Drew University, B.A.
Rutgers University School of Law, M.P.P.
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals Third Circuit
Rich Tavani practices in the firm’s Marlton office where he handles workers compensation and general liability matters for a variety of large manufacturing companies, service sector clients and local government entities. He is a solicitor for several municipal entities in New Jersey. He leads the firm’s New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Department.
Rich has practiced in the New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation for 28 years. He is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney. He is a frequent lecturer on topics concerning the handling of workers’ compensation claims and has presented joint lectures with judges of the division. He served as a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Centennial Committee and he also has served on the division’s task force concerning medical and temporary benefits motions. He was also a member of the Justice Coleman Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court.
Rich is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Rich has briefed and argued numerous cases before the Superior Court of New Jersey and New Jersey Appellate Division. He has tried jury trials in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Cape May Counties in New Jersey.
New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Symposium, "Workers’ Compensation Return to Work Issues", November 2014
Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar, "Workers’ Compensation Issues and Ethics", May 2013
Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar, "Workers’ Compensation Issues and Ethics", May 2012
Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar , "Workers’ Compensation Issues and Ethics", May 2011
Claims Management Techniques in Workers Compensation Cases, Return to Work Issues and Legal Defenses