Attorney Details

Randi F. Knepper - Partner

RANDI F. KNEPPER is a 1990 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Ms. Knepper holds a Diploma in International Law and Relations from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. She received a Juris Doctorate, with Distinction, from Hofstra University School of Law where she was a member of the Law Review. She served a Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Joseph C. Messina, Superior Court of New Jersey. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, the Second and Third Circuits of the United States Court of Appeals, the District of New Jersey, the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York and the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience in the areas of commercial and insurance dispute litigation, including life, health and disability law, ERISA, contract disputes, pension and retirement benefits, rescission, insurance fraud, class actions, consumer fraud, and bad faith.

Active in many Bar related activities, Ms. Knepper is a past Chair of the Health and Disability Committee for the American Bar Association, for which she has previously served as a Program Chair and a Vice Chair. She has also served as a Vice Chair of Life Insurance Committee. She is active in the Defense Research Institute, Committee on ERISA, Life Health and Disability Law.  Within the Firm, she serves as a sub-chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and was instrumental in the establishment of and running of the Firm’s Sponsorship Program.  She also is a sub-chair of the Associate Liaison Committee in charge of the Firm’s associate training program.

Ms. Knepper was selected by NJBIZ as one of New Jersey’s 2005 “Forty under 40” award winners. She has spoken on numerous occasions on issues concerning ERISA, life, health and disability law. She edited and co-authored the Second and Third Circuit chapters of multiple volumes of the ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits, published by the American Bar Association and the Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Third Circuit chapters of Misrepresentations in the Life, Health, Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey, also published by the American Bar Association.