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Kristen M. Gibbons Feden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.
1650 Market St, 52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-575-2964
Fax: 215-496-0999
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Civil Rights (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristen Gibbons Feden is an associate with Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C. law firm, which has law offices located in Philadelphia, Media and Horsham, Pennsylvania, as well as Marlton, New Jersey. Nationally ranked as among the top trial advocates in the country, Ms. Gibbons Feden has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of sexual abuse victims, civil rights abuse victims, crime victims and others who have suffered serious injuries or injustices due to someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions.

Widely regarded as a leader in the #MeToo movement, Ms. Gibbons Feden gained national recognition as a prosecutor in the famous trial against Bill Cosby, and she has provided a voice to victims of sexual abuse throughout the nation. Moreover, she has appeared on several national and international media outlets, including CNN, BBC, NPR and others, where she has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics related to sexual assault and other subjects.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism and service, Ms. Gibbons Feden has earned the Visionary Voice Award from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the Leadership Award from the Victim Rights Law Center. In addition, she received the Family Justice Center Award from Safe Homes of Orange County along with commendations from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, the Montgomery Township Police Department and the Upper Merion Police Department.

Ms. Gibbons Feden has also earned a Top 40 Under 40 designation from the Philadelphia Business Journal, and she has received the Litigator of the Week award from The American Lawyer as well as designation as one of the Lawyers on the Fast Track from The Legal Intelligencer.

A 2004 graduate of Lafayette College, Ms. Gibbons Feden obtained her Juris Doctor from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law in 2009. She serves as vice president and board member of the Victims Services Center of Norristown, and she is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association and its Diversity Committee as well as the Safer Streets Task Force and other professional legal organizations.

She has also served on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Criminal Procedural Rules Committee as well as its Bail Reform, Pretrial Procedures, Juvenile Expungement Procedures subcommittees. Additionally, she maintains active involvement with various civic, academic, athletic and charitable organizations in her area.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Assault, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Kristen M. Gibbons Feden

First Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.smbb.com/attorney/kristen-m-gibbons-feden/

Honors/Awards

  • Victim Services Center, Matty Muir Award
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Upper Merion Police Department, Unit Commendation
  • Victim Rights Law Center, Leadership Award
  • Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Office Commendation
  • The Legal Intelligencer, Lawyers on the Fast Track
  • Philadelphia Business Journal, Top 40 Under 40
  • Safe Homes of Orange County, Family Justice Center Award
  • The American Lawyer, Litigator of the Week
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Visionary Voice Award
  • Main Line Today, Women on the Move

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Compliance Committee of Mercy Healthcare System
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2019 Class of Fellows
  • Women’s Ministry, Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown
  • Board Member, Trinity Health Mid- Atlantic
  • Fellow, British American Project
  • Trustee, West Chester University Foundation
  • Board Member, Aequitas
  • Board Member, Cheltenham Police Athletic League
  • Board Member, Philadelphia Academies, Inc.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania
  • Diversity Committee, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Board Member and Vice President of the Board, Victims Services Center of Norristown
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania New Jersey U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • NALS of Pennsylvania 54th Annual Conference, Presenter, , “The Global Child Abuse Epidemic with a Local Solution,”
  • Montgomery County Courthouse, Panelist, “Domestic Violence Town Hall,”
  • Laurel House 5K DASH Against Domestic Violence, Speaker, “Opening Remarks,”
  • Tucker Law Group CLE: Standing on the Shoulders: The Black Philadelphia Lawyer, Panelist, “How Race Matters in the Adversary Process,”
  • Aequitas’ Expert Witness Testimony Training with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Presenter, , “Using Expert Witnesses,”
  • University of Pennsylvania Bloomers Comedy Alumni, Speaker, “Sexual Violence, Harassment and Prevention Tactics and Techniques,”
  • Crimes Against Women Conference, Speaker, “The Ultimate Act of Power & Control: Overcoming Common Defenses in Domestic Violence Homicide Cases; Commonwealth v. Cosby – Bringing Cosby to Justice: The First Conviction in the #MeToo Era; and Seizing the Opportunity: Cross-Examination of the Def
  • S.H.E. Summit, Panelist, “Time’s Up. How to Create Non-Complicit and Zero Tolerance Culture,”
  • Evercore Wealth Management Wise Women Event, Speaker, “Prosecution of Bill Cosby and the Importance of His Case in the #MeToo Era,”
  • Montgomery Bar Association Women in Law Committee CLE Program, Panelist, “Managing Your Work and Life Balance Part II – How I Can be a Judge/Lawyer and Still Have a Life?”
  • Shabtai: The Jewish Society of Yale University, Speaker, “How Society Considers Sexual Assault Cases,”
  • Philadelphia Bar Association CLE Program, Panelist, “The #MeToo Movement’s Impact on Litigation, Counseling and Training,”
  • Greensboro Bar Association CLE Seminar, Presenter, “Credibility in the Law: Handling Allegations of Sexual Harassment and Assault,”
  • 10th Annual Criminal Law & Forensics Conference, Panelist, “Bringing Cosby to Justice: The First Conviction in the #MeToo Era,”
  • Chamber of Commerce of Greater Montgomery County, Keynote Speaker, “Leading with Courage, Breaking Through Barriers and Persevering,”
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Special Presenter, Minority Bar Association
  • I Will Not Be Quiet, Panelist, “Everyday Activism: Stepping Up and Showing Up,”
  • Shabtai: The Jewish Society of Yale University, Speaker, “A Story of Survival: Commonwealth v. Cosby, Leading with Courage, Breaking through Barriers and Persevering,”
  • Lafayette College, Keynote Speaker, “Moving Beyond: We All Have a Voice,”
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Moderator, “Implicit Bias,”
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law LLM Program, Faculty Presentation, “Closing Arguments”
  • Northeast South Dakota Conference, Keynote Speaker and Presenter, Northeast South Dakota Conference
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 26th Annual Commission on Women in the Profession Conference, Presenter, “Fireside Chat with Kristen Gibbons Feden,”
  • Krimes Against Kids Conference held by the Florida Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers, Keynote Speaker, “Bring Cosby to Justice: The First Conviction in the #MeToo Era”
  • Law&Crime Network and the American Bar Association’s Media Training Program, Speaker, “The Fearless Litigator: Navigating Media Attention on High- Profile Cases,”
  • National Sexual Assault Conference, Speaker, “Bring Cosby to Justice: The First Conviction in the #MeToo Era,”
  • Wisconsin Serving Victims of Crime Conference, Keynote Speaker, “Bringing Cosby to Justice: Investigating and Prosecuting High Profile and Cold Sexual Assault Cases,”
  • Assembly of Cities, Presenter, Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
  • Alabama Coalition Against Rape and Family Services of North Alabama., Speaker, “Prevention & Advocacy”
  • Panel Discussion, Panelist, “Identifying Risk, Managing Trauma and Assessing your Legal Rights during this Pandemic: A Panel Discussion”
  • Krimes Against Kids Conference held by the Florida Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers, Presenter, “Discussing the Challenges of High-Profile Cases”

Educational Background

  • Lafayette University, BS, 2004

Industry Groups

  • Representing Survivors of Crime
  • with an expertise in serving Survivors of Sexual Abuse
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Office Location for Kristen M. Gibbons Feden

1650 Market St
52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-575-2964

Fax: 215-496-0999

Last Updated: 7/21/2021

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