George Martin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Martin Law
 | 1818 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-587-8409
Fax: 215-587-8417
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    Attorney Profile

    As the founding partner of Martin Law LLC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attorney George Martin devotes his practice to helping injured and disabled workers obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve when they can no longer work.

    Certified as a Pennsylvania workers' compensation specialist by the Pennsylvania Bar Association and possessing more than 47 years of legal experience, Mr. Martin has become a recognized leader in workers' compensation law, and he routinely conducts continuing legal education seminars across his region on topics related to this legal area. He has also co-authored several editions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure.

    Along with serving a diverse range of workers throughout the greater Philadelphia metro region and all across the state, Mr. Martin represents both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Professional Hockey Players' Association as a panel attorney with all of their legal needs regarding workers' compensation, and he has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of professional athletes to ensure they receive the benefits they deserve after suffering a career-ending injury.

    A 1968 graduate of the University of Delaware, Mr. Martin obtained his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law in 1971. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association admitted him in 1974.

    Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Martin is a past chair of the workers' compensation sections of both the American Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, past president of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and past co-chair of the workers' compensation section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also a fellow with The College of Workers Compensation Lawyers.

    Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Martin holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America has recognized him each year since 1995. He also won The Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers’ Compensation in 2002 and was the Professional Hockey Players' Association's Panel Member of the Year in 2016.

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    Practice Areas
    • 100%Workers' Compensation


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    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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    About George Martin

    Admitted: 1974, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - 2018
    • Top 100 Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Super Lawyer, 2005-present
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2004-present
    • The Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers' Compensation
    • Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year, 2013
    • Professional Hockey Players Association, Workers' Compensation Panel Member of the Year, 2016
    • Martindale-Hubbell A/V Rated, Present

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Board Member
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Past Chair, Past Member House of Delegates
    • New York, 1971
    • Past Board of Governors, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • Former Board of Governors, Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Fellow, The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, 2007-present
    • Past Section Chair, American Association of Justice, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Past President, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member House of Delegates, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Pennsylvania, 1974
    • Board of Governors, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Past Co-Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Board Member, Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Panel Attorney, NFL Players Association
    • Chair of the Board of Trustees for Earthjustice
    • Chairman on the Planning Commission of West Vincent Township in Chester County
    • Board of Directors of the French & Pickering Conservation Trust and Green Valleys Association, in Chester County, PA
    • Panel Attorney, Professional Hockey Players Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1990
    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1992
    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1994
    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1996
    • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Law


    • Stay up to date in all our practice areas, including: Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability and Long-Term Disability.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, A.B., 1968
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    Office Location for George Martin

    1818 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-587-8409

    Fax: 215-587-8417

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