Jeffrey M. Reiff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Reiff Law Firm
 | 1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-246-9000
Fax: 215-246-9012
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

In addition to his many selections to Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Super Lawyers list (2005-2014), attorney Jeffrey M. Reiff is one of the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Pennsylvania nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process. He has been rated by his peers and clients with the highest of rating "superb" by Avvo (10/10). He has received the AVVO Clients Choice Award in 2012 and 2015. Other top awards include his selection by the National Trial Lawyers as a Diplomate of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers;America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators 2017-19; Litigator Award 2105; Rated AV Preeminent* lawyer, the highest rating for legal abilities, skills and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell; and his consistent selection to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Internationally for over 18 consecutive years. He is consistently listed in Best Lawyers in America;"Top 10 Attorney" Award NAOPIA; Bluebook society; Chairman AAJ Product Liability Litigation Group; Awesome Attorneys 2013 Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life magazine;"Best and Brightest Attorneys in the Northeast"-Arrive magazine; Top 100 Litigation Lawyers, Pa-American Society of Legal Advocates; Esteemed Lawyers of America, ELOA, 2014

Attorney Reiff is also a Judge Pro Tempore for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas where he actively mediates and resolves personal injury issues. Judges and lawyers often request that Mr. Reiff serves as arbitrator/mediator of their Pennsylvania alternative dispute case. He has also testified as an expert witness in accounting and legal malpractice cases.

Mr. Reiff is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-million Advocates Forum, and he and his law firm have secured many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements against some of the world's largest corporations and insurance companies. His law firm has successfully recovered over one- quarter of a billion dollars for their clients. He is a founding member of the Billions Awarded Legal Group and has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine, Pittsburg Magazine, Law and Politics Magazine, Newsweek, and Arrive Magazine as among the best and brightest lawyers in the Northeastern United States. Mr. Reiff is also listed in HG.org and was recently named as one of Philadelphia's 100 Top Rated Lawyers as published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Legal Intelligencer, and the Wall Street Journal. He is also listed as one of the 2,000 outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England, and has been widely recognized for his international philanthropic and charitable efforts. He has authored many articles for the profession and public in the field of catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.

In short, attorney Reiff is a tireless advocate of the many clients (both individuals and organizations) that he represents locally, nationally and internationally. He combines a meticulous work ethic with the ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to challenging issues in the quest to achieve justice for his clients. He and his law firm have successfully represented thousands of clients with exemplary success since 1979.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

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White Papers

  • (2013) - Successful prosecution of an amusement park or water park accident often involves an overlooked product liability component.The Consumer Product Safety Commission has limited authority to regulate fixed amusement sites despite the fact that the risk of accidents continues to increase significantly.Amusement rides are becoming more technically advanced to provide greater "thrill factor." As a result, many accidents can often be traced to a component failure, failure of a safety device or design defect which can give rise to a product liability action.Ride design factors,failure to warn and inadequate warnings becoming primary issues.

  • "Mayhem In the Park" (2012) - Article addresses the inefficient regulation of the amusement park and waterpark industry which includes traveling carnivals,circuses and huge theme park resorts-has resulted in needless injuries.Plaintiffs lawyers are in a position to hold the industry accountable and improve safety

