When experience matters....

With more than 50 years of trial experience, representing both individuals and the companies they own, the lawyers of Rhoades LLC have the experience, capabilities and relationships to get clients through some of the toughest times of their lives.

Leadership

The trial lawyers of Rhoades LLC have the experience and dedication to see protracted legal battles through to the end.

Education

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, BA - Political Science/Social Psychology, 1992

Temple University School of Law
JD cum laude, 1997


Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States Tax Court

Mark L. Rhoades

Mr. Rhoades is an accomplished trial attorney and litigator with over 20 years of complex commercial litigation experience in trial and appellate courts around the country.

Following graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Rhoades moved to Philadelphia to attend law school. After graduating cum laude from Temple University School of Law and completing a judicial clerkship, he joined one of the city’s largest and most respected law firms - Blank Rome - as an associate. With his years of “big firm” training, he learned not just how to be a litigator but also how to be a trial lawyer.

After being elected to the Blank Rome partnership, Mr. Rhoades decided to use his training and experience to break out of the restraints of a large firm and start litigating in a more entrepreneurial manner. He created RHOADES LLC to offer clients the highest caliber of legal services often times without cost to the client.

Based upon confidential reviews submitted by lawyers and judges familiar with his over two decades of litigation experience, Mr. Rhoades has achieved the rating of “Preeminent” by the well-respected lawyer review publication Martindale Hubbell.

He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey and has appeared in various other courts throughout the country.

Mr. Rhoades is a private pilot, enjoys anything outdoors including golf, motorcycles, skiing and spending time with his family. He is also a Level 1 United States Lacrosse coach and has coached his daughters' lacrosse teams in Haddonfield, New Jersey, for the past three years.

Contact

mrhoades@rhoadesllc.com

Counsel

Education

University of Southern California
Law Center

J.D. Managing editor of Journal of Law and the Environment

Loyola Law School
Dean’s Academic Scholarship, Dean’s Honor List

University of Pennsylvania
B.A., English


Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars

United States District Courts for Eastern District of Pennsylvania

District of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States Supreme Court


Paul Fitzmaurice

Throughout his distinguished 30 year career in Philadelphia and South Jersey business litigation, Paul has fought for underdogs, individuals, and small businesses, taking on large and much more powerful foes and law firms.

Earlier Experience

After college, Paul worked professionally in the management and production side of the entertainment industry. After working as a stage carpenter and electrician, he worked as stage manager on productions throughout the United States and then became the Production Manager of the Manhattan Theater Club in New York City where he helped produce about 60 plays and musicals. He then moved from theater production into the world of movie and television production, where he worked as an assistant director on feature films, television shows, and commercials. As a member of the Directors Guild of America, he managed film crews, numbering from 50 to 800 people per day, usually working on the streets of New York City.

Community Service

  • South Jersey Families with Children from China
    Board Member and Secretary

  • Haddonfield Board of Education’s Strategic Planning Committee
    Vox Populi, Board Member

  • South Jersey Diving Association
    President and club representative

Contact

pfitzmaurice@rhoadesllc.com

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Address: 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 1650, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 215-496-9002

Fax: 215-893-3960

Mark Rhoades Email: mrhoades@rhoadesllc.com

Paul Fitzmaurice Email: pfitzmaurice@rhoadesllc.com