About Geoffrey Gompers and Gompers & Associates, P.C.

  • 20 Year Martindale-Hubbell A.V. Rated
  • Top Legal Minds in New Jersey
  • Speak up America Award

Notable verdicts and settlements include:

  • $10 million dollar injury settlement
  • $2.97 million dollar accident verdict
  • $2.10 million dollar products liability settlement
  • $2.0 million dollar accident settlement
  • $850,00.00 dollar Discrimination lawsuit verdict
  • $500,00.00 dollar accident verdict

Geoffrey Gompers obtained his Ivy League undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1980 with cum laude honors.  He received the prestigious J. Tauro Scholar award for academic achievement upon graduating from Boston University School of Law in 1983.  He focuses his practice on litigation matters representing labor unions, companies, banks and injury victims. 

Mr. Gompers commenced his private practice in 1986 and scored seven and eight figure results, including what at the time was reputed to be the largest single plaintiff age discrimination verdict in Pennsylvania history.  Geoff is a descendant of American Labor movement leader and AFL-CIO President, Samuel Gompers. The firm achieved numerous personal injury verdicts and settlements ranging between $500,000 to $10,000,000.00.  Many settlements exceeded $1,000,000.00. 


The Gompers firm has been a fierce and aggressive adversary in both plaintiff and defense matters. The firm enjoys a reputation for being thorough, exceptionally well prepared and aggressive. It has successfully represented both management and employees in disciplinary and labor matters in newsworthy cutting edge legal cases.

The Gompers firm also has performed services for unions including AFSCME, TWU, CASA and for public employee workers before the Civil Service, Merit Boards, SAM and arbitrations panel.  The firm regularly handles due process personal injury and civil rights matters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey State and Federal Courts.

Significantly, the firm's labor practice extends to management defense also. The Gompers firm has represented businesses, banks, money transmitters and schools as labor and litigation counsel.  Clients have included the Merchants Express Money Order Company, the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, the Pennsylvania Association of Financial Centers, First Financial Bank, First Bank of the South, Royal Bank, Skyline, Inc. and Republic First Bank.  Other clients include Ace Companies, Cash America, Inc. and Windsor Jewels of Pennsylvania, Inc. 

Recent Noteworthy Decisions:
Ancora v. The Estate of Gregory Graham, Ancora Psychiatric Hospital

Daniel Wilkinson v. Ancora Psychiatric Hospital

Sealord, LLC, et al. v. Joseph Radler


Reported decisions include:
Bruno v. W.B. Saunders Co., 882 F.2d 760 (3d Cir. Pa. 1989), 493 U.S. 1062 (U.S. 1990) (cert. denied).

Merchants Exp. Money Order Co. v. Sun Nat. Bank, 374 N.J. Super. 556 (App.Div. 2005), Quinn, Joseph v. Septa, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, February Term 1994, No. 2679.


   

About Frank Finch, III

Frank Finch, III, is of counsel to the firm of Geoffrey B. Gompers & Associates, and also maintains his own practice at the same address. Mr. Finch, who is a native Philadelphian, obtained his undergraduate degree at Temple University, and his J.D. (1972) at the Villanova University School of Law.

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About Barry Penn

Mr. Penn is a native of Boston who came to Philadelphia to teach science at a Philadelphia high school after graduating from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1971. Mr. Penn was actively involved in the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Union until he resigned in 1977 to attend law school. He attended Widener University where he was editor in chief of the law school's legal periodical and author of several articles on asbestosis and worker safety.

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