Joseph L. Turchi

Managing Partner Tel: 215-606-6605 (PA) / 856-842-0772 (NJ) Fax: 215-606-6601 (PA) / 856-354-8075 (NJ) Send an Email

Mr. Turchi is a founding member of Salmon, Ricchezza, Singer & Turchi LLP. He has extensive experience in complex litigation, including a wide array of employment and educational discrimination and other claims, commercial litigation and professional liability claims. He has litigated and tried to verdict all forms of federal and state commercial litigation, employment and educational discrimination and related cases for more than 30 years; including injunctive and declaratory judgment actions involving contract disputes, class actions, age, race, gender, disability, harassment, national origin and religious discrimination matters in workplace and educational environments. Mr. Turchi has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer each year since 2014. Mr. Turchi has represented a wide range of clients in various private industries, homeowner’s associations and also public, charter, private schools and school boards.  He has also litigated sexual harassment claims, employee defamation cases, invasion of privacy and other work place tort claims. Mr. Turchi has litigated and tried employment, educational discrimination and commercial cases in state and federal courts located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Illinois, Virginia and California. In addition to numerous trials and injunction hearings, Mr. Turchi has appeared countless times before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and other similar agencies.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law
Professional Liability
Commercial Litigation
Education Law
Labor Law

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
J.D. - 1992
Honors: With Honors
Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey
B.A. cum laude - 1980
Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Member
Philadelphia Bar Association, Member