Cozen O’Connor member H. Robert Fiebach recently served as a panelist at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s (PBA) 2008 Midyear Meeting. Fiebach’s panel, entitled “To Appeal or Not to Appeal,” focused on the many factors that contribute to the decision to appeal an adverse result, including the scope and standard of review, the statistical likelihood of success, and the length and real costs of an appeal, and also discussed the special considerations governing allocatur. Other panel members included Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Max Baer and judges from the Superior and Commonwealth Courts of Pennsylvania.
A member in the Philadelphia office, Fiebach concentrates his practice on business litigation matters. He practices in a number of groups, including professional liability, corporate disputes and shareholder claims and securities litigation.
Fiebach is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a past president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Pennsylvania Bar Trust. He is a past member of the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association.
Fiebach is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and The Best Lawyers in America. He was also named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Philadelphia magazine. He has authored numerous articles on professional liability.
A resident of Philadelphia, Fiebach earned both his undergraduate degree (B.A., 1961) and his law degree (LL.B., cum laude, 1964) from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was research editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. Fiebach is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits.