Sam L. Warshawer, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Dailey LLP
 | 1650 Market St, 36th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-970-2099
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Sam L. Warshawer, Jr., is an attorney with Dailey LLP law firm, which has office locations in Philadelphia and Media, Pennsylvania, New York, New York, and Wilmington, Delaware. Nationally recognized as one of the preeminent trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Warshawer provides exceptional representation to clients throughout his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Construction law transactions and litigation

· Complex commercial and contracts litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Warshawer has prosecuted and defended numerous construction litigation matters in state and federal courts across Pennsylvania and in various other jurisdictions. In addition, he has successfully conducted arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association, along with private mediations, and he has served as judge pro tem for a host of civil jury case management settlement conferences.

In addition to offering unmatched litigation and dispute resolution support, Mr. Warshawer has provided invaluable counsel and support in a broad range of transactions, including contract drafting and negotiation and other areas. A leader in his field, he has also written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars throughout his region and across the country on a variety of legal topics related to the construction and surety industries, and he has served on the adjunct legal faculty at Temple University Beasley School of Law since 2013.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Warshawer has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1972 cum laude graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Warshawer obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1975. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and he once served as president of the board of directors of the Homeless Advocacy Project sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar 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
  • 50%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Consumer Law
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Arbitration, Mediation, Contracts


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2017 - 2021

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About Sam Warshawer, Jr.

Admitted: 1975, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Awarded “A-V Preeminent” Peer Review status by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc., Martindale Hubbell
  • Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” each year from 2008 – 2014, 2017-2021, Super Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • American Arbitration Association, Panel Member, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • The American Bar Association (ABA): Committee on Fidelity and Surety Law, Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law; Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; and Section of Litigation

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past President of the Board of Directors of the Homeless Advocacy Project of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Annual Real Estate Institute sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Higher Education Real Estate Lawyers (HEREL) Conference
  • School Construction Summit of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association
  • Temple University School of Law (2013–present), Adjunct Professor

Educational Background:

  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri - Class of 1972; Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelor of Arts (Sociology/History)

Industry Groups

  • Commercial Construction
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Office Location for Sam L. Warshawer, Jr.

1650 Market St
36th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-970-2099

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Last Updated: 3/11/2021

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