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Roxanne Zhilo

Senior Associate

Biography

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Roxanne Zhilo is an Associate at Weir Greenblatt Pierce, LLP, who practices in the firm’s Civil Litigation department. Much of Roxanne Zhilo’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, particularly in the areas of consumer fraud, personal injury, employment law, civil rights, and small contract matters. Ms. Zhilo works closely with Partner, Harry J. Kane, Jr. in connection with investigation of civil claims, legal research, aiding clients in navigation through the legal system, preparing discovery, and organizing evidence in anticipation of trial.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Roxanne Zhilo graduated from Villanova University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Zhilo graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Strategic and Organizational Communications from Temple University. She obtained concentrations in Public Relations and Rhetorical Studies. As a bilingual daughter of political refugees who fled the former USSR to escape religious persecution, Roxanne Zhilo makes it a point to give back and be an active member of her community. She participates in various charitable organizations and is a leader within the community. Ms. Zhilo sits on the board of several non-profit organizations. Ms. Zhilo sits on the Alumni Board of the Chabad at Temple University and has also helped start a local Town Watch and Community Outreach Non-Profit called NE Phila Connected. Besides working to create a safer community, NE Phila Connected works as a bridge between various immigrant communities and resources they may not be aware of or know how to access. Ms. Zhilo is also involved with several female empowerment initiatives, such as the Female Professional Collective. A product of the Philadelphia Public Schools, Roxanne Zhilo understands the valuable role her art and music education played in her development. As such, Ms. Zhilo is a big supporter of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Ms. Zhilo’s diverse background provides her with a unique perspective. Prior to coming to Weir Greenblatt Pierce, LLP, Roxanne Zhilo worked as a General Litigation Paralegal at Kats, Jamison & Associates. Her extensive experience brought her to Greenblatt Pierce Funt & Flores in February 2015, when she began working as our Civil Litigation Case Manager.  As a Civil Litigation Case Manager, Ms. Zhilo worked with Senior Partners and Management to create and implement more efficient ways of managing client files and streamlining litigation processes by incorporating new technologies where applicable. As of December 2020, Ms. Zhilo heads WGP’s new satellite office in Huntingdon Valley, PA.  This convenient location on the border of Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties allow the firm to better serve clients’ needs, by providing access to justice closer to home.

Ms. Zhilo is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Federal Court.

  • Education

    • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA (Juris Doctorate, 2014)
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Strategic and Organizational Communications, 2011)

  • Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania
    • New Jersey
    • Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • Honors

    • Spirit of Town Watch Award for Public Safety and Community
    • Service Appreciation (National Night Out) – October 6, 2020
    • Super Lawyers Rising Stars List 2020-2022 (NJ 2020; PA 2021 and 2022)
    • Lawyers on the Fast Track presented by the Legal Intelligencer 2021

  • Professional Memberships

    • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
    • Female Professional Collective
    • The Pyramid Club Technology Round Table
    • Russian Speaking Professionals Network
    • Temple University Chabad Alumni Board
    • Temple University Young Professionals Mentor
    • Young FIDF: Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey Chapter
    • NE Phila Connected Founding Board Member

  • Speaking Engagements

    • Guest Speaker on the 16th Minute with Damon Feldman. “Women on the Move” Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
    • Guest Speaker, The Technology Round Table at the Pyramid Club, “The Legal Side of Social Media and Internet Presence: Liabilities, Risks, Benefits, Ethical Considerations, and How It May Lead To or Effect Potential Litigation.” Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
    • NE Phila Connected presents an Interview by Roxanne Zhilo with Bucks County D.A. Matt Weintraub

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