Robert A. Korn

Robert A. Korn

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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Robert A. Korn is an active litigator, focusing on all aspects of construction and surety law. He handles matters such as contract negotiation, dispute resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and trial. Mr. Korn represents public owners, owner/developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, fabricators, design professionals, insurers and sureties.

Prior to joining Kaplin Stewart, Mr. Korn was a founding principal of the firm, Korn & Cohn, Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Mr. Korn serves as counsel to the American Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley and is a past chairman of the Attorneys’ Council of the American Subcontractors Association. He was selected as the first Chairman of the Construction Law Committee of the Real Estate Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Mr. Korn is a frequent speaker on construction-related topics and has authored numerous articles for publication.

Angela Wade 
Phone: 610-941-2579
Fax: 610-684-2134





Robert A. Korn

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate & Title Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1964
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. – 1961
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Construction Today, General Building Contractors Association
  • Co-author, “Bonds of Public Works” and “State Bond Laws”, Credit Manual of Commercial Laws

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2004 – 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012 – 2015
  • Philadelphia’s Top Rated Lawyer in Construction Law by Martindale-Hubbell 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Southeastern Chapter
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Delaware Valley Association of School Business Administrators
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • International Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of School Business
  • Pennsylvania Utility Contractors Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley
  • Surety Claims Institute
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • The National Association of Surety Bond Producers
  • The American Society of Civil Engineers
  • The American Subcontractors Association
  • National Bond Claims Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • ALS Association, Member of Board, 1996 – 2008
  • Whitemarsh Township Planning Commission, 2006 – 2007
  • Walnut Street Theatre, 1995 – 2004