Brian S. Chacker

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gay & Chacker
Brian S. Chacker
Gay & Chacker

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Health Care; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1999

Education: Villanova University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2012
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Gay & Chacker

1731 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130 Visit website

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Representing the people of Pennsylvania since 1999, attorney Brian S. Chacker focuses his practice on personal injury law. Working with the Gay & Chacker Personal Injury Attorneys, he has managed to secure multimillion-dollars’ worth of settlement and verdicts on behalf of his clients. He handles cases and attends to legal matters pertaining to:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Premises liability
  • Civil rights

A 1996 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Mr. Chacker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. He pursued his interest in law at the Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law, and completed his doctorate in jurisprudence in 1999. The same year, he was licensed to practice both in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. 

Soon after graduation, Mr. Chacker was involved in intensive training while serving as an intern at the United States Attorney’s Office. He went on to work for two other major international law firms focusing on a wide spectrum of lawsuits. He has received a “Superb” rating on Avvo and has been peer reviewed with five-star ratings through Martindale-Hubbell.

A valuable member of the Pennsylvania legal community, Mr. Chacker is assigned several roles of responsibility at prominent legal associations. He was elected as the president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association. In addition, he currently serves important roles at the following associations, including the:

  • Philadelphia Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division – Executive committee member
  • The Temple American Inn of Court – Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association – Member
  • Louis D. Brandeis Law Society – Member

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Health Care, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Disability, Dram Shop Laws, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Nursing Home, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Police Misconduct, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Race Discrimination, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Civil Rights
  • 10% Health Care
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1999, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://gayandchacker.com/about-the-firm/brian-s-chacker/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Evaluation of Cases and Settlement Negotiation, Philadelphia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, July 29, 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • Rising Star, Philadelphia Magazine, 2005 - 2008
  • Rising Star, Philadelphia Magazine, 2010 - 2017
  • Super-Lawyer, Philadelphia Magazine
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Temple American Inn of Court, Member
  • Brandeis Law Society, Member
  • Work To Ride, Member of the Board of Directors, 2012
  • Philadelphia Bar Foundation, Young Lawyers Andrew Hamilton Circle, Member
Educational Background:
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A., Major: Communications, 1996
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • New Jersey, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2000
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Community Outreach Committee, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Champions of Caring, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Status/Diversity Committee, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Executive Committee, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Civil Litigation Section, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Attorney Mentoring Committee, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Attorney Mentoring Committee, Co-chair
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Andrew Hamilton Circle, President of Young Lawyers Division
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Executive Committee of Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division, Spring Gala Event Committee, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member of the Board of Governors, 2010 - 2012
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division, Chair-Elect, 2008
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division, Treasurer, 2007

Office location for Brian S. Chacker

1731 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Phone: 215-234-3770

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2012

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