Paul B. Himmel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Freedman & Lorry, P.C.
 | 1601 Market Street, Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-931-2550
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a senior shareholder at Freedman & Lorry, P.C., Paul. B. Himmel manages the firm’s workers’ compensation department and assists employees in Philadelphia County and throughout southeastern Pennsylvania who have been injured while on the job or who developed an illness after being exposed to dangerous substances in the workplace. Mr. Himmel’s experience with these types of matters is reflected in his certification by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section as a specialist in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law, and he is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Committee. In addition to workers’ compensation cases, Mr. Himmel's understanding of the litigation process allows him to assist Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents with product liability claims, medical malpractice complaints and a wide range of personal injury matters. He has experience in bench trials, jury trials and arbitration proceedings.

After earning his bachelor’s degree at Emory University in 1987, Mr. Himmel attended what was then known as Villanova University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1990. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Mr. Himmel is a member of several legal groups, including the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Himmel's background in workers' compensation law led to his appointment as fund counsel for a major Philadelphia area trade union's health and welfare fund. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Himmel has received a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo and a Notable* rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (70%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2017

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About Paul Himmel

Admitted: 1990, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.freedmanlorry.com/attorney-profiles/paul-b-himmel...

Honors and Awards:

  • Chosen by National Trial Lawyers as Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Awarded PhillyLabor Who’s Who in Injury and Injured Workers Advocacy List for 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section in Workers’ Compensation Law, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1990
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • State of New Jersey
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Member, American Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Fund Counsel, Laborers’ District Council Plasterers, Tenders & Laborers’ Health and Welfare Fund

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, B.A., 1987
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Office Location for Paul B. Himmel

1601 Market Street
Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-931-2550

 

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Last Updated: 2/15/2017

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