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Edward M. Nass

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Nass Cancelliere
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 404
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-402-2196
Fax: 215-545-1591
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2013, 2016 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
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The President of the Nass Cancelliere law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Edward M. Nass is a personal injury attorney with over 40 years of legal experience defending injured and suffering victims and helping them get the justice they deserve. He serves clients throughout the state of Pennsylvania, representing them in matters involving:

·       Asbestos/mesothelioma litigation

·       Product liability

·       Personal injury

·       Medical malpractice

·       Civil litigation

Having won several multimillion-dollar verdicts for asbestos victims all over the country, Mr. Nass has won more than 20 jury verdicts. He is known to be a responsive attorney with high professional standards. He is understanding of his clients’ needs and works up a solution that is in their best interest. For his vast legal knowledge and admirable litigation skills, he has been awarded the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell – the AV* Preeminent rating. He has also been listed among the Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. 

Graduating from the American University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1978, Mr. Nass enrolled at the Villanova University School of Law to get started with his legal education. He earned his law degree in 1981 and was licensed to practice in Pennsylvania the same year. He is also admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Mr. Nass plays an active role in his community by serving as an elder at the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware. He is also a part of many legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

*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
  • 70%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2013, 2016 - 2022

About Edward M. Nass

First Admitted: 1981, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Highest attorney rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as one of the nation’s TOP ONE PERCENT of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 1981, Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • 1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Educational Background

  • American University, B.A. in Political Science, 1978
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Office Location for Edward M. Nass

1500 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite 404
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 215-402-2196

Fax: 215-545-1591

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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