Alan M. Feldman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP
 | 1845 Walnut Street, 21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 877-224-7165
Fax: 215-599-1291
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the co-managing partner and a founder of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP, Alan M. Feldman has spent his legal career helping victims of catastrophic accidents, unsafe vehicles, collisions, medical malpractice and defective products. He has secured many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Mr. Feldman graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 1973. He earned his law degree from Temple University  School of Law. Following a clerkship with Judge Stanley Greenberg of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, he later joined the trial practice of Raynes, McCarty and Binder before founding the Feldman Shepherd firm in 1987. Mr. Feldman is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Feldman has successfully obtained compensation for families of children injured or killed by defective consumer products, class action lawsuits against the medical and automotive industries, and recoveries for victims of sexual abuse on college campuses. A recent case resulted in a $50 million recovery for the families of three toddlers fatally injured by tip-overs of unstable IKEA dressers.

U.S. News & World Report selected Mr. Feldman as one of the 2015 Best Lawyers in America. He is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Feldman was Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He frequently speaks at continuing legal education programs, has served as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Temple University Beasley School of Law, has spoken and published for more than 60 trial skills programs and co-authored a textbook on premises liability law. Mr. Feldman has a "Superb" Avvo rating from peers and an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has regularly been selected to the Top 10 List of Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania, and is presently the second highest-rated attorney in the state.

*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 - Products (60%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%): Class Actions

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Class Actions

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

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About Alan Feldman

Admitted: 1976, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.feldmanshepherd.com/professionals/alan-feldman/

Honors and Awards:

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2015
  • Top 100 Super Lawyer, Philadelphia, Since 2007
  • Top 10 Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania, Since 2010
  • F. Sean Peretta Service Award, Young Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2007
  • Equal Justice Award, Community Legal Services, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Pennsylvania
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1996
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Chancellor, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Counsel for plaintiff in Samuel-Bassett v. Kia, creating $4 million cy pres award to PA IOLTA Board and Community Legal Services, 2013
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, Board of Directors, 2007
  • Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Board of Directors, 2010
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Board of Visitors, 2012
  • Volunteer attorney for VIP (Volunteers for the Indigent Program)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Current Issues in Pennsylvania Product Liability Law, Author, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2011
  • Identifying the Auto Defect/Crashworthiness Case, The Verdict, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Verdicts and Settlements:

Office Location for Alan M. Feldman

1845 Walnut Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 877-224-7165

Fax: 215-599-1291

 

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Last Updated: 6/13/2018

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