Patricia M. Giordano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP
 | 1845 Walnut Street, 21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-309-8667
Fax: 215-567-8333
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Patricia M. Giordano is a partner at Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP and serves clients in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. She focuses her practice of law in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury, litigating against health care providers on an array of claims regarding mishandled labor, infant birth defects or injuries, and permanent injuries resulting from delayed diagnosis or treatment.

Ms. Giordano graduated with her Bachelor of Arts from American University in 1982 and went on to earn her Juris Doctor from New England Law | Boston in 1985. During law school, she received a merit scholarship from the Justinian Law Society of Massachusetts. The Student Bar Association awarded her with the Outstanding Achievement Award.

With more than 32 years of experience, Ms. Giordano dedicates her entire practice to litigation. She is admitted to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as before the U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Recognized for her excellent legal skills and ethics, Ms. Giordano has earned the highest possible peer rating of AV-Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell.

Volunteering her legal skills to the local community in the Philadelphia metro area, Ms. Giordano lectures other legal professionals on medical malpractice, personal injury and related topics. She is the author of many appellate briefs and has argued before the New Jersey and Philadelphia appellate courts. She is the co-chair of the New Jersey Association for Justice’s Medical Malpractice Committee and trustee of NJAJ’s Political Action Committee. She is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (100%): Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Patricia Giordano

Admitted: 1985, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://feldmanshepherd.com/professionals/patricia-giordano/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Pennsylvania Civil Plaintiff Trial Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • AV Peer Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Justinian Scholarship Award-Boston Chapter, New England School of Law – Boston, 1985
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2013-Present
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Student Bar Association, New England School of Law – Boston, 1985
  • Honored as Top Attorney, South Jersey Magazine, 2015-2016, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Investigator for Judicial Commission, since 2011
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • NJAJ, Board of Governors, 2010 – Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • NJAJ-PAC Trustee, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • NJAJ, Executive Committee, Treasurer, 2018-2019
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New Jersey
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Advancing Civic Education Volunteer, 2009-2013 
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • NJAJ, Medical Malpractice Committee Co-Chair, 2013 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of New Jersey
  • NJAJ-Co-Chair, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, since 2011
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Camden County Child Review Board Chair,  2001-2010
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk Program Co-Chair, 2016, 2018, 2019
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Meadowlands Program Co-Chair, 2016
  • Board Member, Nexus-foundation for today's arts, 2007-2012
  • NJAJ, Co-Chair Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, since 2012

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Top Ten in Torts, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar. Personal Injury Program, 2016-2018
  • Capping the USA's Liability in NJ Federal Torts Claims Act cases, NJAJ, Meadowlands Program, Medical Malpractoce Seminar, 2017
  • Building a Damage Case on the Pediatric Traumatic Brian Injury, New Jersey Association for Justice, Four Concurrent Seminars, 2015
  • Obstetrical Malpractice: A Case Study on Overcoming Defendant’s Objections to Opinion Questions & Questions about the Electronic Fetal Monitor Using the Audit Trail in Obstetrical Cases, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2014
  • Winning Strategies: Making the Most of First Impressions, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Seminar, Program Co-Chair, 2014
  • Federal Tort Claims Act, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2014
  • Ethical Issues in Medical Malpractice Cases, New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2013
  • Relation Back Doctrine, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2013
  • Use of Medical Literature on Cross-Examination, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2012
  • The Dreaded Expert: Doing Your Homework Before the Deposition, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2011
  • Motions in Limine, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2016
  • Opening Statement, Mock Trial of an Anesthesia Case, New Jersey Association for Meadowlands Program, Medical Malpractice Seminar, 2016
  • Deposing the Defendant: How to Prepare & What to Expect, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2015

Educational Background:

  • American University, B.S., 1982
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Office Location for Patricia M. Giordano

1845 Walnut Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-309-8667

Fax: 215-567-8333

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Last Updated: 8/8/2019

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