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, 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

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. Chelsea also volunteered as a client interviewer for the Philadelphia Family Court Domestic Violence Unit, and as a Marshall Brennan Constitutional Law Fellow, where she taught constitutional law and advocacy skills to Philadelphia high school students. In her final year of law school, Chelsea was selected to serve as a Dean’s Scholar, which involved assisting first year students and leading weekly review sessions in Criminal Law.

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Results

Representative Matters

  • researching law, drafting analyses, and preparing 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
  • researching law and drafting pleadings in a dispute over the sale of a commercial parcel for re-development
  • 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
Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.S., Drexel University

Publications

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