumer products; we represent drug, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers; we represent life, health and disability insurers; we represent owners and architects, prime contractors, general contractors, sub-contractors and construction managers; we represent nationally known retail chains; we represent bus and trucking companies; we defend insurers in coverage actions and prosecute declaratory judgment actions on their behalf; we defend municipalities, hospitals and public authorities; we represent and defend attorneys, accountants, architects and other professionals; we defend shipowners here and abroad; we represent nearly every industry, service and profession. Our cases range from relatively small matters handled by a single attorney to complex litigation, requiring the resources that only a major firm can provide.
RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP has a reputation for tenacity, both in our preparation and in the courtroom. Our fact finding is targeted and complete. We are willing and able to try cases, and we don’t back down. This aggressive attitude promotes the best results, and is a hallmark of our practice.
RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP has assembled one of the best teams of experienced litigation and trial attorneys in the Mid-Atlantic region. With an excellent support staff and state-of-the-art litigation support systems, we handle a demanding case load and apply resources precisely as needed - around the clock, when necessary.
For the second consecutive year, RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP has been selected as a Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies by American Lawyer Media, publishers of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, GlobeSt.com, Insight Conferences, Law.com, Law Journal Press, LegalTech, and The National Law Journal.
The Philadelphia Business Journal has ranked RAWLE & HENDERSON LLP among the top 25 Philadelphia law firms in 2013. The firm placed tied for 20th among the top firms named by the Business Journal. The results were published in the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2013 Book of Lists.