Ronald E. Hurst

Of Counsel


Philadelphia, Cherry Hill

Ronald E. Hurst is Of Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice emphasizes multi-party catastrophic personal injury and property damage, toxic torts (including asbestos and benzene), products liability, national coordination of litigation and preventative counseling, environmental litigation, complex commercial litigation and OSHA compliance.

Mr. Hurst is a trained industrial hygienist/toxicologist and has an extensive background in industrial hygiene and safety, human factors and other environmental and occupational health and safety issues, including asbestos, benzene and indoor air quality. Prior to joining the firm, he was the principal of his own industrial hygiene and safety consulting company, as well as an instructor in industrial hygiene, human factors and safety at Cleveland State University.

Mr. Hurst is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hurst has also been admitted pro hac to numerous other courts throughout the country. He is a certified arbitrator for the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Hurst received his J.D. degree, cum laude, in 1987 from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering Technology in 1981 from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., and a M.S. degree in Environmental Health and Safety in 1983 from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.

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