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Anthony M. Bottenfield

Associate   |   Philadelphia
Associate   |   Philadelphia

ANTHONY M. BOTTENFIELD is an Associate in the Firm's Construction Group and concentrates his practice on construction litigation. Anthony represents homeowners, builders, and contractors in construction defect matters as well as a wide-range of construction-industry related clients in every stage of litigation from discovery, pre-trial practice, trial, post-trial motions, and appeals. He has worked on public and private projects and assisted clients filing and defending bond claims and mechanics’ liens. Anthony has represented clients in multiple jurisdictions and alternate dispute resolution forums including mediation and arbitration before the AAA and in private settings.

Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Anthony served as an Intern for The Honorable Sylvia H. Rambo United States District Court, Middle Pennsylvania and Justice A. Michael Eakin of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. While in law school, Anthony authored, “Congressional Creativity: The Post-Chada Struggle for Agency Control in the Era of Presidential Signing Statements,” 112 Penn St. L. Rev. 1125, and was the Managing Editor of the Penn State Law Review.

Anthony serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Summer Associate Program. He has been an active Habitat for Humanity supporter, volunteering through the Philadelphia Bar Association and through the Firm’s work with Habitat.


  • Every year since 2013, Anthony has been selected to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in the field of Construction Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine. 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 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Areas of Practice



The Dickinson School of Law, Penn State, J.D.
Millersville University, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey