Andrew J. Kornblau Member Pennsylvania
Phone: 215.561.8540 Fax: 215.988.1215
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Andrew works aggressively and efficiently to achieve the best result for his clients in state and federal courts, as well at arbitrations, mediations and administrative hearings.  He has a varied litigation background, primarily specializing in the defense of claims brought under the Federal Employers' Liability Act and asbestos-related toxic torts.  He also defends clients in claims brought for personal injury, general premises liability and employment discrimination.

Andrew was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Star for 2015.  Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters.  A description of their selection methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Andrew is a Certified Arbitrator, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.  He also previously served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, where he oversaw the editing and publishing over numerous student and faculty articles.  Andrew also served as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant for first year students.  Following graduation, Andrew clerked for the Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, Presiding Judge of Probate and General Equity in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington Vicinage, where he was exposed to a variety of cases, including general equity, commercial litigation, contracts, estate planning, will and trust administration, zoning, and foreclosure matters.

Presentations include:

  • "New Jersey Case Law Changes," HarrisMartin's New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference, New Brunswick, NJ (3/1/24)
  • "Tag Team – How Claims Professionals’ Involvement is Necessary to Defend the Railroad and Support Counsel at Trial," National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel Fall Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (10/18/23) 
  • "Cosmetic Talc and Asbestos: Current State of the Science," Updates on Health Science Topics, Princeton, NJ (5/4/23)
  • "New Jersey Law Updates Affecting Asbestos Litigation," HarrisMartin’s New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference, New Brunswick, NJ (3/3/23)
  • "Overview of Talc Litigation," Perrin Conferences Asbestos Litigation Trends & Trial Overview Conference, Virtual Conference (6/22/22)
  • "Getting Along At A Cosmetic Talc Trial," American Bar Association’s 30th Annual Toxic Torts and Environmental Spring CLE Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ (4/8/22 - 4/9/22)

Practice Areas


New Jersey, 2005
Pennsylvania, 2005
New York, 2016
Connecticut, 2019
Washington D.C., 2023
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York


Published Works

Racial Injustice? Ferguson v. City of Charleston and the State of Title VI in the Post-Sandoval Era, 2 Rutgers J.L. & Urb. Pol'y, 353, 2005

Associations and Professional Activities

Executive Committee Member, Philadelphia Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division (YLD)

Rutgers-Camden Law School Alumni Association Board

Honors and Awards

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Star, Civil Litigation Defense, 2015 [see text to the left]


J.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 2005
Dean's Merit Scholar
Teacher's Assistant, Legal Research and Writing
Senior Articles Editor, Rutgers Journal of Law and Urban Policy

Saint Louis University School of Law, Madrid Campus, Summer 2002

B.S., Rutgers University, 2002
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