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J. Philip Kirchner concentrates his practice on resolving business disputes, including complex litigation of all types of business issues in both the federal and state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience representing public and private business entities and individuals in commercial litigation including arbitration, mediation, trial and appeals of contract disputes; accounting, banking, and insurance coverage disputes; employment disputes; claims under the state and federal securities laws; antitrust claims; construction disputes; claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and closely held business dissolutions. Mr. Kirchner is a member of the firm's Alternative and Renewable Energy, Gaming, Construction, Restaurant & Hospitality and Nonprofit & Charitable Organizations Industry Groups.


Mr. Kirchner has presented seminars on a variety of litigation-related topics, including writing effective briefs, successful discovery techniques, restrictive covenants in employment agreements, and the use of expert witnesses. He is also a former editor of New Jersey Lawyer magazine.


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Contact info

Flaster/Greenberg Pc
1810 Chapel Avenue W
Cherry Hill, NJ, 080024609

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    32 years, 500 cases
  2. Investment Fraud: 20%
    32 years, 10 cases
  3. Employment: 10%
    30 years, 100 cases
  4. Employee Benefits: 10%
    27 years, 10 cases

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  • John F. Renner

    Philip Kirchner is a well respected and highly skilled attorney in the field of business transactions. I have known Phil for several years in one of his many positions of leadership in the local community. His passion and dedication to his clients and to the community is a tribute to him and those he assists both as an attorney and community leader.


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney ListSJ Magazine2014
Top Attorney ListSJ Magazine2012
New Jersey Super LawyerThomson Reuters, publishers of New Jersey Super Lawyers2011
New Jersey Super LawyerThomson Reuters, publishers of New Jersey Super Lawyers2010
Top Attorney ListSJ Magazine2010
New Jersey Super LawyerThomson Reuters, publishers of New Jersey Super Lawyers2009
New Jersey Super LawyerThomson Reuters, publishers of New Jersey Super Lawyers2008
New Jersey Super LawyerThomson Reuters, publishers of New Jersey Super Lawyers2005
FellowLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A
Rated AV® Preeminent™Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderFlaster/Greenberg P.C.1992 - Present
PartnerKenny & Kearney1986 - 1992
AssociateDrinker Biddle & Reath1984 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Burlington County Bar Association, Civil Practice Section, Commercial SubcommitteeMember1995 - Present
Camden County Bar Association, Commercial Litigation CommitteeMember1992 - Present
Chamber of Commerce Southern New JerseyMember, Human Resources CommitteeN/A
Diversity Law InstituteMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The Trial Law InstituteMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Flaster/Greenberg Legal AlertEmployer's "Reasonable Steps" No Longer Enough in Restaurant Sexual Harassment Case2010
New Jersey Law Journal, vol. CLXXIX, no. 13, index 1281Physicians May Be Free to Compete2005
New Jersey Lawyer, vol. 14, no. 44Stop that. Do that. Using Class Actions for Injunctive Relief2005
The Legal IntelligencerInternal Inquiry Results: The Disclosure Quandary2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of VermontN/AOther - Masters1974
Villanova UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookEconomy2012
Ligation Counsel of America Third Annual Diversity SummitDiversity2012
Professionalism DayProfessionalism & Ethics - Dealing with Difficult Attorneys2011
Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookEconomy2008