Steven G. Wigrizer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller
 | 2000 Market Street, Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-569-0900
Fax: 215-569-4621
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil trial attorney, Steven G. Wigrizer is a partner at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller. From the firm's main office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Wigrizer is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Federal Claims, and he has also been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions around the country.

Mr. Wigrizer's clients are people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled have involved medical malpractice, construction site accidents, premises liability and defective products, and he has been able to obtain millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. Some of Mr. Wigrizer's representative results have included a $6.4 million settlement for a construction worker who suffered a serious brain injury on the job, and he was co-counsel in a lawsuit based on a 2013 building collapse that killed several people and injured others and that resulted in a $227 million settlement after a lengthy trial.

Mr. Wigrizer's successful track record during his distinguished career has caught the attention of his colleagues, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for several consecutive years. Mr. Wigrizer majored in political science at The Pennsylvania State University, and in 1976, he received a Bachelor of Arts and was inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society. His legal education came at Boston University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1979.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

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About Steven Wigrizer

Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.wnwlaw.com/our-team/steven-wigrizer/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania
  • Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs for Philadelphia, PA, 2019
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia
  • Rated Excellent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
  • Board Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hearing Examiner, Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board
  • Past President, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman, Philadelphia Bar Association Fees Dispute Committee
  • Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Villanova East Citizens Committee

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelors Degree, 1976 
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Office Location for Steven G. Wigrizer

2000 Market Street
Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-569-0900

Fax: 215-569-4621

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Last Updated: 9/11/2019

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