James R. Ronca

James R. Ronca

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Anapol Weiss
 | 130 North 18th Street, Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-735-1130
Fax: 215-735-2024
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

James Ronca has more than 35 years of experience successfully litigating vehicle accident lawsuits, defective product claims, construction site injury cases, and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.

He has won complex vehicle crash cases with multiple plaintiffs and defendants including cases involving as many as 47 vehicles. Mr. Ronca has served in many prominent positions with trial lawyer organizations locally and nationally. He was president of the PA Trial Lawyers Association in 1991. He has won many awards including the Musmanno Award in 1998. Mr. Ronca has also served as Co-Lead Counsel in three national multidistrict litigations and has spoken at more than 450 seminars on these topics for state and national associations.

Mr. Ronca co-authored a treatise about motor vehicle crash cases in Pennsylvania, which is the most widely referenced book about automobile personal injury practice. The book is now in its 4th edition

About James Ronca

Admitted: 1977, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://anapolweiss.com/attorneys/james-r-ronca/


  • Musmanno Award, Philadlephia Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • For outstanding service to consumers and the plaitiffs bar, Association Award, Pennsylvania Trial l;awyers Association, 1986
  • Annual Outstanding Member Award, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1984
  • Various Awards for work as Amicus Curie

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Civil Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Vice Chair 2011-2012., 2006
  • Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Civil Litigation Section, 1993
  • President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1991
  • Appointed to The Pennsylvania Bar Association's Special Committee to Study Tort Law and Pennsylvania Judicial Evaluation Commission
  • Chair of the Board of Governor's of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America's Trasylol Litigation Group
  • Co-Chair of the Board of Governor's of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America's Baycol Litigation Group, 2002 & 2003

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-Lead Counsel in Mirena Products Liability Litigation, 2013
  • Co-Lead Counsel in NexGen Knee Litigation (MDL 2272), 2011
  • Co-Lead Counsel in the Trasylol Multi District Litigation, 2010
  • Steering Committee for a Statewide Medical Device Litigation

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree with Honors- Lehigh University
Office Location for James R. Ronca

130 North 18th Street
Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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Last Updated: 10/5/2017

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