Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C. was founded in 1960 and currently maintains offices in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mount Laurel and Jersey City, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware. As a result of the Firm’s dedicated service to its clients, Zarwin Baum has developed an excellent reputation among the region’s business, political and legal communities. Its unique personal culture, legal expertise, practical experience and economically efficient representation have kept small businesses and Fortune 500 companies returning for all their legal needs. The Firm is ranked by Martindale-Hubbell as a preeminent law firm in the United States. Many of the Firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion as Pennsylvania and New Jersey “Super Lawyers.”
The Firm has prospered based on a commitment to a model that promotes efficiency and practicality in case handling that provides economic benefit to our clients. Zarwin Baum has pursued this commitment by hiring a unique group of highly skilled, experienced and aggressive attorneys who understand the needs of clients and strive to meet those needs. The Firm’s support staff adds exceptional dedication and loyalty.
The Firm has multiple practice groups that are staffed by attorneys who focus their efforts in those specific areas. This creates a level of experience that allows our attorneys to be highly efficient and practical.
The Firm has particular expertise in all forms of civil litigation, including: commercial litigation, construction disputes, casualty defense, insurance coverage and bad faith law, professional liability, liquor liability, trucking and transportation defense, employment law and environmental law. While the Zarwin Baum Litigation Team always considers alternative dispute resolution methods that can benefit its clients, they don’t shy away from a courtroom. The Litigation group is technologically savvy, battle-tested and resourceful, utilizing an aggressive no-holds barred litigation style designed to place our clients in the best position to achieve a favorable result.
The Zarwin Baum Business Practice Group represents clients ranging in size from large, publicly held corporations, to multiple-owner limited liability companies and partnerships, to family and individually-owned enterprises, offering each cost-effective, practical and creative counsel running the gamut from deciding the proper type of entity to form to succession planning and exit strategies, and everything in between. Our business lawyers have expertise in all forms of business transactions and substantive commercial areas, including: the development, acquisition and sale of real estate, real estate financing, construction/surety, zoning, land use planning, mergers and acquisitions, banking, employment, environmental and governmental relations. When the Firm’s business clients find themselves in a dispute, our commercial litigators offer sage counsel on how to favorably resolve the matter as cost effectively as possible, whether through mediation or other alternative dispute mechanisms or, if necessary, through litigation. The Firm’s commercial litigators have handled business disputes throughout Pennsylvania, across the country and internationally as well.
The Firm also represents individuals for personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home, employment, immigration, estate planning and administration of wills and trusts, and criminal defense.
The Firm’s members are leaders in a wide variety of civic and philanthropic organizations. Dedicated to improving the community where it does business, the Firm has created and sponsored numerous charity events that have raised significant funds for some of the most highly regarded charities in our region. Zarwin Baum has simply become the embodiment of giving back to the community it serves.