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Rick Law
Rick Law


Eric S. Steckerl has been in practice for over 30 years. After four years as a trial attorney for the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Mr. Steckerl has had a broad-based practice in civil and commercial litigation and transactions; personal injury, product liability and toxic torts; insurance coverage and subrogation; construction law; labor and employment law; election law; commercial and consumer collections; criminal defense; constitutional issues and general litigation. Mr. Steckerl has extensive litigation, trial and appellate experience in state and Federal courts. He is married and has two daughters.

Current Employment Positions:

  • Senior Associate

Practice Areas:

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal and Traffic Defense
  • Personal Injury and Products Liability
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Coverage and Subrogation
  • Election Law
  • Employment and Discrimination Law

Professional Associations:

  • Berks County Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Pro-Bono Activities:

  • Open Hearth, Inc. (non-profit); Past Member and Vice-President of Board of Directors
  • Perkiomen Valley Foundation (non-profit); Past Member of Board of Directors


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • University of Buffalo
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Government

Past Positions:

  • Defender Association of Philadelphia, Trial Attorney

Recent Blogs

The right to an attorney

In 1991, Huwe Burton confessed to killing his mother. He did not kill his mother. 30 years later, after spending 20 years in prison, he was exonerated. The interrogation which produced his confession was designed to produce a confession. We have all heard of the many...

Piercing the Corporate Veil

The primary reason that individuals choose to set up a limited liability company (LLC) or corporation (INC) is to protect themselves and their family from personal liability in connection with the operation of a business.   If you come up with an idea such as selling...

My Car Was Stolen, Do I Need an Attorney?

First thing is to call the police tell and them what happened and everything you remember. Every detail will help them. Time (if you have a good idea) when it was stolen. Where it was stolen from, where you were, if you were with other people or alone, where your...

Why Every Small Business Owner Needs an Attorney

First, I would like to say I am not an attorney, but I did run my own consignment shop for five years. What a life-changing experience it is to run a small business. Lucky for me, one of the first things I did was hire an attorney. With so much to learn as a small...

How Much Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Everyone has car insurance, but no one really knows why they have the limits they have. Unfortunately, drivers often choose whatever coverage keeps their premiums the lowest. The legislature does not help matters either. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires that...

What is this COVID payroll tax deferral all about?

COVID-19 has been a disaster for not just individuals, but for employers as well.  The struggle to continue running your business and keep your employees paid all while many of your customers have lost their jobs and slowed down their spending has been a real disaster...

Incorporation of your Organization

Many of us out there participate in adult recreational sports leagues – hockey, golf, basketball, softball, etc. and even more of us, as parents, participate in the leagues or sports organization in which our children participate. Involvement in these groups or...