Chelsea Biemiller

Chelsea Biemiller

Overview

Chelsea Biemiller focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, representing corporate and institutional clients in a wide variety of business litigation matters, including construction matters, employment and labor, educational issues, civil rights and state government litigation.

Her client representation includes:

  • researching and drafting legal memoranda and motions
  • interviewing witnesses
  • preparing and managing cases for mediation and arbitration
  • attending conferences, hearings and arbitrations
  • assisting with workplace investigations
  • preparing witnesses for depositions and trial 

Chelsea graduated magna cum laude from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. While in law school, she served as a member of the Moot Court Board, and as a Lead Editor for the Drexel Law Review, where her note was chosen for publication. 

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Results

Representative Matters

  • assisted in obtaining summary judgment for community college on employment discrimination claims by plaintiff who claimed he was discriminated against on the basis of his race, gender, and combined race and gender; drafted brief in opposition to plaintiff’s appeal, resulting in affirmance of summary judgment for community college by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • assisted in preparing for trial and obtaining favorable settlement of construction dispute on behalf of municipal water authority in connection with restoration project of multi-million gallon water tanks
  • researched law, drafted analyses, and prepared for mediation on behalf of a surety in a complex construction dispute involving claims by a subcontractor purportedly arising from performance bonds and payment bonds issued to the project developer
  • assisted in successfully defending insurer against significant medical malpractice claim by a patient who developed severe neurological complications following radiation treatment; secured a total defense verdict by contending that the complications were caused by an autoimmune response and not the radiation treatment
  • assisted in successfully defending large alumni association against petition for preliminary injunction filed by members seeking to compel association to place them on the ballot for election to the association’s governing body
  • conducted extensive nationwide research for inclusion in amicus brief to Pennsylvania Supreme Court on behalf of General Assembly, where the court agreed that the laches doctrine barred plaintiffs’ challenge to the procedure by which a law was enacted more than 20 years ago
  • researched and drafted successful motion to dismiss fraud claims brought against notary arising out of sale of real estate that lacked jurisdiction
  • assisted in obtaining settlement of two lawsuits brought against developer challenging the validity of a transfer of commercial property that permitted the client to move forward with large-scale redevelopment project planned for the property
  • assisted in obtaining complete dismissal of claims brought against Pennsylvania senator associated with his support of a law requiring arrestees to pay for booking fees; the claims were dismissed with prejudice on the ground of legislative immunity

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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.S., Drexel University
Memberships

  • Stradley Ronon Associates Committee
  • Founding Member, Young Professionals Network of Philadelphia Surety Claims Association
  • Committee Member, Dish It Up Event Planning, Women Against Abuse
  • United Way Young Leaders Program Graduate


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