Ezra Wohlgelernter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP
 | 1845 Walnut Street, 21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 877-224-7165
Fax: 215-599-1751
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew,
  • Yiddish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ezra Wohlgelernter is a co-founder and partner with the Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP law firm located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From his law firm, Mr. Wohlgelernter devotes his time and resources to helping innocent accident victims and their families obtain their rightful compensation and benefits after suffering an injury or loss caused by another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

With over 30 years of experience focusing solely on personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice claims, Mr. Wohlgelernter has secured substantial settlements and awards on behalf of his clients, including several multimillion-dollar verdicts. From motor vehicle and truck accidents to dangerous property conditions, workplace accidents, physician errors and other tortious claims, Mr. Wohlgelernter possesses the skills and resources necessary to handle even the most complex cases in order to secure the maximum amount possible for those he serves.

After graduating from Yeshiva University in 1978, Mr. Wohlgelernter attended Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. The following year, the Pennsylvania Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he also has the licensing to practice in both New York and New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Wohlgelernter is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Recognized as one of Philadelphia's top personal injury attorneys, Mr. Wohlgelernter is actively involved in many professional legal organizations and volunteers his time and services to help those less fortunate throughout his community. Since 2016, he has served as president for the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and in 2015, he served as vice chair for the SeniorLAW Center.

An accomplished author and educator, Mr. Wohlgelernter regularly contributes to "The Verdict" magazine, where he once served as editor-in-chief, and he frequently conducts continuing legal education seminars for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2019

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About Ezra Wohlgelernter

Admitted: 1982, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.feldmanshepherd.com/professionals/ezra-wohlgelern...


  • President's Award, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Top 100 Super Lawyer in Philadelphia, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2018
  • Best Lawyers, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Workers’ Compensation Law – Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2013 – 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2005, 2009 – 2016
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Senior Law Center, Vice Chair, 2015
  • Member, New Jersey Association of Justice, 2013
  • Ezra has served as an Investigator for the Philadelphia Bar Association's Commision on Judicial Selection and Retention.  In that capacity, Ezra has led teams to interview and evaluate judicial candidates for election and retention in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.  The Judicial Commission ultimately decides whether to recommend a Judicial Candidate as"qualified or unqualified".
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2017; Editor in Chief, The Verdict, 2006 - 2015 Editor, The Verdict, 2018 -
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2017 - Present
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association  
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1997 – Present
  • Member, New York Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 – Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Civil Litigation Committee, 1988 – Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Compulsory Arbitration Committee, 1988 – Present
  • SeniorLAW Center, Board of Directors and Vice Chair, 2006 – 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1983
  • New Jersey, 1983
  • New York, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1982

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Senior Law Center, Vice Chair, Board of Directors; Chair of Board Development Committee, 2009
  • President, Philadelphia Community Kollel
  • Trustee, Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education
  • Trustee, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • VIP - Volunteers for Indigent People - I regularly represent indigent clients in civil litigation matters in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Premises Liability, Pa. Association For Justice, 2010


  • Ezra is a Past Editor in Chief of The Verdict but continues to make significant contributions to this publication. Recently, Ezra co authored an article analyzing the current law pertaining to insurance coverage for negligent infliction of emotional distress claims. This article explains what you need to know to recognize and evaluate such cases.To read the full article, click here: Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claims, The Verdict, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • Yeshiva University, NY, Bachelor of Arts, 1978

Industry Groups

  • New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association Of Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Office Location for Ezra Wohlgelernter

1845 Walnut Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 877-224-7165

Fax: 215-599-1751

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Last Updated: 2/6/2019

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