Rich Sokorai is a Partner at High Swartz LLP. Rich concentrates his practice in trials, appeals and related advice on behalf of business entities, municipalities and individuals in municipal, commercial, and tort matters. Significant cases that Rich has handled include disputes over control of closely held corporations, franchise disputes, claims for breach of fiduciary duty for both non-profit and for profit corporations, construction disputes, ordinance validity challenges, and large tort cases.
Rich has tried cases in state courts, federal courts and boards of view, as well as administrative courts such as the Environmental Hearing Board and the Public Utility Commission. He has served as Township Solicitor for Newtown Township, Delaware County, and continues to serve as special counsel for litigation and land development matters. Additionally, Rich represents soldiers in military employment and reemployment rights cases and represents individuals in protection from abuse actions.
Rich is a Judge Advocate in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Rich received his B.A. from Temple University and his J.D., cum laude, from Temple University School of Law. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania, Montgomery and Delaware County Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania National Guard Association, the National Guard Association of the States and the United States Armor Association.