Scott Reidenbach

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Scott R. Reidenbach is the founding principal of Reidenbach & Associates, LLC. Mr. Reidenbach concentrates his practice in the areas of Condominium and Community Association Law, Construction Litigation, Real Estate and related areas of real estate including transactions, litigation, landlord and tenant, and leasing. He has represented regional and national builders, developers and declarants as well as several hundred residential planned communities (condominium and homeowner associations) throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Mr. Reidenbach has extensive experience with claims and issues involving stucco, water intrusion, moisture, construction scheduling, construction defects, subcontractor issues, building codes, framing, contract disputes and insurance claims. He also has deep and broad experience with residential planned community (condominium and homeowner associations) issues such as drafting governing documents and Public Offering Statements, amending Declarations, Bylaws and Rules & Regulations, project approval processes, land development, financial security, additional and convertible real estate, budgeting, assessments, phasing in of units, Board control and governance, property management, dispute resolution, condemnation and eminent domain, meetings, minutes and voting.

Scott has tried numerous cases before juries in all of the surrounding counties and conducted arbitrations and mediations across Southeastern Pennsylvania. He has argued and appeared before the Pennsylvania Superior Court (Middle and Eastern District) and he has obtained what has been recognized as the fastest civil jury verdict (six minutes) in the history of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. 

Mr. Reidenbach’s practice also includes residential real estate transactions and litigation, business formation and litigation, and collections.

Scott has been qualified and has testified in court as an expert in the field of Condominium and Community Association Law and is a frequent lecturer, speaker and presenter on topics ranging from real estate sales and development to collections to property management.

Scott began his career with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin representing and defending property owners, individuals, physicians, hospitals and businesses in litigation matters involving claims of premises liability, medical malpractice and personal injuries. Prior to founding Reidenbach & Associates, he served as an associate attorney with Steven L. Sugarman & Associates, where his practice grew and transformed into insurance defense litigation of claims filed against condominium and homeowner associations sued for director and officer errors and omissions, governance and premises liability claims.

EDUCATION

B.A. 1993, Villanova University
J.D. 1997, Widener University School of Law 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania

Past Experience

Associate Attorney – Steven L. Sugarman & Associates

Associate Attorney – Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

Summer Clerk – Hon. Victor J. DiNubile, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Honors and Affiliations

Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” Rising Star, Law & Politics magazine – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011

Main Line Today magazine, “Top Lawyer” Real Estate – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Rosemont College – Board of Trustees – 2009-2015

Community Associations Institute (CAI), Delaware Valley Chapter – Past member of the Board of Directors, past Chair of the Central Pennsylvania Regional Chapter, member of the Philadelphia Regional Council, and member of the Central Pennsylvania Regional Chapter Steering Committee

Legacy (formerly Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis & Education Center) – member of the Annual Benefit Committee and 2013 Vice-Chair of the Annual Benefit and Auction

Villanova Alumni Baseball Association – member and past President

Wayne Business Association – Board of Directors - April 2014 – Present

Villanova University – Adjunct Professor – Fall 2013 – Present

Devon-Strafford Little League – Board of Directors – 2014 – Present

Love From Lenny Foundation – Board Member – 2013 – Present

Philadelphia Preservation Alliance – member

Personal

Scott is a native of Lancaster, PA and currently resides with his wife and children in Wayne, PA.

Enjoys jazz and R&B music, tennis, squash, cycling, yoga and skiing

Overbrook Golf Club

St. Katharine of Siena (Wayne, PA)

Fun Facts

Pitcher for Villanova University baseball teams that won two Big East championships (1991 & 1993)

Appeared in several scenes as a “background artist”/extra in a Denzel Washington movie partially filmed in Philadelphia in 1996. Can you guess the movie?

As an eleven year old in 1982, hit 265 consecutive pitches off of a pitching machine at Cheshire Academy (CT), a record that still stands today!