Ms. Rodden is a 2001 graduate from the Beasley School of Law of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating in the top 20% of the graduating class. Ms. Rodden received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science/Public Administration from West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1979.
Ms. Rodden concentrates her practice in the areas of Commercial Real Estate and Development, complex Commercial and Business Litigation, intricate Family Law involving business assets, Employment Law and Adversary Actions in Bankruptcy cases and issues related to the sub-prime mortgage crisis. Ms. Rodden has defended both employees and employers in employment discrimination actions including the successful defense of a Chester County employer in a class action national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Rodden enjoyed a successful career as a Vice-President and Financial Aid Administrator for several multi-location post-secondary institutions with locations throughout the East Coast and has extensive experience in the area of regulatory compliance. During law school, Ms. Rodden was employed as a law clerk for a Montgomery County boutique real estate practice and title insurance company completing hundreds of complex real estate and financing transactions.
Ms. Rodden has lectured before many professional and business organizations on such topics as Commercial Real Estate and Development, Condominium Conversion and Employment Discrimination issues facing employers today including actions brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1965, as amended, as a lecturer for the Division of Continuing Adult and Professional Studies of Neumann College, Aston, Pennsylvania. Most recently, Ms. Rodden presented a course entitled A 2008 Nuts and Bolts Overview of Family Law for the Suburban General Practitioner with Ethics for the Division of Continuing Adult and Professional Studies of Neumann College.
Ms. Rodden is admitted to practice before the bars of the Supreme Court of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the State of New Jersey. Ms. Rodden has also been admitted to practice before courts throughout the country including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.