Rochelle R. Koerbel
Rochelle R. Koerbel
Partner
T: (412) 227-2546

Ms. Koerbel concentrates her more than 25 years of practice in construction litigation, OSHA litigation, personal injury defense litigation, commercial litigation and employment litigation. Ms. Koerbel litigates personal injury actions on behalf of construction companies and provides counsel on employment and labor issues and OSHA compliance in the construction industry. She has a broad range of experience both prosecuting and defending construction claims and contracts in federal and state court, as well as alternative dispute forums such as the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Koerbel represents general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in her construction practice as well as business owners in her commercial litigation. Prior to joining Blumling & Gusky, Ms. Koerbel was an associate at a mid-size law firm where she practiced in the areas of commercial and construction litigation, general defense litigation and occupational illness litigation.

Ms. Koerbel has authored the following publication: Chapter 5 (“Notice of Claims”) in the publication titled “Pennsylvania Construction Law: Getting Started, Getting Covered, Getting Paid.

Ms. Koerbel received her B.S., with distinction and honors, in 1993 from Pennsylvania State University where she was a member of the University Scholars Program. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, cum laude, in 1996 where she was a member and associate editor of the University’s Journal of Law and Commerce. She is admitted to practice law at both the federal and state levels in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

To contact Rochelle, please call (412) 227-2546 or email rkoerbel@bglaw-llp.com

Practices

Construction and Surety Industry
Personal Injury Defense
OSHA
Labor and Employment
Real Estate

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. in 1996
Member and Associate Editor of the University's Journal of Law and Commerce
Pennsylvania State University, B.S. in 1993
Member of University Scholars Program

Affiliations

Allegheny County Bar Association
Construction and Surety Section
Labor Section
Pennsylvania Bar Associat
Civil Litigation Section
Business Law Section
Labor and Employment Law Section
West Virginia Bar Association
Peters Township Chamber of Commerce
PA Super Lawyer 2009-2014, 2020

Admissions

Admitted to practice at both the federal and state levels in Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Civic & Charitable

Provide legal services as a volunteer for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASAP) and provided legal representation to victims in PFA actions.