Joshua Marc Rudolph, Esq.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Rudolph was an entrepreneur and political strategist. He operated a restaurant and nightclub where sales continually grew over his tenure. As a political strategist, he worked with elected officials and major associations building successful advertising and political campaigns nationally and throughout Pennsylvania. Representative clients include candidates for the positions of President of the United States, Governor, United States Senate, United States Congress, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State row offices and Township Commissioners.
In 2006, Mr. Rudolph joined the Law Offices of Sander Budanitsky as a law clerk. His work included assisting trial counsel in preparation of PIP arbitration’s, Depositions, Motion practice, filing of complaints with the Superior Court of New Jersey and legal research. In 2012, Mr. Rudolph became a Litigation Associate with the firm handling bodily injuries cases, contract cases, criminal defense, claims against the Government and motion practice. As a Litigator with the firm, he successfully represented clients in personal injury protection actions, civil lawsuits, criminal defense and contractual disputes in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He defeated defense motions seeking judgment against clients in matter regarding Claims against the Government, medical expense reimbursement, civil liability in injury claims and contract clauses. Moreover, Mr. Rudolph had charges withdrawn against clients in criminal actions due to lack of admissible evidence.
Mr. Rudolph worked at the Chester County District Attorney’s Office (PA). At the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Rudolph handled hundreds of criminal matters including DWI/DUI, drug related offenses, summary offenses, misdemeanors and felonies. Mr. Rudolph conducted preliminary hearings, entered eligible defendants into alternative programs, argued Suppression Motions and Bail Hearings before the Court of Common Pleas, successfully negotiated summary agreements and wrote multiple briefs in support of the Commonwealth.
Mr. Rudolph graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania and Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Rudolph was awarded the Taishoff Institute of Advocacy and Public Service for specialized legal studies in Criminal Law and Trial Advocacy Law with honors and earned Pro Bono. Mr. Rudolph is barred in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
While not assisting his clients, Mr. Rudolph enjoys reading about history and the evolution of government. His hobbies include playing golf, hiking, camping and spending time with his wife and three sons. Mr. Rudolph is an active member of the Congregation at BTBJ in Erdenheim and Meadowlands Country Club in Blue Bell.
Abigail Silverman Leeds, Esq.
Abby Silverman Leeds joined the Rudolph Law Firm in December 2016 as a Senior Partner. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Leeds was an associate at the Norristown law firm of Consolo & Harbison where she focused her practice on Family and Criminal matters throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
A life-long resident of Montgomery County, Ms. Leeds graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Rutgers University School of Law in 2006.
Following her graduation from law school, Ms. Leeds was an Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County, PA. With almost five years in the DA’s office, she developed a solid working knowledge of trial rules and practices. The majority of her time was spent in the Sex Crimes and Major Crimes Units prosecuting some of the most serious offenders in the county. In addition, Ms. Leeds took responsibility for prosecuting all animal cruelty cases brought to the county. After leaving the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Leeds served for a year as Executive Director of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, where her experience and passion for child advocacy helped grow the organization and expand its reach into the community.
Ms. Leeds has always had a keen interest in the law. Before attending law school, she worked as an Advocate with the Victim Services Center of Montgomery County. As an undergraduate, she volunteered, and was then hired, as a youth counselor with Central Counties (PA) Youth Center.
Ms. Leeds has served as a member of the Child Advocacy Committee of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Children’s Roundtable and Truancy Taskforce. She is a frequent interviewee on local and regional news media for cases handled as well as for expertise on child abuse and cases involving children.
Ms. Leeds has demonstrated her mastering of the field of Family Law while teaching Continuing Legal Education seminars including, The Art of Representing a Child in the Legal Arena. Ms. Leeds has been honor for her efforts receiving the “Unsung Hero” Award – presented by the Pennsylvania State Senate, for fundraising on behalf of the Montgomery County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Ms. Leeds continues to be a resident of Montgomery County where she now resides with her family.h3>