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: 215-309-8667
Fax: 215-599-1751
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2021
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
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    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 - 2021

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    About Ezra Wohlgelernter

    Admitted: 1982, Pennsylvania

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


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2017; Editor in Chief, The Verdict, 2006 - 2015 Editor, The Verdict, 2018 -
    • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association  
    • 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".
    • New York, 1997
    • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1983
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, Civil Litigation Committee, 1988 – Present
    • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1997 – Present
    • Senior Law Center, Vice Chair, 2015
    • New Jersey, 1983
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, 1982
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, Compulsory Arbitration Committee, 1988 – Present
    • Member, New York Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 – Present
    • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2017 - Present
    • Pennsylvania, 1982
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1982
    • SeniorLAW Center, Board of Directors and Vice Chair, 2006 – 2015

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President, Philadelphia Community Kollel
    • Senior Law Center, Vice Chair, Board of Directors; Chair of Board Development Committee, 2009
    • 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
    • NJAAJ
    • Pennsylvania Association Of Justice
    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
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    Office Location for Ezra Wohlgelernter

    1845 Walnut Street
    21st Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-309-8667

    Fax: 215-599-1751

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