Charles “Chip” Becker is an attorney at Kline & Specter, P.C., where he has primary responsibility for the firm’s post-trial and appellate practice. He works with firm lawyers on case and claim selection, venue and dispositive motions, in limine motions, trial strategy, settlement, and other issues as they arise in the firm’s cases.
Mr. Becker is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He serves on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Commission on Judicial Independence and previously served on the Court’s Appellate Courts Procedural Rules Committee. From 2010 to 2014, he taught appellate advocacy at the Penn Carey Law School during the fall semester and now is teaching state constitutional law. He is the immediate past president of the Third Circuit Bar Association and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Becker has been active in continuing legal education programs and has co-authored several book chapters. A graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.