Jay D. Branderbit
Shareholder
1617 JFK Blvd.
Suite 1140
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215.568.1800
Fax: 215.568.1830
jbranderbit@kentmcbride.com


Education

Washington University (A.B., 1986)

Villanova University (J.D., 1989)


Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania and New Jersey

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

 

Jay D. Branderbit


Jay was born in Philadelphia, PA, and presently resides in Bucks County, PA with his wife and three children. He is admitted to the Bars of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as to the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania as well as the District of New Jersey.

In addition to an active practice litigating for and advising small-medium sized local and regional corporations, as well as for regional and national insurance companies, large self-insured entities, and various school districts, he has lectured extensively on the subjects of Employment Law, Risk Management, Property Loss, Bad Faith Litigation, Mediation and ADR, Insurance Fraud, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Commercial Premises Liability, Contractual Indemnity, Healthcare Insurance Reform and General Corporate Issues at the request of the National Business Institute, ExecSense, the Delaware Valley chapter of the IASIU, the Property Loss Research Bureau, the German American Chamber of Commerce, the British American Chamber of Commerce, and several of the firm’s clients. Jay also sits frequently as a Judge Pro Tem in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas mediating Major Jury matters pending in that court, and has been regularly appointed as Defense and Neutral Arbitrator for private, binding arbitration proceedings.


Areas of Practice:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial and Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Site Accident and Defect Litigation
  • Due Process and Special Education Law
  • Employment Practices Counseling and Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation and Counseling
  • Equine Law
  • General Corporate Counseling
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Property and Casualty Litigation

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association