Bovarnick & Associates, LLC
Robert M. Bovarnick, Managing Member
Luke W. Sampson, Associate
Randy H. Steen, Of Counsel
Rob BovarnickRobert M. Bovarnick
Managing Partner

Rob Bovarnick is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Prior to starting his firm, he was Vice Chair of the Bankruptcy Group at a 170 lawyer firm and head of the Creditor’s Rights practice at a 20 lawyer firm. He is the former Chair of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference.

Rob has written and lectured extensively on various legal issues, has been a guest lecturer and speaker at numerous legal conferences, and has authored articles for a variety of legal publications including The Bankruptcy Strategist, The Alliance Report, and publications for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He is author of a monthly column for Philadelphia’s third largest daily newspaper, The Evening Bulletin, called “Ask the Attorney,” and is the only attorney in Philadelphia who writes for a general community newspaper.

Rob serves on numerous legal committees with the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute and has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Rob is on the Solo and Small Firm Management Committee and is Co-Chair of the Small Business Committee, both with the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is on the Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar. Rob served on the United States Congressional Medicare Task Force and, in 2004 and 2006, served on the finance committee for Lois Murphy’s candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently, he is on the National Republican Congressional Committee Business Advisory Council, the Board of the International Student Athlete Academy, a non-profit organization that helps young men learn the importance combining academics with athletics, the Board on HIAS and Council, an agency assisting immigrants into the United States and is the former President of the Board for the Pennsylvania affiliate of a national non-profit organization. Rob lives in Bala Cynwyd with his wife and two children.

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Luke W. Sampson


Luke Sampson joined Bovarnick and Associates eight years ago to oversee operations. In Spring of 2011, Luke graduated from Rutgers University School of Law. While in law school, Luke focused on corporate, commercial, and bankruptcy law, which enabled him to provide immediate and ongoing value to the Firm.

Luke’s practice focuses on a range of corporate matters, including but not limited to contracts, incorporation, transactions, and business bankruptcies.

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Of Counsel

Randy is a graduate of the Temple University Beasely School of Law. She focuses her practice in all aspects of estate, trust, tax, and business succession planning including, but not limited to Special Needs Planning, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney for Finance and Health Care, Charitable Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Tax Planning Strategies, Business Succession Planning, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Will Contests, Asset Protection Planning, and IRS Disputes.

Randy is a frequent lecturer on various tax, estate, business and retirement planning issues. Randy was a co-author for the Legal Intelligencer regarding tax issues. She also speaks to non-profit groups and families of children and adults with special needs regarding proper estate planning on a pro bono basis. Randy currently sits on the Philadelphia Jewish Family Services Advisory Board for Autistic Children.

Randy also serves on the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, and represented women pro bono in the Philadelphia Region in the class action suit against Dow Chemicals involving breast implant litigation.

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