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Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Sam L. Warshawer, Jr.
Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer
2032 Chancellor Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
T:Work 215-567-3322
F: Fax215-864-9292
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1975
Education: University of Pennsylvania Law School
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business (80%), Business/Corporate (10%), Schools & Education (10%)
Industry Groups: Commercial Construction, Higher Ed And Public School Construction


Mr. Warshawer graduated from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer in 1976 and is a Vice-President. His practice is concentrated on the fields of construction contract law, including higher ed and public school construction; surety claims; the prosecution and defense of contract disputes before state and federal courts; the use of alternative dispute resolution procedures (arbitration and mediation) to resolve contract disputes; and the negotiation and drafting of complex construction contract agreements. Mr. Warshawer frequently addresses the construction, real estate and surety industries on topics of interest and actively participates in community affairs.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014

About Sam Warshawer, Jr.

Admitted: 1975, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The American Bar Association (ABA):  Committee on Fidelity and Surety Law, Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law; Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; and Section of Litigation.

Educational Background:

  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri - Class of 1972; Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelor of Arts (Sociology/History).
Last Updated: 3/2/2015
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