Robin F. Bond

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Chesterbrook, PA

Transition Strategies, LLC
 | 88 Militia Hill Drive, Chesterbrook, PA 19087
Phone: 610-640-5373
Fax: 610-640-3736
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (80%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

As principal and founder of Transitions Strategies, LLC, Robin F. Bond represents the rights of people in Chesterbrook, the Main Line and the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, areas. She focuses her practice on handling employment law cases that involve new job offers, negotiations, pre-hire and interviewing, developing and refining the deal, performance improvement plan coaching, post-employment restrictive covenants and their implications, claims for unpaid wages or commissions, severance and other termination situations, executive compensation matters, stock options, equity issues in privately-held companies, and restricted stock units. Ms. Bond also helps clients with business issues such as incorporations and limited liability corporation filings, bylaws, articles of incorporation drafting and starting a new business.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, with high distinction, from Indiana University Bloomington, Ms. Bond went on to receive a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Through thousands of cases over her career, Ms. Bond has addressed a wide variety of employment law matters. Whether she is reviewing contracts, providing due diligence support or helping business owners develop policies and handbooks, she provides sound counsel that addresses current and future issues. Ms. Bond has represented clients before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

As a nod to her outstanding work, Ms. Bond holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; Main Line Today magazine named her as its #1 Top Employment Lawyer for 2018; and for over 8 years, Suburban Life magazine has consistently named her to its “Top Attorneys list for employment law.  For the past 2 years, she has been named by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as among the nation's top 1% of employment attorneys.

A frequent guest speaker, Ms. Bond has served as a contributing legal analyst and commentator for a number of national media outlets, including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and The New York Times. She also has authored several works, including “How to Negotiate a Killer Job Offer.” Ms. Bond is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas

Employment & Labor: Employee (80%)
Business/Corporate (10%)
Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)

Employment & Labor (80%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Business/Corporate (10%): Contracts

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Robin Bond

Admitted: 1982, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.transition-strategies.com/attorneys/

Honors/Awards:

  • 2015 Top Employment Lawyer of the Main Line
  • Top Lawyers of the Main Line, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010
  • 2015 Union League of Philadelphia's Hall of Honor
  • Philadelphia’s 25 Women of Distinction, 2006
  • 2016 Top Employment Lawyer of the Main Line
  • 2017 -- Elected to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel in recognition of being among the nation's top 1% of employment attorneys.
  • 2015 Rue Ratings Lifetime Charter Member, Best Attorneys of America.
  • 2014 Top Employment Lawyer of the Main Line
  • 2015 Lifetime Charter Member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America
  • PNC Bank Women Who Achieve, 2010
  • 2016 "Veterans of Influence Award" -- honoring former military veterans contributing to the Philadelphia community, Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • 2011 Top Lawyer of the Main Line for Employment Law for Individuals
  • 2015 Human Resources Consultant of the Year Award, Society of Human Resource Management, Delaware Valley, PA, Chapters
  • Awesome Attorneys of the Philadelphia Suburbs, 2010-present
  • Pennsylvania SuperLawyers, Employment Law & Litigation, 2013-2015
  • 2017 - Top Employment Lawyer of the Main Line.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Member, Chester County Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Planning Committee, Annual Employment Law Institute, 2009-Present
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, PNC Bank's Women's Financial Services Network, Advisory Board, 2011 – 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Forum of Executive Women of Philadelphia
  • Donors are Heros Charity
  • Chairperson, "Life skills Training Committee", Junior League of Philadelphia, 1999-2001
  • Board Member, Nansana Kiboga Charity, 2014-Present
  • American Health Lawyers Association Representative, Robert Wood Johnson National Task Force
  • Chairperson, "Done In A Day" Committee, Junior League of Philadelphia, 2001-2002
  • Elected 2016 -- Leadership role in developing The Power of Professional WoMen, a new professional organization to advance women, and to include men in that effort.
  • Member, CEO Trust of New York City, 2014- present
  • President, Chesterbrook Civic Association, 2002-2004
  • HELP Philadelphia, 1999-2002
  • Board of Directors Member, Chesterbrook Civic Association, 1999-2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • I am a frequent speaker, on average about 3-4 times each month.  Audiences include Chambers of Commerce, the Pennsylvania Conference for Women (with over 7,000 attendees in 2013), the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters, Wharton Women's Network of the University of Pennsylvania, Avant Resources (national webinar company), ExecUNet, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Legal and Human Resources professional groups, and a variety of other networking groups.  In addition, since 2006, I have been a legal commentator for national and local news networks and publications, including CNN, FOX and MSNBC.  Information about my speeches and television/media appearances is listed on www.robinbond.com and www.transition-strategies.com  
  • Guest Columnist, The Philadelphia Business Journal, 2013
  • Author, How to Negotiate a Killer Job offer, Foreword by Mark Cuban
  • Author, Professional Rights and Responsibilities, Health Law Practice Guide, West Publishing, New York, 1993-2008
  • Contributing Columnist, Bottom Line Management for Law Firms, 1998-99
  • Editorial Board Member, Aspen Publishers, Inc., Health Law Center, Physician Organizations and Medical Staff, Gaithersburg, MD, 1995-1997
  • Comment, Diverse and Perverse Incentives in Managed Care: Where Will the Pendulum Stop?, 1 Widener L. Symp. J. 1, 1996
  • Author, Health Care Providers Can Avoid Negligent Hiring Claims, HealthSpan, Prentice-Hall, Vol. 8, No. 2, February 1991
  • Instructor, Business Law, Compliance, Benefits & Social Responsibility, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 2007-2009
  • Symposium: The Doctor and the Patient in the New Health Care Economy, Diverse and Perverse Incentives in Managed Care, The Health Law Institute of Widener University School of Law, 1995
  • Managed Care Lecture Series, Medical Jurisprudence Course, Residency Core Curriculum, Legal Issues for Nurses, and Continuous Quality Improvement, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, 1993-1997
  • Instructor, Tax-exempt Organizations Course, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1991-1992
  • Negotiating Secrets of an Executive Agent
  • Which Form of Legal Entity is Right for Your Business?
  • Career Crisis Coaching
  • Financial Pitfalls of Running a Medical Practice
  • Social Media at Work
  • Social Media, the Internet, and Computer Privacy Issues: Navigating a Rapidly Evolving Field
  • Private Eyes Are Watching You: Privacy in the Workplace
  • Avoiding Ambiguity: How to Draft Deal Documents a Court Will Enforce
  • 2017 - "Gender Pay Equity:  Is Progress Being Made?" Pennsylvania Bar Association's Annual Employment Law Institute, Philadelphia, pA

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Published the book, "How to Negotiate a Killer Job Offer" in 2013, foreword by Mark Cuban.

Videos:

  • Videos of my appearances on various news programs, talking about legal subjects, can be viewed on my web site at http://www.youtube.com/user/attorneyrobinbond/videos

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Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Major: Journalism, Minor :Business Administration, Phi Beta Kappa, 1979

Industry Groups

  • Biotech
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Private Equity
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Office Location for Robin F. Bond

88 Militia Hill Drive
Chesterbrook, PA 19087

Phone: 610-640-5373

Fax: 610-640-3736

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Last Updated: 2/11/2019

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