MARCUS & AUERBACH LLC
Penn Valley, Pennsylvania
1121 N. Bethlehem Pike, Suite 60-242
Spring House, PA 19477
Jerome M. Marcus
Mr. Auerbach graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1983) and Temple University School of Law (J.D. 1991), where he was a William R. Spofford Scholar. Since 1991, Mr. Auerbach has concentrated much of his practice on matters involving complex scientific and medical issues. His primary practice areas have included environmental, mass tort, antitrust, ERISA, civil rights and consumer fraud litigation. He has served as lead counsel in numerous complex litigations, including both class and non-class matters, on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.
Mr. Auerbach has served as class counsel in the Pennsylvania Diet Drug Litigation and the New Jersey Diet Drug Litigation, where he also served on the plaintiffs’ medical monitoring class action trial team. The trial of that class action led to a nationwide global settlement valued in excess of $3 billion in medical monitoring and personal injury claim relief. He has also been appointed co-lead counsel in the New Jersey Hormone Replacement Therapy Litigation. Mr. Auerbach has litigated a number of cases involving radiation health effects, including In re Hanford Nuclear Reservation, (U.S.D.C. E.D. Wash.) and Cook, et al. v. Rockwell International, et al., (U.S.D.C. D.Colo.), involving the former operators of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant in Golden, Colorado. Mr. Auerbach has also represented clients in a number of civil rights actions involving religious freedom and racial discrimination claims.
From 1983 to 1988, Mr. Auerbach was a research associate and teaching fellow in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Public Health. During law school, Mr. Auerbach was a judicial intern for the Hon. John T. J. Kelly, Jr. of the Pennsylvania Superior Court. He also served as a policy analyst with the Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Drug Control Policy. He has been a member of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Mr. Auerbach is admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Colorado, Western District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Tenth Circuit. Mr. Auerbach has been a guest lecturer on civil rights and constitutional law at Arcadia University. Mr. Auerbach has served on a pro bono basis as a court-appointed Child Advocate and guardian ad litem on behalf of abused and neglected children through the Philadelphia Support Center for Child Advocates. He also serves as a member of the Investigative Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. Mr. Auerbach is a Barrister in the Temple American Inn of Court. Mr. Auerbach is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.