Robert R. Watson, Jr.

Robert R. Watson, Jr.

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

rwatson@eastburngray.com

Phone: (215) 461-1238

Fax: (215) 542-9421

Web: www.eastburngray.com

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation

Municipal Law

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Biography

Robert R. Watson, Jr. is a Shareholder in the firm's Blue Bell, Montgomery County office and he is a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Bob has focused his practice on construction litigation and municipal law since being admitted to the bar. His experience includes work with large and small contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, municipalities, municipal authorities, developers, public utilities, school districts and individual owners. His litigation experience also includes extensive work with lending institutions, and through those efforts he has gained invaluable commercial collections expertise. He is a frequent lecturer on construction payment claims, and has proven himself to be a zealous advocate of his construction clients seeking overdue payments on public and private projects in the state and federal courts. Bob has also served as an arbitrator in both private and compulsory arbitrations.

Memberships

Bob is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. In 2018, he was appointed a Zone 9 Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates. He previously served as a member of the Montgomery Bar Association's Board of Directors and is current co-Chair of the Sidebar and Construction and Public Contract Law Committees. Bob has also been elected to the Montgomery Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee through 2019.

Bob and Eastburn and Gray, PC are members of the Associated Builders and Contractors, where he sat on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter from 2008 - 2011. Bob currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Association’s Events Taskforce.

Bob is also an active member of the Pitt Club of Greater Philadelphia.

Bar Admission

Bob is admitted to practice in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Education

Bob received his Juris Doctor in 1999 from the Villanova University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review. He is a 1996 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science and History.

Honors and Awards

Selected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, 2008, 2010, 2013 - present.

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