Our Firm


The skilled professionals of Billet & Associates successfully develop innovative solutions to meet our clients' needs. Our professionals serve not only as legal counsel but also as strategists and advisors to our clients.


Founded by Bob Billet, the firm now includes six highly skilled attorneys who have all worked together for over eight years. Many of them have won recognition for their accomplishments and have been deemed among Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars."


At Billet & Associates, we focus on representing clients in trials, appeals, and agency proceedings throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the State of New York, and nationwide.


Our firm's philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients is the cornerstone on which we build and maintain our relationships. 


Our Professionals


Billet & Associates has been recognized for the high quality of its professionals. They have the intellect, skills, and experience to succeed in even the most challenging of cases. Members of our distinguished staff include:  

Robert Douglas Billet

Rbillet@billetlaw.com

 the founding member of the firm, practices in the fields of environmental, mass torts, and pollution claims; product liability; insurance coverage and bad faith litigation; construction defects; liquor liability; medical, legal, and professional malpractice; municipal and civil rights; employment claims; commercial and business litigation; and general civil litigation.    

Jaime R. Gordon

Jgordon@billetlaw.com

Jaime Rosenman Gordon is Of Counsel at Billet & Associates.  Jaime has over 28 years of experience and is dedicated to being a skilled advocate, negotiator, and trial attorney in all phases of defense litigation working tirelessly in her representation of her clients.  She has litigated hundreds of defense litigation matters and has a reputation for knowing when to work toward a settlement and when to the case to trial.  She has argued cases before juries both in state and federal court to verdict as well as before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. 

Jaime's practice involves the defense of insureds and self-insured entities in casualty litigation.  She has extensive experience in the management and coordination of large scale legal projects, ranging from the oversight of multiple litigation teams to drafting and implementing claims procedures that seek to minimize risk for claims professionals.

Jaime is known to be tough yet fair, bringing a creative approach to the defense of her clients and thinking outside of the box.  She is an aggressive litigator who works effectively with opposing counsel to reach outcomes that protect her client's revenue and limit their exposure.    Prior to joining Billet & Associates, Jaime was a partner at a large regional law firm serving four different states.  She was also a litigator in the Office of General Counsel for a regional transportation company.

Jaime's professional activities extend beyond the courtroom.  As the parent of a child with autism, she is passionate about working with employers, non-profit organizations, school districts and business owners in their efforts to provide diversity and inclusion related compliance and risk reduction services.  She is active in many non- profit boards and has been directly engaged with a host of community, educational, political, and social service endeavors for the last decade working to promote and educate about how to provide legallly compliant, effective, and integrative diversity, equality, and inclusion plans.

When not practicing law, she enjoys traveling, reading, yoga and spending time outdoors with her three children and service dog, Rader.

 

Widener University School of Law, JD, 1996

Northeastern University, BS, 1993

Joseph Persichetti

Jpersichetti@billetlaw.com


2020 graduate of Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law and is currently admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Shanese I. Johnson and practiced plaintiff’s personal injury litigation for a time at a well-known center city firm. He eventually switched to defense work and took on a role at Billet & Associates where he deals with a variety of cases.

Jennifer Willis

Jwillis@billetlaw.com


Graduate of Widener University Delaware Law School, earning her degree in 2017. She is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She started her career as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, working under the guidance of the Honorable Shanese I. Johnson. Later, she transitioned to a regional civil defense firm, where her primary focus was on professional liability cases. Jennifer also has experience representing disabled veterans and has argued cases before the Board of Veterans Affairs.

Joeseph Russomanno

Jrussomanno@billetlaw.com


Joe earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Colorado Technical University, graduating Magna Cum Laude In 2018. Afterward he attended the Kline School of Law at Drexel University in the accelerated Juris Doctorate curriculum, graduating in 2020.

 

Prior to law school Joe served in both the Army and Air National Guards of New Jersey with an honorable discharge. He also worked as a corrections officer for the New Jersey Department of Corrections in two of the state’s maximum-security prisons.




Tara Brown has worked with Bob Billet since 1999. She became the office manager in 2008 and oversees Human Resources (HR) and finance. 

Tbrown@billetlaw.com

Disclaimer:

Billet & Associates only provides legal advice after having entered into an attorney client relationship, which our website specifically does not create. It is imperative that any action taken be done on advice of counsel. Because every case is different, the descriptions of awards and cases previously handled are not meant to be a guarantee of success.