Robert L. Sachs, Jr., the managing partner of Shrager, Spivey & Sachs, has more than twenty-six years of experience helping those who have been harmed by a caregiver and has lectured nationally on nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, product liability, and truck accident litigation. He was appointed as Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel for consolidated nursing home litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, and he is an active member of the American Association for Justice’s Nursing Home Litigation Group. He blogs frequently on the latest legal news and also nursing home and assisted living facility abuse and neglect.
After graduating cum laude from Amherst College in 1981, Mr. Sachs went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Villanova University Law School in 1984. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd District, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Sachs is a member of several legal associations, including the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania and American Associations for Justice. He has held numerous leadership and committee positions, including serving as one of Pennsylvania’s elected Governors to the American Association for Justice. He also volunteers substantial time serving on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Public Justice Foundation. Mr. Sachs has also been published in the Villanova Law Review and Trial Magazine.
Outside his practice, Mr. Sachs volunteers with several community organizations and focuses on youth sports. He has served as assistant coach of the Valley Forge Minutemen, girls’ ice hockey coach for the Rink at Old York Road and baseball coach for the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club. He also offers an annual safety address to new drivers and their parents at Germantown Friends School.