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Top Rated Personal Injury - Plaintiff Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Sean E. Quinn
Quinn Law Group, LLC
1500 Market Street, West Tower - Suite 4000
Philadelphia, PA 19102
T:Work 215-360-3666
F: Fax855-766-3959
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Education: Pennsylvania State University The Dickinson School of Law
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%), Business Litigation (10%)
Industry Groups: AAJ, NJAJ, PAAJ, PTLA


Sean Quinn is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and founder of the Philadelphia-based personal injury law firm, Quinn Law Group, LLC. He has extensive experience representing personal injury and wrongful death victims and their families in litigation throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 

Sean is known for his hard-hitting style, tireless work ethic, and unrelenting pursuit of justice for his clients. He prides himself on out-working the competition. A testament to his blue-collar, New Jersey roots. Over the past decade, his efforts led to the recovery of over $50 million for clients. 

These accomplishments have not gone unnoticed:

• Sean has been recognized by BOTH Super Lawyers - Pennsylvania and Super Lawyers - New Jersey, and in 2014, was again honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and a New Jersey Super Lawyer - Rising Star. These awards are impressive in their own right in that less than 2.5% of the attorneys in each state receive such honors. Even more impressive is the fact that Sean was again selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyer lists for both states – an honor achieved by only a handful of attorneys.

• Sean has been annually honored by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of its Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyers.

•  Sean has achieved a 10/10 Superb rating by the attorney rating website, Avvo.

• Sean has been selected as as Top 10 Attorney Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.

•    Sean has been honored by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of its Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyers.


The Quinn Law Group's practice is dedicated to the following types of litigation: 

• Personal Injury 
• Wrongful Death
• Construction Accidents
• Industrial Accidents
• Workplace Accidents
• Car & Truck Accidents
• Medical Malpractice 
• Nursing Home Neglect
• Products Liability
• Premises Liability
• Longshoremen Accidents
• Brain Injuries
• Electrocution
• Burn Injuries

Sean's expertise also extends to the representation of small businesses and construction companies in complex commercial litigation.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015

Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

No Rising Stars publication in 2009

About Sean Quinn

Admitted: 2000, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • 2014, Rising Star, Super Lawyers-New Jersey, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers - New Jersey, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers - New Jersey, 2012
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers - New Jersey, 2010
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers - New Jersey, 2009
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.
  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2008
  • USDC-NJ, 2000
  • USDC-EDPA, 2000
  • New Jersey, 2000
  • Pennsylvania, 2000

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Philly VIP

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $2.4 Million Combined Settlement & Verdict for 73 year old man injured after falling off a deck. , 2011
  • CAR ACCIDENT - $575,000 - Settlement for 50 year old woman that suffered a calcaneous fracture in a car accident and required subtalar fusion surgery. Philadelphia County. , 2010
  • $510,000- LONGSHOREMAN ACCIDENT - Total recovery for longshoreman who suffered serious back and neck injuries in forklift accident due to unsafe conditions in a refrigerated warehouse.
  • $900,000 - TRUCKING ACCIDENT - Total settlement recovered for bricklayer that suffered serious head, neck, back, and leg injuries in a devastating trucking accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • $1,085,000 - LONGSHOREMAN ACCIDENT - Total settlement recovered for longshoreman that suffered debilitating neck and back injuries aftering falling 15 to 20 feet in the hold of a foreign vessel. Lawsuit brought against the Thailand-based shipping company due to their failure to adequately inspect and maintain the ladders on the ship. A claim was also brought against the longshoreman's employer under the Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act.
  • $1,250,000 - SLIP-AND-FALL ACCIDENT - Settlement for 43 year old registered nurse that suffered serious knee injuries in a slip-and-fall accident. 
  • $1,700,000 - WORKPLACE ACCIDENT - Settlement for a commercial truck driver that suffered debilitating leg fractures and injuries in a loading dock accident at a major furniture retailer's distribution center.
  • $1,800,000 – WORKPLACE ACCIDENT - Closed head injury and severe leg injury to a truck driver in the receiving area of a major corporate defendant as a result of the defendant providing the truck driver with a defective ladder to use while securing cargo.
  • $1,900,000 – CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - Settlement for soil technician that had his leg severed and reattached following a bulldozer accident on a construction site.  
  • $3,800,000 - CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - Settlement for the family of a union glazier that died during a scaffolding accident on a construction project.

Educational Background:

  • Temple Law School (L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy), 2003
  • Penn State - Dickinson School of Law, 2000
  • Franklin & Marshall College, 1997
Last Updated: 11/10/2015
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