OUR PEOPLE

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

CYNTHIA L. BERNSTIEL
Partner    

Cyndi is a partner and shareholder at Rebar Bernstiel. She concentrates her practice on arson and fraud investigation and litigation, and first party coverage matters. She also has extensive experience handling bad faith litigation involving underlying claim denials for arson/fraud and cases involving policy rescission. Cyndi conducts in-depth, multi-faceted investigations on behalf of her insurance clients and routinely conducts examinations under oath of policyholders... FULL BIOGRAPHY

STEPHEN BISSELL
Associate    

Stephen is an Associate at Rebar Bernstiel. He concentrates his legal practice defending insureds and insurers in the areas of premises liability, medical malpractice, professional liability, products liability, commercial transportation, employment, workers’ compensation and products liability. His practice includes representation of clients from inception through trial in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. FULL BIOGRAPHY

JULIE BUONOCORE
Associate    

Julie is an Associate at Rebar Bernstiel's Blue Bell office. She concentrates her practice in defending insurance carriers and their insureds in a variety of litigation matters. Prior to joining Rebar Bernstiel in 2018, Julie practiced at two well-established insurance defense firms. Julie is experienced in aggressively defending clients in a wide array of civil matters, including arbitration, meditation, depositions, motion practice... FULL BIOGRAPHY

MARCO DI PRATO
Associate    

Marco concentrates his practice on defending liability matters. He assists his insurance industry clients in investigating all types of suspicious claims, including large-scale residential and commercial arsons, residential burglaries, commercial vandalism/burglaries, claims involving the mysterious disappearance of property... FULL BIOGRAPHY

PATRICK J. HEALEY
Partner   

Patrick J. Healey is a partner at Rebar Bernstiel. He has extensive experience in the civil litigation area, having handled cases of medical malpractice, automobile and premises liability, municipal liability, civil rights, products liability, employment litigation, insurance coverage, ERISA, and employment law. Patrick has conducted cases from initial pleading to discovery phases, through trial and appeal. FULL BIOGRAPHY

CATHLEEN KELLY REBAR
Partner   

Cathleen is a partner and shareholder at Rebar Bernstiel. She has been advising and counseling clients in complex litigation matters for over a decade. She defends clients in claims pertaining to professional liability and errors and omissions, products liability, toxic tort, premise liability, security, health care, social services... FULL BIOGRAPHY

FRANK V. KELLY
Partner   

Frank is a partner at Rebar Bernstiel. He has deep and broad experience in liability practice. He has been advising and counseling clients in complex litigation matters for more than two decades. He defends clients in claims pertaining to complex high exposure cases including personal injury, medical malpractice, automobile... FULL BIOGRAPHY

JEANNIE PARK LEE
Partner   

Jeannie Park Lee is a partner at Rebar Bernstiel. Her practice includes representing insureds and insurers in litigation pertaining to professional liability, products liability, toxic tort, premises liability, health care and employment issues. In addition, Jeannie has considerable experience representing insurers by conducting coverage investigations and defending coverage and bad faith lawsuits for both... FULL BIOGRAPHY

GEORGE MCCLELLAN
Partner    

George McClellan is a partner in the firm practicing in the area of complex commercial litigation. With diverse experience in complex commercial class action litigation, a significant portion of his practice focuses on managed care litigation, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance as well as complex insurance coverage issues and disputes... FULL BIOGRAPHY

SETH J. MEYER
Associate   

Seth is an associate in the New York Office of Rebar Bernstiel. He focuses his practice in complex litigation matters, representing both businesses and individuals. Seth splits his practice between representing professionals and organizations in civil litigations and representing businesses in commercial litigation matters. FULL BIOGRAPHY

WILLIAM NEWMAN
Associate  

Prior to joining Rebar Bernstiel, Bill practiced at a well-respected law firm in Montgomery County, PA where he concentrated his practice in medical malpractice defense. In addition, Bill worked with a solo practitioner in Drexel Hill, PA practicing in multiple areas of law including insurance defense and wills, trusts and estates... FULL BIOGRAPHY

JOYCE S. PICKLES
Associate  

Joyce S. Pickles has been practicing for almost a decade representing both carriers and insureds on the defense side. She specializes in coverage matters in both the first- and third-party liability context, but has also represented insureds in trucking, nursing home, premises liability and auto litigation. Joyce has represented carriers for coverage litigation matters involving issues of bad... FULL BIOGRAPHY

C. SCOTT RYBNY
Partner  

Scott Rybny is a partner at Rebar Bernstiel. He specializes in representing insurers in all phases of first and third party insurance disputes –including pre-litigation activities, special investigations, declaratory relief actions, and lawsuits alleging bad faith. His experience encompasses commercial general liability, farm, condominium, fiduciary liability, property, business interruption... FULL BIOGRAPHY