Email heichenbaum@lawsgr.com
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Heather M. Eichenbaum

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Heather M. Eichenbaum is a Member in the Firm’s Insurance and Casualty Litigation Practice area, with extensive experience in sports, recreation, entertainment, and amusement defense, products liability, and insurance bad faith, coverage and subrogation claims. She also handles various commercial litigation matters, as well as appellate cases, and has a wide range of experience in the areas of legal, medical and dental malpractice. She regularly handles defense matters for amusement, recreation, and hospitality venues such as Great Wolf Lodge, FunPlex, Six Flags, Gillian’s Wonderland, Playland’s Castaway Cove, Holiday World, and Reithoffer Shows, and also handles both corporate and defense matters for Steel Pier Associates (“Steel Pier”), Moser Rides, Rides-4-U, International Rides Management, and other national and international clients. She represents sports entities such as USA Triathlon, Philadelphia Triathlon, USA Track & Field, Camden Riversharks, and entertainment entities such as Herschend Family Entertainment (Adventure Aquarium) and Please Touch Museum.  Ms. Eichenbaum frequently provides corporate assistance to amusement venues, including preparation and review of leases, ride purchase contracts, concession agreements, and other contracts. She provides training on safety issues, risk management, customer service, regulatory issues, and incident reporting to several clients annually, as well as guidance on employment issues encountered in the amusement, hospitality, and entertainment industries. She represents Wynn Design & Development in the fields of safety and risk management. She provides corporate services to other entities such as Wagner Consulting Group and The Lundy Group.

Education

  • Temple University School of Law J.D. 1996, With Honors
  • President, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Note and Comment Editor, Political and Civil Rights Law Review
  • University of Rochester B.A. 1993, With Honors

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance and Casualty Litigation
  • Professional Liability and Malpractice Litigation

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

Professional Organizations

  • National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials, National Legal Counsel; Chair, Ethics and Constitution Committee
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Judge Pro Tempore
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Arbitrator
  • Cotswolds Condominium Association, President, Board of Trustees
  • Hamlets Condominium Association, Vice President, Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
  • Outdoor Amusement Business Association
  • International Independent Showmen’s Association
  • New Jersey Amusement Association