Attorneys at Law

Charles V. Curley

Charles “Chuck” Curley, the managing partner of Curley & Rothman, LLC, has been successfully trying cases for 25 years. Mr. Curley has built a career on always placing his clients’ best interests first, with a special focus on developing cost-effective and goal-oriented strategies to maximize recovery. With a specialty in employment law, Mr. Curley is respected as both a prosecutor and defender of individuals and businesses in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Mr. Curley oversees each case handled by Curley & Rothman from start to finish, priding himself in providing hands-on attention to each client.

Phone: 610-834-8819

Areas of specialty:

  • Employment Law

    • Wrongful discharge

    • Recovery of unpaid wages

    • Prosecution and defense of overtime claims under the FLSA

    • Age discrimination

    • Sexual harassment

    • Hostile work environment

    • Non-compete enforcement

    • Trade secret theft

    • Negotiation of severance packages

    • Drafting executive employee contracts

    • Family Medical Leave Act

    • Disability discrimination

    • Short-term and long-term disability (ERISA) claims

    • LAD and CEPA claims in New Jersey

  • Commercial Litigation

    • Partnership and shareholder disputes

    • Collection

    • Insurance coverage disputes

    • Estate litigation

    • Breach of contract

    • Slander and defamation

    • Interference with contractual relations

    • Preliminary injunctions


  • State and federal courts PA/NJ

  • Trial and appellate

  • Arbitration

  • Mediation


  • Villanova University Law School, Juris Doctorate, 1990

  • American University, Bachelor of Arts, 1986 (with Honors)

Activities/ Memberships:

  • Lecturer/Trainer, “Avoiding Employee Lawsuits”

  • Super Lawyers, 2013-2015

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania

  • New Jersey

  • United States Court of Appeals—Third Circuit

  • United States District Courts

    • Eastern District of Pennsylvania

    • Western District of Pennsylvania

    • District of New Jersey

Mr. Curley regularly provides employment-related training and informational seminars for his clients. He has presented to numerous clients, associations, and local trade groups throughout his career. On a daily basis, Mr. Curley advises clients on whether they have a winnable case and how to maximize their results. He is also active in community activities in Radnor Township, where he lives with this wife and three daughters. While he would rather be golfing, he is pleased to get to know you and give you the legal attention your case deserves.