Eduardo Robreno

Hon. Eduardo Robreno

Judge Robreno received a B.A. in History from Westfield State University, an M.S. in Labor Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts, and a J.D. from Rutgers Law School at Camden, New Jersey, where he served as articles editor of the law review. He was in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1981-1992. At the time of his induction to the bench he was a partner in a large Philadelphia law firm. From 1978-1981, he served as a trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. Throughout his nearly twenty five years judicial career, Judge Robreno has carried a full docket of civil and criminal cases. He is the author of over 1800 judicial opinions. Since 2008, Judge Robreno has presided over MDL-875 personal injury asbestos litigation, the largest multi-district litigation in the federal courts where he has been praised for resolving over 180,000 cases consisting of some 10 million claims. During his judicial career, in addition to his assignment as a District Judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, he has sat by designation with the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and Eleventh Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the District Courts in New Jersey, Delaware and Western District of Pennsylvania. He is currently sitting by designation in the District of Delaware.