Adam S. Getson

Adam S. Getson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller
 | 2000 Market Street, Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-569-0900
Fax: 215-569-4621
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Adam S. Getson is the youngest Partner at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller. Mr. Getson focuses his practice of law on plaintiffs' personal injury litigation representing injured victims in a variety of accidents, including automobile crashes, dog bites, product malfunctions, dram shop liability, slips/trips and falls, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, and other personal injury matters. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases in counties throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Mr. Getson also spends time as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and in private alternative dispute resolutions. The basis of Mr. Getson's success is a combination of the personal attention, dedication, and loyalty that he pays to his clients with his love of his job.

About Adam Getson

Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.wnwlaw.com/adam-getson

Honors/Awards:

  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary. , Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, Martindale-Hubbell rating “AV Preeminent”, awarding body/publisher, 2018
  • Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Central Penn Business Journal, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the Wall Street Journal., 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, awarding body/publisher, 2018
  •  is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile., The National Lawyers: Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, awarding body/publisher, 2018
  • Rated 10 out of a possible 10.  The Avvo Rating was developed with input from hundreds of attorneys, thousands of consumers, and many other legal professionals who deeply understand the work attorneys do.  The Avvo Rating is intended to reflect the type of information people have identified as important when looking to hire an attorney.  The rating is calculated using a mathematical model, and all lawyers are evaluated on the same set of standards.  At Avvo, all lawyers are treated equally and attorneys can’t pay Avvo to improve their ratings.  Ratings fall on a scale of 1 (Extreme Caution) to 10 (Superb), helping a consumer quickly assess a lawyer’s background based on Avvo's rating., Superb 10 out of 10 ranking, AVVO, Avvo, awarding body/publisher, 2018
  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary. , Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Recognized by the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  The Best Lawyers in America was first published in 1983. The core mission of The Best Lawyers is to highlight the top legal talent in America.  The 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the US. The 24th Edition is based on more than 7.4 million evaluations and recognizes attorneys in 140 practice areas. , 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile., The National Lawyers: Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Rated 10 out of a possible 10.  The Avvo Rating was developed with input from hundreds of attorneys, thousands of consumers, and many other legal professionals who deeply understand the work attorneys do.  The Avvo Rating is intended to reflect the type of information people have identified as important when looking to hire an attorney.  The rating is calculated using a mathematical model, and all lawyers are evaluated on the same set of standards.  At Avvo, all lawyers are treated equally and attorneys can’t pay Avvo to improve their ratings.  Ratings fall on a scale of 1 (Extreme Caution) to 10 (Superb), helping a consumer quickly assess a lawyer’s background based on Avvo's rating., Superb 10 out of 10 ranking, AVVO, 2017
  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary. , Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile., The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Rated 10 out of a possible 10.  The Avvo Rating was developed with input from hundreds of attorneys, thousands of consumers, and many other legal professionals who deeply understand the work attorneys do.  The Avvo Rating is intended to reflect the type of information people have identified as important when looking to hire an attorney.  The rating is calculated using a mathematical model, and all lawyers are evaluated on the same set of standards.  At Avvo, all lawyers are treated equally and attorneys can’t pay Avvo to improve their ratings.  Ratings fall on a scale of 1 (Extreme Caution) to 10 (Superb), helping a consumer quickly assess a lawyer’s background based on Avvo's rating., Rated superb with a 10 out of 10 ranking, AVVO, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile., The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary., Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • As rated by Worldtoplist.com., TOP 5 PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS/LAWYER IN NEW JERSEY, Publisher, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile., The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary. , Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary., Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to serve as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas., 2019
  • Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania., 2019
  • Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey., 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association., 2019
  • Member of Pennsylvania Association for Justice., 2019
  • Member of Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association., 2019
  • Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association., 2019
  • Member of New Jersey Bar Association, 2019
  • Member of the New Jersey Association for Justice., 2019
  • Member of the Burlington County (NJ) Bar Association., 2019
  • Member of American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)., 2019
  • Admitted to practice law in Delaware Pro Hac Vice., 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lectured on behalf of the Bethlehem Baptist Church regarding Legal Ethics., 2009
  • Lectured at Kinsey Elementary School regarding the practice of law in Pennsylvania., 2009
  • Started the Sister Mary Food Pantry and Clothing Room Charity.  http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/what_happened/The_Catholic_Nun_and_the_Jewish_Lawyer_Perfect_Together_.html, 2009
  • Successful representation of a defendant that qualified for free legal assistance to lift a TRO in New Jersey., 2010
  • Volunteer Site Captain for Greater Philadelphia Cares., 2005

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Mr. Getson successfully argued that the plaintiff was eligible for benefits from the Pennsylvania Financial Responsibility Assigned Claims Plan.  The jury awarded the plaintiff an excess verdict in damages.  

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor from Widener School of Law.    , 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. , 2000
  • Study of International Law at Australia's University of Technology Sydney Law School., 2002
  • Certificate from Widener School of Law's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program., 2002
Office Location for Adam S. Getson

2000 Market Street
Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Last Updated: 6/18/2019

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