Watson Elected Shareholder at Eastburn and Gray
Robert (“Bob”) R. Watson, Jr. was elected shareholder at Eastburn and Gray. Watson is a member of the firm’s Construction, Litigation, Municipal, and Land Use practice groups. Bob Watson practices at the firm’s Blue Bell office.
Bob works with large and small contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, municipalities, municipal authorities, developers, public utilities, school districts, and individuals on construction law matters. His litigation experience includes extensive work with lending institutions.
Bob joined Eastburn and Gray in March 2011, helping the firm expand its commercial practice and further enhance its advice and counsel to clients in the construction industry. He is a frequent lecturer on construction payment claims and has proven himself to be a zealous advocate on behalf of his clients seeking overdue payments on public and private projects in the state and federal courts.
Bob is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. Bob was previously a member of the Montgomery Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is currently Vice–Chair of the Construction and Public Contract Law Committee and Co-Chair of the committee which publishes the Association’s quarterly Sidebar magazine. He is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors, where he previously served on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, and he currently serves on the Events Task Force. Bob is also an active member of the Pitt Club of Greater Philadelphia.
Bob is admitted to practice in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He received his J.D. in 1999 from the Villanova University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Villanova University Law Review. Bob is a 1996 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Phi Beta Kappa, where he graduated with a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science and History. Bob resides in Collegeville with his wife and two sons.