Berks County has a population in excess of 400,000 people. Berks County was formed in 1752 after inhabitants of northern Lehigh County filed several petitions. The county seat is in Reading, which was named after Williams Penn’s family home in Reading, Berkshire, England.
Major employers in Berks County include Associated Wholesalers, Ashley Furniture, Boscov's, East Penn Manufacturing, FirstEnergy, Penske Truck Leasing, Redner's Warehouse Market, Sovereign Bancorp, St. Joseph Medical Center and WorleyParsons.
Employees in Berks County frequently live in municipalities located near their homes in
Bethel, Birdsboro, Boyertown, Douglas, Kutztown, Mount Penn, Muhlenberg, Reading, Tulpehocken and Wyomissing.
Our firm, located in Blue Bell, Montgomery County, is located just off the Blue Route and the Plymouth Meeting exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, is a short drive from Berks County and we frequently represent employees who live and work Berks County.