Michael J. Gombar, Jr. became a partner with the law firm of Masano Bradley, LLP in January of 2012. Prior to this, he began his career with the firm as a summer associate during the summer of 2004 and later he joined the firm on a full-time as an associate in August of 2005.
Mr. Gombar’s practice includes all areas of the law with a concentration in estate planning, estate administration, municipal law, corporate law and banking law.
He is a lifelong resident of Berks County and a 1998 graduate of Reading Central Catholic High School. Following this, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2002 from St. Joseph’s University, where he was nominated to Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Political Science Honor Society). He subsequently earned a Juris Doctor Degree in 2005 from The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, where he was the recipient of the Seidel Family Scholarship. While earning his degrees, Mr. Gombar interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the chambers of the Honorable Jeffrey L. Schmehl, Judge of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and the district office of The Honorable Michael A. O’Pake, Pennsylvania State Senator.
Mr. Gombar is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania State Courts and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Berks County Bar Association, where he is a Co-Chair of the Municipal Law Section, and a member of the Young Lawyer’s Division.
In 2009, he was recognized as one of the “20 Under 40” list by the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal recognizing individuals in the eastern Pennsylvania business arena for their professional and civic-related achievements.
Actively involved with numerous local non-profits, Mr. Gombar serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau, the South Mountain YMCA and the Greater Reading Mental Health Association and as Solicitor for the Berks County Police Heroes Fund.