Charles J. Kocher

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

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.
 | 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-575-3985
Fax: 215-754-4443
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
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
    • 60%Class Action/Mass Torts
    • 20%Employment Litigation
    • 20%Antitrust Litigation
    Focus Areas

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

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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    About Charles Kocher

    Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

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

    Honors/Awards:

    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2013-2018

    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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    1650 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-575-3985

    Fax: 215-754-4443

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