Philip Marsh Hof

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bethlehem, PA

Hof & Reid LLC
 | CrownPointe Corporate Center, 3101 Emrick Boulevard, Suite 205
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: 866-307-8858
Fax: 610-258-0390
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

A car accident can turn someone's world upside down, as Philip Marsh Hof knows well. A partner at Seidel, Cohen, Hof & Reid, L.L.C., he represents people in the Easton area and Allentown and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, to recover compensation for them following motor vehicle accidents.

The National Board of Trial Advocacy has certified Mr. Hof as a civil trial specialist. He puts his litigation skills to use when holding defendants accountable for their actions. Outside the courtroom, Mr. Hof is an experienced mediator and arbitrator who helps to bring about effective resolutions that save clients time and money. Through demonstrating how an incident has caused a client harm, he has been able to secure countless verdicts and settlements.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Hof holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and the American Association for Justice recognized him for the pro bono work he did for the family of a victim of the Sept. 11 attacks.

As a faculty member in continuing education seminars, Mr. Hof shares his legal knowledge with others. He is a member of the Northampton County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

When he is not at his practice, Mr. Hof enjoys spending time with his family and loves running. He has run-in and completed three New York City Marathons.

Mr. Hof graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Long Island University in 1977. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1980 from The University of Tulsa College of Law, where he was a member of the school's law review.

*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

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Philip Hof

Admitted: 1980, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized by American Association for Justice for Pro Bono help to WTC Victims for the World Trade Center, April of 2004
  • Super Lawyers of PA, 2006 - 2012, Law & Politics and Philadelphia Magazine
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2011 - Present
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2010 - Present
  • Northampton County Pro Bono Award, 2008 - Present
  • "AV" Rating - Martindale

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Donald E. Wieand Barristers' Inn of Court
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County, Medical Society
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • American Association for Justice, 1985 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Board of Governors, 2001 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • Northampton County Bar Association, President, 1983 - Present
  • Northampton County Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team In Training
  • Valley Youth House of the Lehigh Valley
  • Spring Garden Children's School
  • Fund to Benefit Children and Youth, Inc.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Medicare Subrogation, Northampton County Bar Association, April 18, 2007 - Present
  • Medical Malpractice Avoidance, Northampton County Medical Society, November 12, 2007 - Present
  • Recent Trends in Tort Reform and Civil Litigation, WFMZ-TV "Business Matters", January 5, 2008 - Present
  • Panel Chair: E-Discovery and Computer Forensics, Northampton County Bar Association, September 24, 2008 - Present
  • Tort Reform: Better Medicine or Justice Denied?, WFMZ-TV "Business Matters", November 12, 2008 - Present
  • Panel Chair, Injunction and Equity Practice, Northampton County Bar Association, October 16, 2009 - Present
  • Panel Chair, Federal Practice, Pitfalls and Tips: Law Clerks Spill All, Northampton County Bar Association, May 5, 2010 - Present
  • Use of Technology in Witness Cross Examination, Donald E. Wieand Barristers' Inns of Court, September 22, 2010 - Present
  • Automobile Insurance and Wrongful Death & Survival Actions, Northampton County Community College, People's Law School, October 7, 2010 - Present
  • Liability Avoidance, Annual I-Day Conference of Insurance Professionals, November 4, 2010 - Present
  • Tort Reform, Medical Malpractice & Joint and Several Liability, WFMZ-TV "Business Matters", January 26, 2011 - Present
  • Joint and Several Liability, Pennsylvania Association of Justice, July 28, 2011 - Present
  • What's It Worth: Evaluating & Settling Personal Injury Cases, Pennsylvania Association of Justice, March 9, 2012 - Present
  • University of Tulsa Law Review, Member, 1978 - 1980, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Representative Clients:

  •, Inc.
  • Night Vision Depot, Inc.
  • Mario Andretti
  • Michael Andretti

Educational Background:

  • Long Island University, Greenvale, New York, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Major: Philosophy, 1977
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Office Location for Philip Marsh Hof

CrownPointe Corporate Center
3101 Emrick Boulevard, Suite 205
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Phone: 866-307-8858

Fax: 610-258-0390

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Last Updated: 2/26/2019

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