John B. Cromer

John B. Cromer

Phone: (412) 904-3360

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Mr. Cromer concentrates his law practice in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, employment law, professional negligence, construction law, energy law, and general insurance matters. His background in complex litigation allows him to provide counsel and solve issues in a cost-efficient and timely manner. Mr. Cromer began his legal career as a judicial law clerk to Chief Judge Thomas D. Lambros of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and he has become an experienced litigator with 20-years of experience representing clients in and out of court.

With comprehensive experience in auto, general and product liability matters, tractor-trailer/transportation claims, personal injury suits, and food and beverage litigation, Mr. Cromer has been asked to serve as a mediator, as well as an expert witness, in a variety of cases. He has authored hundreds of legal opinions, brought and defended Declaratory Judgment actions, and handled bad faith and extra-contractual litigation. The multi-faceted experience found at BCC enables Mr. Cromer to be an invaluable asset to its clients. A firm believer in alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Cromer, in addition to trying cases in federal court, state court, the Board of Claims, and in arbitration, has vast experience in the effective use of mediation and summary jury trials.

While at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Cromer served as the Managing Editor of the Capital University Law Review and received the Dean’s Award for Recognition of Outstanding Student Service. He is an alumnus of the Miami University Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. As a member of the Allegheny County and West Virginia Bar Associations, Mr. Cromer frequently presents at seminars on a variety of issues involving civil litigation.

For over a decade Mr. Cromer has coached basketball to kindergartners through 4th graders, served as the Athletic Director and in multiple other positions with the Sacred Heart Athletic Association.

Practice Areas

EDUCATION

  • Capital University Law School (J.D., Cum Laude, 1992)
  • Miami University (B.S., 1988)

JURISDICTIONS

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation