Andrew J. Kramer
Mr. Kramer graduated from the University of Toledo School of Law in 1988, and served on the school's law review from 1986 to 1988. He began his legal career with LaBrum and Doak, and joined our firm in 1992.
Mr. Kramer's litigation practice covers a wide variety of areas including Bad Faith, Construction accidents, Dram Shop, Employment Discrimination, Defamation, Real Estate Transactions, Motor Vehicle, Premises Liability, Unfair Trade Practices Act Claims and Workers' Compensation. He has represented the Parx Casino and Racetrack for the last twenty years. He has also defended a number of sporting venues and organizations including, The Phillies, The Phillie Phanatic, The Wells Fargo Center, The American Hockey League and U.S.A. Track and Field. He has taken over ninety (90) cases to jury verdict in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties and has argued in front of the Pennsylvania Superior Court on a number of occasions. He has also conducted continuing legal education courses for the Montgomery Bar Association.
Mr. Kramer is a member of the Montgomery and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, and served as Co-Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Membership Committee in 1995 and 1996, Co-Chair of the Member Service Committee in 2000 and Vice-Chair of the Rules of Civil Court Committee in 2001. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery Bar Association. He is a member of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association and Pennsylvania Defense Institute. He was accepted into the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2003. Mr. Kramer has also been selected as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" on several occasions, an honor given to less than 5% of all lawyers in Pennsylvania.
In addition, Mr. Kramer is an avid swimmer and triathlete and has competed in Master swimming events and triathlons. He has served as the President of the Valley Forge Masters Swimming Association and the Chairman of the Delaware Valley Master Swim Committee. He has also attended the USMS National Convention as a delegate on several occasions. He is currently a member and past President of the Alumni Board of the William Penn Charter School and has served on the Board of Directors of the Upper Main Line YMCA. He is also serving as a board member for Racing to Register, a nonprofit corporation, which works on registering individuals for the National Bone Marrow Registry. Mr. Kramer serves as a volunteer attorney for the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP) where he represents, on a pro bono basis, abused and neglected children.
Mr. Kramer resides in Delaware County, PA with his two daughters.
Andy Kramer achieves defense verdicts in two cases in Bucks County
Andy Kramer recently achieved defense verdicts in two different cases in Bucks County, both involving premises liability. The first was a private homeowner whose guest suffered serious injuries after a fall in the insured's home. The second one involved a severe femoral fracture to an individual on the site of a commercial enterprise.
In the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Andy Kramer obtained summary judgment in a case involving a slip and fall on a commercial property. The plaintiffs could not establish that Mr. Kramer's client had sufficient notice of the alleged dangerous condition that caused the plaintiff to fall.
In Chester County, in a set of facts not yet addressed by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Andy successfully advocated that a child of divorced parents should be considered a dual resident and the auto insurance policies of both parents apply to the child when the child was involved in an automobile accident.
Andy Kramer is appointed to the Montgomery Bar Association Judiciary Committee
Andy Kramer was recently appointed to the Montgomery Bar Association Judiciary Committee for a three year term.
The Judiciary Committee is charged with meeting, reviewing and commenting upon any and all candidates for positions on the Montgomery County bench. Mr. Kramer has served on other Committees of the Montgomery Bar Association including Membership, Membership Services and the Rules of Civil Court.