John F. Rooney, V

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rooney Philly Lawyer
John F. Rooney, V
Rooney Philly Lawyer

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2011

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
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Rooney Philly Lawyer

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 1C41
Philadelphia, PA 19130 Visit website


Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, John F. Rooney V is the founder of Rooney Philly Lawyer, which is located in his native city. Dividing his practice between criminal defense matters and personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Rooney has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 2011.

Mr. Rooney’s criminal defense clients are people who have been charged by the commonwealth with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that he has successfully handled have included drug charges, weapons violations, assault and battery, driving under the influence of alcohol, homicide, sex crimes, burglary and domestic violence. Mr. Rooney has been able to obtain positive results for his clients through dismissals and acquittals as well as through his negotiation of favorable plea agreements with prosecutors.

In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Rooney assists people who have incurred significant harm resulting from the negligence of other parties. His caseload has encompassed truck and other motor vehicle crashes, animal bites, premises liability and auto-pedestrian accidents. Mr. Rooney’s clients have benefitted from his skill when presenting cases to the jury as well as his tenacity when facing the negotiating table, and they have received significant amounts of compensation for the losses that they have incurred.

Mr. Rooney’s successful track record has earned him the respect of his colleagues, and he holds a “Superb” peer-review rating on Avvo. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, he has also been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 lists.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault, Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Tax Evasion, Theft, Toxic Mold, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 2011, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

  • Expertise Best DUI Lawyers, Camden
  • Rising Star, Superlawyers
  • Murray S. Love Mock Trial Award, University Of Pittsburgh – School of Law
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Top 10 Under 40 (2016 – Present)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Member (2011 – Present)
  • Philadelphia County Bar Association – Member (2011 – Present)
Educational Background:
  • Temple University, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. , 2005

Office location for John F. Rooney, V

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 1C41
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Phone: 215-704-0556


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

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