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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.
Bob is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. He previously served as a member of the Montgomery Bar Association's Board of Directors and as co-Chair of the Sidebar Committee. He currently serves as co-Chair of the Construction Law Committee. Bob also serves on the Montgomery Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee, which is a position to which he was nominated for the 2020 through 2023 term.
Bob and Eastburn and Gray, PC are members of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Bob is currently a member of the ABC’s Board of Directors and previously served in this capacity between 2008 and 2011. He also serves as vice-chair of the association’s events task force.
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.
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.
Selected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, 2008, 2010, 2013 - present.