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Robert E. Chernicoff - Harrisburg, PA

2320 North 2nd Street Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Updated: 09/27/2023

Harrisburg Commercial and Business Bankruptcies Lawyer


Robert E. Chernicoff has been in the private practice of law for approximately 46 years. Prior to entering private practice, he was an assistant attorney general with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and an assistant chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Mr. Chernicoff concentrates his practice in debtor/creditor relations, general business law and related areas.


About Robert E. Chernicoff

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Business Bankruptcies
  • Personal Bankruptcies
  • Transactional
  • Tax Law, including tax collection
  • Business Law


  • 25%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Member


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1976

Other Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)
  • Dauphin County Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section Chair)
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • Linglestown Baseball Association, 2009 - Present (Board Secretary)
  • Blue Ridge Country Club, 1995 - 2001 (Member, Board of Governors)
  • Blue Ridge Country Club, 2000 - 2011 (President)
  • Blue Ridge Country Club, 1999 - 2000 (Secretary)
  • Paxton Crossing Homeowners' Association, 1983 - 1988 (President\Treasurer)


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1976
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: With High Honors
    Honors: Dean's List
    Law Review: Urban Law Review, Associate Managing Editor, 1974 - 1976
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1973
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: History
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Assistant Chief Counsel
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Assistant Attorney General, 1976 - 1979
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Assistant Chief Counsel, 1978 - 1981

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chisuk Emuna Congregation, Board Member, 1987 - 1999

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Widener School of Law
  • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Lecturer, Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Annual Bankruptcy Institute, PA Bar Institute, 1982 - Present
  • Bankruptcy Seminars, Dauphin County Bar Assn., 1995 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Robert E. Chernicoff

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
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

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2320 North 2nd Street Harrisburg, PA 17110


  • 717-238-4809

Accepts Credit Cards


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