Charles J. Kocher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C.
 | 1650 Market Street, 52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-575-3985
Fax: 215-754-4443
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Antitrust Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Charles J. Kocher is a member of the class action practice group at The Law Firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC. located in Philadelphia.  Mr. Kocher has a national class action practice, providing representation to individuals in cases involving consumer fraud and deception, product liability and product defect, wage and hour claims, and electronic data breach litigation.  Mr. Kocher also has extensive experience in the representation of whistleblowers in health care fraud cases brought under the federal False Claims Act.  Mr. Kocher's practice also concentrates on antitrust, unfair competition and complex business litigation.  He has been selected as a team leader in one of the largest antitrust class actions in the United States - the Containerboard Products Antitrust Litigation.  Mr. Kocher is frequently invited to participate in antitrust cases by other law firms throughout the country.  His creative use of the class action device has also resulted in the first certified class action brought under the Pennsylvania Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act to recover monies for victims of a Ponzi scheme.  As a result of Mr. Kocher's class action practice, he has worked to obtain class-wide settlements in excess of $399 million.  

Mr. Kocher attended Georgetown University as an undergraduate and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in government, cum laude, in 2001. He graduated from Villanova University Law School in 2004.  While in law school, Mr. Kocher was a managing editor of the Villanova Law Review.  After he graduated, he served as a law clerk for a celebrated federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Prior to joining his current firm, Mr. Kocher handled complex civil litigation at a national law firm before joining Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, P.C. in 2010.  He is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts, and he has appeared pro hac vice in federal courts around the country.

Mr. Kocher is an active participant in several civic and legal organizations, including the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (60%): Class Actions

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Law - Employer

Antitrust Litigation (20%): Antitrust & Trade Litigation

Focus Areas

Class Actions, Employment Law - Employer, Antitrust & Trade Litigation

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Charles Kocher

Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.smbb.com/attorneys/charles-j-kocher

Honors and Awards:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2013-2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Villanova Law J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court, Executive Committee

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, Honor: cum laude, 2001
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Office Location for Charles J. Kocher

1650 Market Street
52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-575-3985

Fax: 215-754-4443

 

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Last Updated: 2/14/2018

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