Amit J. Shah

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Martin Law LLC
Amit J. Shah
Martin Law LLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2004

Education: Pennsylvania State University The Dickinson School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008, 2010 - 2019
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Martin Law LLC

1818 Market St
35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 Visit website

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Amit J. Shah is a partner at Martin Law and focuses his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation law. Mr. Shah has been with the firm since 2007. In the Spring of 2014, Mr. Shah became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on
Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court.*

Mr. Shah has spoken at continuing legal education seminars on various issues related to Workers’ Compensation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shah worked at a boutique defense firm handling Workers’ Compensation litigation in Pennsylvania. He also previously served as a legal intern in the immigration department at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

In 2004, Mr. Shah earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, where he was a member of the Minority Law Student Association. In 2001, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Shah is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section. In January 2015, Mr. Shah became an ex officio member of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.

In 2017, Mr. Shah served as a co-chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. In 2022, Mr. Shah was elected to the
Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Council.

Mr. Shah has been designated by the National Football League’s Players’ Association (NFLPA) to represent the players of the Philadelphia Eagles. In addition, Mr. Shah is associated with the National Hockey League’s Players’ Association (NHLPA), Major League Baseball’s Players’ Association (MLBPA), Major League Soccer’s Players’ Association (MLPSA), and Professional Hockey’s Players’ Association (PHPA) to handle Workers’ Compensation matters for professional athletes in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Shah was named by Suburban Life Magazine as an Awesome Attorney 2012–2013 along with a Five Star Attorney in 2022. He is also named as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2019.

Committed to protecting the rights of the injured workers, he is fully prepared to go the distance to earn compensation for his clients. As they work to get back on their feet after a tragic work injury or death of a family member, Mr. Shah handles the legal aspect of the situation, so his clients can focus on the emotional recovery.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 100% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.paworkinjury.com/attorney/amit-j-shah/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Legal Intern, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education, Workers’ Compensation Issues Involving the Large Employer, 2011
Educational Background:
  • Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, B.A., 2001
Honors/Awards:
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, 2022
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2008, 2010 – 2018
  • Member, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee, Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
  • Awesome Attorney, Suburban Life Magazine, 2013
  • Awesome Attorney, Suburban Life Magazine, 2012
  • Member, Minority Law Student Association, Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2022
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2021
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2020
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2019
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2018
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2017
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2016
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2015
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Council Member, 2022
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2020
  • Co-Chair, Workers’ Compensation Section, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2017
  • Ex Officio Member, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, 2015
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Section, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Bar, 2004
  • Pennsylvania Bar, 2004

Office location for Amit J. Shah

1818 Market St
35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-587-8400

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
11 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2008, 2010 - 2019

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