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Anthony L. Byler

Partner   |   Philadelphia
Partner   |   Philadelphia

ANTHONY L. BYLER is a Partner at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC and a member of the Construction Group.

Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Tony was the Managing Partner of Byler & Blaker LLC. As a trial lawyer, he focuses his practice on representing public and private owners, contractors, subcontractors and material men. Tony has handled major construction disputes, for both plaintiffs and defendants, involving educational facilities, hotels, bridges, high-rise residential buildings, prisons, waste water treatment plants, parking garages, docks, assisted living facilities and shopping centers.

Tony has tried numerous construction cases both in court and in arbitration involving payment disputes, delay and disruption claims, payment and performance bonds, prompt payment statutes, mechanics’ liens, fiduciary duties, fraud, errors and omissions. Additionally, he serves as an arbitrator on the Roster of Neutrals for the American Arbitration Association

A frequent author and speaker on construction industry topics, Tony has written for Construction Today Magazine and has given numerous construction law seminars for the National Electrical Contractors Association, the General Building Contractors Association, the National Demolition Association and Widener University.


  • Tony has achieved an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating for professional ethical standards and legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings provides reviews of lawyers and law firms for consumers and professionals.
  • Tony has been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in the field of Construction Litigation since 2013. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.
  • From 2005-2008, Tony was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. 
  • Tony is top rated by Avvo, the online directory and Q&A forum for lawyers, doctors and dentists.
  • Tony was elected as one of the 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Construction by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™.


Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D.
Indiana University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit