Rush T. Haines

Of Counsel
Phone: (215) 988-2944 (215) 988-2944
Fax: (215) 988-2757


Rush T. Haines represents lenders and borrowers in loan originations, including construction and permanent loans, letter of credit enhanced financing, industrial revenue bond financing, leveraged buy-out financing and vessel fleet financing. In addition, Rush has significant experience in loan restructuring workout and foreclosure.

From the time of his involvement as a young lawyer in both the Penn Central and Martin Decker bankruptcies, Rush’s practice has bridged the firm’s real estate and banking/bankruptcy practices involving significant representation of banks and other financial institutions as well as real estate developers and investors.

Rush regularly lectures for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Pennsylvania Land Title Association and other continuing legal education organizations on real estate finance, ethics, restructurings, workouts and foreclosures. He is a contributing author to a number of Pennsylvania Bar Institute publications, including Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Real Estate Finance Documents, Mortgage Foreclosures, Issues in Commercial Mortgage Foreclosures, and Ethical Issues for Real Estate and Business Lawyers.


Distinguished Alumnus Award, The Episcopal Academy (2005)

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Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania


  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1968, cum laude, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1965

Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


  • The Episcopal Academy, Emeritus Trustee and Former Chairman of the Board
  • Keystone Weekend, Inc. (Past Board Member)
  • The Foundation for Breast and Prostate Health (Past Board Member)
  • Princeton Club of Philadelphia (Past President)

Rush's Areas of Focus