Roxanne Zhilo

Senior Associate

Civil Litigation

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Roxanne Zhilo is an Associate at Greenblatt Pierce Funt & Flores, LLC who practices in the firm’s Civil Litigation department. Much of Roxanne Zhilo’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, particularly in the areas of consumer fraud, personal injury, employment law, civil rights, and small contract matters. Ms. Zhilo works closely with Partner, Harry J. Kane, Jr. in connection with investigation of civil claims, legal research, aiding clients in navigation through the legal system, preparing discovery, and organizing evidence in anticipation of trial. Roxanne Zhilo also functions as a liaison between the firm and our Digital Forensics Company in matters involving large data sets, electronic discovery, and various forms of litigation technology.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Roxanne Zhilo graduated from Villanova University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Zhilo graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Strategic and Organizational Communications from Temple University. She obtained concentrations in Public Relations and Rhetorical Studies. As a bilingual daughter of political refugees who fled the former USSR to escape religious persecution, Roxanne Zhilo makes it a point to give back and be an active member of her community. She participates in various charitable organizations and is a leader within the community. Ms. Zhilo sits on the board of several non-profit organizations. Ms. Zhilo sits on the Alumni Board of the Chabad at Temple University and has also helped start a local Town Watch and Community Outreach Non-Profit called NE Phila Connected. Besides working to create a safer community, NE Phila Connected works as a bridge between various immigrant communities and resources they may not be aware of or know how to access. Ms. Zhilo is also involved with several female empowerment initiatives, such as the Female Professional Collective. A product of the Philadelphia Public Schools, Roxanne Zhilo understands the valuable role her art and music education played in her development. As such, Ms. Zhilo is a big supporter of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is a Young Member of the Philadelphia Art Museum, as well as a member of several theaters.

Ms. Zhilo’s diverse background provides her with a unique perspective. Prior to coming to Greenblatt Pierce Funt & Flores, Roxanne Zhilo worked as a General Litigation Paralegal at Kats, Jamison & Associates. Her extensive experience brought her to Greenblatt Pierce Funt & Flores in February 2015, when she began working as our Civil Litigation Case Manager. As an Associate, in addition to her legal work, Ms. Zhilo continues to work with Senior Partners and Management to create and implement more efficient ways of managing client files and streamlining litigation processes by incorporating new technologies where applicable. As of December 2020, Ms. Zhilo heads GPFF Law’s new satellite office in Bucks County.

Ms. Zhilo is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Federal Court.

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  • November 27, 2020 – Street Security: Immigrants who Watched Businesses Suffer Formed their own Patrols“Town Watch has been in existence 40 years. But most of the immigrant community were not aware of how they could get involved and utilize those resources,” Zhilo said. “Town Watch has guidelines. Once we started working with them, we realized the community can actually do this for ourselves. Take accountability for our neighborhoods. Pool resources. Be the eyes and ears of the city.”

Professional Memberships and Leadership Positions:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • Female Professional Collective
  • The Pyramid Club Technology Round Table
  • Russian Speaking Professionals Network
  • Temple University Chabad Alumni Board
  • Temple University Young Professionals Mentor
  • Young FIDF: Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey Chapter
  • NE Phila Connected Founding Board Member

Speaking Engagements:

  • Guest Speaker on the 16th Minute with Damon Feldman. “Women on the Move” Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
  • Guest Speaker, The Technology Round Table at the Pyramid Club, “The Legal Side of Social Media and Internet Presence: Liabilities, Risks, Benefits, Ethical Considerations, and How It May Lead To or Effect Potential Litigation.” Tuesday, June 20, 2017.