Alan J. Tauber, Esq.
Alan J. Tauber has more than 24 years experience as a trial and appellate attorney in state and federal court criminal litigation, as well as civil rights and personal injury litigation. He has earned a reputation as a zealous and effective advocate for his clients, combining rigorous and resourceful legal research and analysis with accomplished negotiating skills. Most recently, Mr. Tauber served as co-counsel for Monsignor William Lynn, former Secretary of Clergy for the Philadelphia Archdiocese, in the landmark Philadelphia Clergy Abuse Criminal Trial.
Mr. Tauber began his criminal trial practice as a Public Defender at the highly regarded Philadelphia Public Defender Association where he served three years in the trial unit and one year in the appellate division. During his tenure there, Mr. Tauber tried more than 20 jury trials and 100 bench trials before assuming a position in the appellate unit where he argued cases before Pennsylvania’s Superior Court and Supreme Court. Since entering private practice in 2000, Mr. Tauber has continued to fight for the rights of the accused and has won acquittals in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is an ardent opponent of the death penalty and has provided pro bono representation to several death row inmates.
Since leaving public service, Mr. Tauber has developed expertise as a civil rights advocate. He has prosecuted claims against government officials who abused their authority and enforced unlawful policies. Through jury verdicts and settlements, Mr. Tauber has obtained significant compensation for the victims of excessive police force, false arrest and imprisonment, malicious prosecution and unlawful search and seizure. Mr. Tauber has also successfully litigated complex professional negligence actions and personal injury claims, winning for his clients awards in excess of several million dollars.
Mr. Tauber is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Rutgers Camden School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. Alan is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as the United States Supreme Court and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.