Robert R. Watson, Jr., Esq.
|Robert R. Watson, Jr. is a Shareholder in the firm's Blue Bell, Montgomery County office.
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 been recognized by his peers as one of Pennsylvania's "Rising Star" attorneys, a distinction held by less than 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania.
MembershipsBob is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. He was a member of the Montgomery Bar Association's Board of Directors from 2009 ? 2011, and is currently Co-Chair of the Construction and Public Contract Law and the Sidebar Committees. Bob has also been elected to the Montgomery Bar Association?s Judiciary Committee through 2019.
Bob and Eastburn and Gray, PC are members of the Associated Builders and Contractors, where he sat on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter from 2008 - 2011. Bob currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Association?s Events Taskforce.
Bob is also an active member of the Pitt Club of Greater Philadelphia.
Bar AdmissionBob is admitted to practice in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States.
EducationBob 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.
Honors and AwardsSelected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star, 2008, 2010 and 2013 to present.