Joshua B. Schwartz

Joshua B. Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg and Jeck, P.C.
 | 1634 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-546-6636
Fax: 215-546-0118
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Since day one, Joshua Schwartz’ practice has been focused on the representation of plaintiffs in complex wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury matters including medical malpractice and products liability.  His passion and dedication to the representation of victims of catastrophic injuries goes beyond his efforts in the courtroom.  He is the immediate past chair of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice’s Future Leaders section and serves on PAJ’s Board of Governors.  He is also the current chair of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Future Leaders Section and serves on PTLA’s Board of Directors.  Joshua has been designated by his peers in Pennsylvania SuperLawyers as a “Rising Star” - a designation limited to the the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state who are 40 or younger – in 2012, 2013 and 2014. 

Education:  Josh received his law degree from Widener University School of Law.  While attending law school, Josh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Matthews of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.  Josh received Widener Law’s Outstanding Student Service Award and received the President’s Service Award.  Prior to law school, Josh received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts and Sciences with a concentration in Rhetorical Theory from The Pennsylvania State University.  While at Penn State Josh completed a semester abroad at The Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.  While in Prague, Josh taught English classes at Czech High Schools.  Also, while at Penn State, Josh served in the Pennsylvania Literacy Corps, tutoring English to those studying for their TOEFL exam.

Community Involvement:  Josh is very active in his community.  Josh volunteers his time representing clients pro bono through Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program.  He is co-founder of The Spruce Foundation, a non-profit organization that has made a considerable impact on the lives of many youth in Philadelphia.  Josh completed the Leadership Development Program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. 

About Joshua Schwartz

Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.erlegal.com/attorneys/#joshua-schwartz

Honors/Awards:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Future Leaders - Chair, Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors on behalf of the Future Leaders Section
  • Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Chair of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Future Leaders Section 
  • Past Chair of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice's Future Leaders Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Co-Founder of the Spruce Foundation, Engages more than 500 young professionals in raising funds for charities that strengthen the next generation of Philadelphians, 2007-present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $8 Million Recovery in Product Liability Suit
  • $2 Million Recovery for Failure to Diagnose and Treat Infection
  • $2 Million Recovery for Failure to Diagnose and Treat Pneumonia

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Joshua B. Schwartz

1634 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Last Updated: 12/19/2018

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