Jeffrey M. Kornblau, who was born in New York, graduated magna cum
laude from Boston University in 1979 where he was President of the
entire student body. Lynn Sare Kornblau, who was born in Scranton,
Pennsylvania, graduated the same year, cum laude, from Wilkes
University. Aspiring to a career in public service, Mr. Kornblau
sought a juris doctor degree at Temple University School of Law where
he met his future wife and future law partner, Lynn Sare, in the
bookstore. There, their partnership began, with both earning juris
doctor degrees in 1982 and going on the same year to become members of
the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars.
graduating from law school, Mr. Kornblau immediately embarked on his
trial career of representing the downtrodden and less fortunate victims
of injury. Mentored by Arthur Alan Wolk, Esquire, a nationally famous
aviation attorney, Mr. Kornblau honed his trial skills before setting
out in his own practice in 1985. Mrs. Kornblau's early legal career concentrated in defense of personal injury and
medical malpractice claims, honing her litigation skills in a large
center city Philadelphia litigation defense law firm.
merging their respective talents and trial skills to form Kornblau
& Kornblau in 1987, the Kornblaus have devoted themselves to
dedicated personal service of their clients. They pride themselves and
their successes on personal involvement in the lives and issues faced
by their clients, on devout and continuing study of the law and on the
trial advocacy skills they have refined over the years, earning not
only the appreciation and respect of their clients, but also the
respect of their professional colleagues and members of the judiciary.
M. Kornblau, Lynn Sare Kornblau and members of their firm are not only
licensed and admitted to practice in federal and state courts
throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, winning trial verdicts and
successful appeals in both states, including the Pennsylvania Superior
Court, the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division and the United
States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, they are members of
local bar associations and state and national trial lawyer
organizations, particularly the American Association for Justice, the
Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the New Jersey Association for
Justice. Mr. and Mrs. Kornblau and members of their firm have been
called upon to provide counsel and education to other attorneys as well
as members of the medical and pharmaceutical professions. First and
foremost, however, is the time and devotion they give to their clients,
as their interest always has been and remains to serve their clients to
the fullest extent possible under the law.
Gary Solomon, Esq.
Gary Solomon has been aggressively representing the victims of
accidents and medical negligence since 1989. Since joining the firm of
Kornblau and Kornblau, P.C. in 1999, Mr. Solomon has concentrated his
practice in complex medical negligence cases. He represents clients
not only in Philadelphia and its suburbs, but also throughout
northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania and the State of New
Solomon received his undergraduate education at George Washington
University, graduating in 1984. He is a 1989 graduate of Temple
University School of Law. Mr. Solomon is a member of the Pennsylvania
and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations. He is admitted to
practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New Jersey,
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United
States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania and United
States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
In addition to
representing victims of medical negligence and accidents on a daily
basis, Mr. Solomon has been called upon to lecture before groups on the
latest developments in medical negligence and personal injury
Eileen Riley-Sutton, Esq.
Eileen Riley Sutton was born in New Milford, CT. She earned her
Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences Summa Cum Laude from Ohio
Wesleyan University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a
junior and was the highest ranking member of her graduating class. She
was a claim representative for PHICO and MIIX for more than a decade,
handling major negligence cases in defense of physicians, hospitals,
and other healthcare organizations before graduating with high honors
from Rutgers University Law School, Camden, where she was the William
Kulp Scholar and was named "Most Promising Civil Litigator".
Sutton has been handling catastrophic injury cases during her entire
career as an attorney. She has been a frequent lecturer to physician
and attorney groups concerning the preparation and litigation of such
cases. A twice-past co-chair of the Medico-Legal committee of the
Philadelphia Bar Association, she has presented in-service programs for
physicians at local hospitals, including Thomas Jefferson University.
Her most significant cases have been:
Gordon v. Bakare
(Dauphin County), First Court opinion in Pennsylvania permitting an
informed consent claim in a vaginal birth after Cesarean case.
Nelson v. Landsberg
(Philadelphia County) An early case permitting the discovery of a
physician's credential and personnel file in support of corporate
negligence claims. This case was briefed and argued successfully by
Sutton, and was the subject of an article which she later wrote for the
She practices particularly in the areas of Medical Malpractice, General Premises Liability and Product Liability.
Jane Marton, Esq.
Jane Bossard Marton has more than 25 years experience as an advocate for clients who have suffered substantial and catastrophic injuries. She earned her Bachelorís Degree from Cornell University and her Juris Doctorate Degree in 1984 from the University of Tulsa. Ms. Marton practiced for five years in the Southwest before making her home in the Philadelphia area in 1990. Since then, Ms. Marton has been a successful civil trial attorney concentrating her legal practice in the areas of medical negligence, products liability, complex personal injuries, mass torts, motor vehicle losses and premises liability matters resulting in serious personal injury or death.
Ms. Marton has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements including a $3.2 million dollar verdict, a $2.4 million dollar verdict, and a $1.6 million dollar verdict in medical negligence matters. Most recently Ms. Marton and Gary Solomon, Esquire, secured a $5.3 million dollar verdict in the hard fought delay in diagnosis of skin cancer case featured on our home page. In addition, Ms. Marton has been interviewed for a 20/20 investigation of the tire industry arising from her handling of a defective tire product liability case resulting in a $2.8 million dollar settlement. Ms. Marton is licensed in Pennsylvania and Oklahoma. She is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is fluent in both French and Russian.
Justin Groen, Esq.
Justin L. Groen, joined Kornblau and Kornblau in September of 2009 after honing his trial skills as an Assistant District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia. While an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Groen prosecuted thousands of criminals for attempted murder, rape, robbery, burglary, illegal possession of assault weapons and narcotics' distribution. He has earned a reputation not only for skilled and passionate trial advocacy, but also for veracity and tenacity. Mr. Groen's zealous advocacy, previously on behalf of the citizens of Philadelphia, and now on behalf of injured victims of vehicular accidents, defective products and medical malpractice has assured peace of mind and well deserved compensation for his clients.
Mr. Groen graduated from Muhlenberg College in 2003 with a degree in History and Philosophy, earning national honors in both disciplines. He graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2006. As a student, he served as a law clerk to Federal District Judge Berle Schiller, as well as Federal Magistrate Judge Linda Caracappa.
Mr. Groen is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is fluent in Hebrew.
Stephanie Wilson - Paralegal
Stephanie L. Wilson joined the Kornblau & Kornblau team in
March 2000, after receiving her paralegal certification from the Main
Line Paralegal Institute with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. She
earned her Bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice from Penn
State University, where she received Dean's List honors.
Wilson's duties as a paralegal range from maintaining the case and
statute lists for the entire firm, drafting and answering pleadings,
discovery and motions, as well as scheduling depositions and
maintaining the firm's master calendar. She is also a valued member of
our trial team, traveling with the firm's attorneys and assisting in
the courtroom, where her primary responsibility is operating our
computer based/jury interactive trial evidence presentation software.
She is well versed in the presentation of computer-scanned evidence and
in the organization of trial documents.
addition to providing a range of paralegal services to the entire
attorney staff of Kornblau and Kornblau, also serves as the personal
assistant to owner/managing partner, Jeffrey M. Kornblau, Esquire.
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