A third generation Pennsylvania lawyer, Jay N. Silberblatt has lectured on legal... more
A third generation Pennsylvania lawyer, Jay N. Silberblatt has lectured on legal topics throughout the state, has authored numerous articles for legal periodicals, employs the latest methods in his case preparation techniques, and is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Jay is a 1977 cum laude graduate of Allegheny College and received his law degree at ... view profile
General Counsel of Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC since 2005. Legal advice to the Firm,... more
General Counsel of Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC since 2005. Legal advice to the Firm, with emphasis on professional liability and ethical responsibility issues. Consultation available to other firms on issues of internal organization and procedures to ensure that risk exposure is minimized and professional duties are met.
Professional responsibility rules govern the ethical standards of licensed professionals such as attorneys and doctors. Such professionals may be disciplined for bad conduct, like mismanaging a case or mishandling a client's money. Ethics lawyers, also called professional responsibility lawyers, are experts in these rules and can help both professionals and the public understand if a professional’s licensing obligations have been met.