Twitter LinkedIn
Robert M. Britton

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1970) Law Review: Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review, 1968 - 1970
  • Michigan State University (B.A., 1967)

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Robert M. Britton

Principal

Philadelphia

(215) 587-1031

(215) 320-4147 Fax

rbritton@postschell.com

Robert M. Britton is a Principal in the Firm's Casualty Litigation Department. He has been involved in all aspects of negligence defense work with particular emphasis on the litigation of construction claims, both defect and personal injury, products liability, toxic tort and professional malpractice. Mr. Britton has tried to verdict more than 100 jury trials in both Federal and State Courts and has been retained as special counsel for product liability cases in West Virginia, New York, New Jersey and other states. He has served as lead counsel for breast implant litigation, the Factor Concentrate class action litigation, national counsel for both an asbestos mining and manufacturing entity and is regional counsel for manufacturers of bicycles, helmets, and numerous equipment manufacturers. He also played a major role in the defense of the Meridian Fire litigation, a catastrophic high rise fire which involved almost $1 billion in claims. Where Mr. Britton serves as national counsel, his role is the development of an overall litigation strategy, involvement in significant depositions and trying crisis cases where the client's exposure is great.

The Best Lawyers in America©, a highly respected peer-reviewed publication, has selected Mr. Britton for inclusion in its 25th Anniversary Edition and in its 9th and 10th edition, and in the most recent edition in 2016. Mr. Britton was also selected for inclusion in its most recent 2016 Edition in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants) Law. Martindale Hubbell's peer review process earned Mr. Britton an AV rating.  In 2018 and several preceding years, Mr. Britton was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by his peers as published by American Lawyer Media and Philadelphia Magazine.  In 2012 and 2013, he was also listed in Super Lawyers Business Edition. For information about these selections and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.