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Eric Lechtzin - Newtown, PA

411 S. State StreetSuite N-300 Newtown, PA 18940

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Updated: 02/22/2024

Newtown ERISA Retirement Plan Class Actions Lawyer

Overview

Eric Lechtzin is a founding Partner of Edelson Lechtzin LLP and he leads the firm's practices in the areas of ERISA Litigation, and Unpaid Overtime class actions. Mr. Lechtzin received his J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1991. Mr. Lechtzin's practice also includes consumer protection class actions and securities fraud litigation. Previously, Mr. Lechtzin was a Shareholder at Berger Montague PC, a large national law firm.

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About Eric Lechtzin

Practice Areas

  • ERISA Retirement Plan Class Actions
  • Unpaid Overtime Class and Collective Actions
  • Consumer Protection Class Actions
  • Securities Fraud Litigation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • California, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates , 2017 - Present (Pennsylvania State Chair)
  • The State Bar of California , 2007 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, 2016 - Present (Member)
  • Investigative Division of Commission on Judicial Selection & Retention of the Philadelphia Bar Association , 2002 - 2003
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Legislative Liaison Sub-Committee, 2002 - 2003 (Environmental Law Section)
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, Judicial Nominations Committee Member

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991
    J.D.
  • Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1989
  • Temple University College of Arts & Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1988
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Economics

Classes and Seminars

  • "Biggest Dos and Don’ts of Class Actions", NACA Spring Training 2022, Class Action Workshop
  • "Attorney Fees in Class Action Settlements," Panelist, National Association of Legal Fee Analysis, August 24, 2017
  • "Expert Testimony & Daubert Motions," Presenter, 2016 Consumer Rights Litigation Conference
  • "Settlement Tenders After Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez," Presenter, 16th Annual Consumer Class Action Symposium, 2016
  • "Trends in Foreclosure-Related Class Actions," Presenter, NLADA Litigation Directors Conference, 2014
  • “Ethics of Fee Petitions,” NACA Spring Training 2023, Class Action Workshop
  • "Ethics and Class Actions", NACA - Class Action eCourse, 2024

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Eric Lechtzin

Included on the 2024 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Eric Lechtzin on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania for Class and Mass Tort Litigation (2017 - Present)
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating for professional excellence)
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 - Superb, Top Attorney Class Action

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Office Information

Address

411 S. State StreetSuite N-300 Newtown, PA 18940

Publication

Articles

  • U.S. Supreme Court in Retirement Plans Committee of IBM v. Jander, 140 S. Ct. 592 (2020)
  • Daugherty v. Univ. of Chicago, 2018 WL 1805646 (N.D. Ill. 2018)
  • Arrington v. Optimum Healthcare IT, 2018 WL 5631625 (E.D. Pa. 2018)
  • Meyer v. The LandTek Group, Inc., Case No. 2:17-cv-00161-AYS (E.D.N.Y.)
  • In re: Oppenheimer Rochester Funds Group Securities Litigation, No. 09-md- 02063-JLK (D. Col.)
  • In re Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 03-CV-10165-RWZ (D. Mass.)
  • Silver v. Fitness Intern., LLC, No. 10-cv-2326-MMB, 2013 WL 5429293 (E.D. Pa. )
  • Stromberg v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, No. 15-04719, 2017 WL 2686540 (N.D. Cal. 2017)

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