  • About Jeffrey Reiff

    Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.reiffandbily.com/jeffrey-reiff/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Litigator's Award, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2015
    • Best Law Firms in America, 2017
    • Jeffrey M. Reiff was included in the Top Northeast Attorneys Best and Brightest list in Arrive magazine., Best And Brightest list, Arrive, 2011
    • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2017
    • School memberships included Phi Alpha Theta, Tau Epsilon Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Alpha Delta
    • 10 Best Attorney Satisfaction -High Verdict and Settlement winner, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2018
    • Top Rated Pennsylvania Attorneys American Registry, 2011
    • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2018
    • Martindale-Hubble Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers Martindale-Hubble, 2004 - 2006
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Trial Lawyers Million Dollars Advocates Forum, 1995
    • Who's Who in the World Marquis Who's Who, 1988
    • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation, Martindale-Hubble, American Lawyer Media and National Law Journal
    • Esteemed Lawyers of America, ELOA, 2014
    • AVVO Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2015
    • Top Ten Atorney Award-Pennsylvania, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015
    • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
    • Best Lawyers in America-Product Liability and Personal Injury, Best Lawyers, 2018
    • Jeffrey M. Reiff was named to the list of Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 edition., Top Rated Lawyers, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
    • America's Top 100
    • International Men of Achievement, Cambridge, England
    • Best Lawyers in America( Product Liability), 2018
    • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers, 2011-2018
    • 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the Twenty First Century Cambridge, 2002
    • Who's Who in American Law Marquis Who's Who, 1984 - 1995
    • Who's who in Emerging Leaders of America Marquis Who's Who, 1987
    • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2015
    • The Bluebook Society, 2015
    • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
    • Lawyers of Distinction, 2016
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2017
    • Reiff & Bily have been named Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those lawyers who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers., Top 100 Trial Lawyers , National Trial Lawyers
    • Best Law Firms in America, Best Lawyers, 2018
    • Reiff & Bily were featured in the Philadelphia publication for their excellence in personal injury litigation., Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Magazine
    • AV Rated Highest possible for legal skills and ethical standards Martindale-Hubble, 2012
    • Nation's Top One Percent 2018
    • Top Northeastern United States Attorneys, The Best and Brightest Arrive Magazine, 2011
    • Man of the Year award American ORT American ORT, 2000
    • International Men of Achievement IBC Cambridge, 1988
    • Who's Who in American Finance, Society, Leaders Marquis Who's Who
    • Top 10 Attorney Award(Nationally Ranked), National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
    • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015
    • Top Ten Litigation Lawyers- Pennsylvania, American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA), 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • 10 Best Attorneys Client Satisfaction (AIPOA), 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, New York Bar Association, 2005 - Present
    • Member, Young Lawyers Section, Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2011 - 2012
    • Member, State Civil-Judicial Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1981
    • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1979
    • Member, American Association for Justice, 1980 - 2012
    • Member, Billions Awarded Law Group, 2010 – Present
    • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1979 - 2012
    • Member, Attorneys Information and Exchange Group, 2004 - Present
    • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Pennsylvania, Committees on: Lawyer Referral and Information, 1980 - Present
    • Member, Medico-Legal, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1981
    • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
    • National Trial Lawyers  -Executive Committee,Pennsylvania, 2018
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
    • Secretary, Products Liability Litigation Section American Association for Justice, 1980 - 2012
    • Pennsylvania, 1979
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1979 - 2012
    • Member, Inadequate Security and Premise Liability Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2011 - Present
    • Member of Panel, American Arbitration Association
    • Member, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1990 - Present
    • Member, Committees on: Lawyer Referral and Information, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1980
    • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2011 - 2012
    • Chairman American Association for Justice Product Liability Litigation Section, 2015
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1979
    • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The National Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
    • New York, 2008
    • President's, Advisory council Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 - 2012
    • Member, Advisory Board Bus Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2012 - Present
    • President, Executive Board World ORT Federation, Philadelphia Chapter

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Young Leadership Board, Federation of Jewish Agencies
    • Vice President, American ORT. Chairman, World ORT International Cooperation (London)
    • Friends of Hebrew University
    • Member, Executive Board, Jewish National Fund
    • President, Executive Board of Golden Slipper Club & Charities
    • Advisory Board of Directors, Republic Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Lawyers Club of Philadelphia

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Identifying Product Liability Issues in Amusement and Water Park Accidents", American Association for Justice (AAJ) Product Liability Newsletter ;Vol.1,No.1, Winter 2013
    • "Mayhem in the Park", Trial Magazine, 2012
    • How the evolution and rise of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles will impact the legal practioner, Lecturer/Faculty, significant changes in Auto accident and Product liability lLtigation, New Jersey Association Of Justice, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Confidential 8 Figure Wrongful death and survivors action Settlement - for a motor vehicle rollover case.
    • $1,250,000 Wrongful Death Recovery
    • Significant confidential Dram -Shop settlement against casino and intoxicated patron who caused permanent injuries to an innocent third party victim in a motor vehicle accident, 2012
    • $850,000 Settlement - Product Liability Injury
    • 7.1 million dollar firm verdict -drunk driver/dramshop, 2018
    • Confidential Substantial Award for a nursing negligence case
    • confidential multi-million dollar accord against physicians and hospital, 2012
    • $1,450,000 Recovery - Medical Malpractice
    • $990,000 Settlement - Product Liability Accident
    • $1.8 Million Settlement - slip and fall case
    • See all case results
    • confidential settlement against major auto manufacturer  for traumatic brain injuries caused by air bag defect, 2012
    • $940,000 Recovery - Premises Liability Injury

    Transactions:

    • Substantial  High six figure settlement by surviving family members against funeral home and funeral director for wrongful cremation of parent against religious beliefs, 2012

    Educational Background:

    • American University, B.S/B.A. in Marketing/Finance, magna cum laude, 1976

    Industry Groups

    • Chairman-AAJ Product Liability Litigation Section
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    Office Location for Jeffrey M. Reiff

    1500 John F Kennedy Blvd
    Suite 501
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Phone: 215-246-9000

    Fax: 215-246-9012

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    Last Updated: 4/11/2019

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