Brian J. Zeiger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Zeiger Firm
 | 1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Two Penn Center, Suite 620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-989-4193
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008, 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

As an experienced trial attorney and founder of the Zeiger Firm, Brian J. Zeiger knows that a criminal charge involving a white collar or federal crime is serious and can come with severe penalties. He regularly represents people in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Mr. Zeiger’s goal is to obtain the best outcome possible for his clients’ situation and to help them tell their side of the story.

Throughout his career, Mr. Zeiger has been recognized for his legal skills and his adherence to the highest ethical standards. He is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40; and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s Top One Percent. Additionally, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Mr. Zeiger handles a wide range of federal and white collar criminal matters, including the following: health care fraud, child pornography distribution, drug trafficking, forgery, insider trading, sex tourism, embezzlement, computer crimes and fraud. Additionally, he also advocates for clients in criminal cases involving sex offenses, murder, theft, drug possession, police brutality, criminal appeals, DUI, bail reduction, pardons, parole hearings and expungements. Mr. Zeiger is known for the personal attention he gives to every case and his zealous defense of clients in the courtroom.

In 1997, Mr. Zeiger graduated from the Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, focusing on accounting and finance. In 2000, he earned a Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from Temple University. Mr. Zeiger is admitted to all state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Rights (50%): Police Misconduct

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Civil Rights: Police Misconduct

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015 Rising Stars: 2008, 2011 - 2012

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About Brian Zeiger

Admitted 2001, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://brianzeiger.com/attorneys/brian-j-zeiger/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top Lawyer, Global Directory of Who's Who
  • Nation's Top 1% – Criminal Defense, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • AVVO 10.0 Rating, Criminal Defense & Criminal Appeals
  • Super Lawyer, 2008, 2011-2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • National Police Accountability Project
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Elected as Counsel Member 2015-2017 term
  • Philadelphia Inn of Court, Master
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • All Pennsylvania State Courts
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Better Business Bureau – Accredited Business
  • NORML
  • Delaware County Chamber of Commerce
  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • The article examines a circuit split that operates to prevent people  from filing claims against the police officers who violated their rights. In his article, 18 TEX. J. C.L. & C.R. 181 , the article argues the law should be amended to increase potential plaintiffs’ access to justice in cases of civil rights violations by police officers., Author, A Change to Relation Back, 2013
  • Faculty, Law Review CLE: Driving Under the Influence
  • Faculty, NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy): NITA Building Trial Skills
  • Business Editor, Environmental Law and Technology Journal, Temple University School of Law

Educational Background:

  • Temple University, M.B.A., 2000
  • Washington University of St. Louis, B.S.B.A. Accounting & Finance, 1997
Office Location for Brian J. Zeiger

1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Two Penn Center, Suite 620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 215-989-4193

 

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Last Updated: 5/31/2016

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