Abraham Feinstein-Hillsman

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Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in San Francisco, CA

McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky
 | 535 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: 877-586-2958
Fax: 415-403-0202
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz (B.A., 2001), and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2005), Mr. Hillsman was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He joined McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky in 2005 and specializes in maritime personal injury law and Federal Workers’ Compensation, including claims under the Jones Act, the Longshore Act, and the Defense Base Act.  He is a member of the Maritime Law Association, the American Association for Justice, the California Association of Consumers, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, WILG, Alameda County Trial Lawyers Association, the United States Department of Labor’s West Coast Symposium Steering Committee and the Pacific Admiralty Seminar Steering Committee.

    Mr. Hillsman is becoming a recognized authority on maritime tort law.  He has served as a CLE speaker for the San Francisco Bar Association, presented at the NWLAA Tri-Annual Conference in Portland Oregon, spoke at the United States Department of Labor’s West Coast Symposiums II, III, IV, V and VI in San Francisco, lectured at Loyola University’s 2016 Longshore Conference in New Orleans, moderated the Personal Injury Section of the Pacific Admiralty Seminar and was selected as a Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and as a Super Lawyer in 2019 and 2020.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Transportation/Maritime
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Admiralty & Maritime Law

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2016

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    About Abraham Feinstein-Hillsman

    Admitted: 2006, California

    Professional Webpage: http://mhpsf.com/attorneys/abraham-feinstein-hillsman/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013 - 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Pacific Admiralty Seminar Steering Committee
    • Member, Alameda County Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, WILG
    • Member, California Association of Consumers
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Maritime Law Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act. , Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2016
    • Presented on the Jones Act and Maritime Personal Injury. , Speaker, Pacific Admiralty Seminar, 2019
    • Presented on the Jones Act and Maritime Personal Injury, Session Chair (Personal Injury) Pacific Admiralty Seminar, 2018
    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act. , Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2019
    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act. , Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2018
    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act. , Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2017
    • Speaker, CLE, San Francisco Bar Association, SF Bar Association CLE Presenter, 2008
    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act. , Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2015
    • Presented on the Longshore and Jones Act, Speaker, West Coast Department of Labor Symposium, 2014
    • Presenter, NWLAA Tri-Annual Conference, Speaker, 2010

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Northern California Super Lawyer, 2020
    • Northern California Super Lawyer, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 2001
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    Office Location for Abraham Feinstein-Hillsman

    535 Pacific Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94133

    Phone: 877-586-2958

    Fax: 415-403-0202

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