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Philadelphia Injury Law Firm of Galfand Berger – Leaders in the Community

December 13, 2013 – Galfand Berger attorneys have been recognized as leaders in the legal community.  In 2013 alone, our attorneys had many noteworthy accomplishments including awards and honors, article publications, and seminar presentations. Below is a sampling of our attorney achievements:

  • Arthur Bugay was selected a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers for 2013.  Arthur was also published (again!) in the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly;
  • Debra Jensen received the Jim McHugh Memorial Award’s “Special Recognition and Appreciation Award” presented by United Steelworkers Local 10-1.  Deb also conducted a significant Labor Law seminar at the United Steelworkers District 10 conference;
  • Richard Jurewicz was selected a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for the tenth consecutive year (and again included as one of the Top 100 lawyers in Pennsylvania on that list!).  Rick was also selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers for 2013.  Additionally, Rick presented at numerous professional seminars and his editorial was recently published in The Legal Intelligencer, our state’s legal newspaper;
  • Michael Malvey became an owner of the firm in 2013.  He was also selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list and presented a Labor Law seminar at the United Steelworkers District 10 conference;
  • Michael McGurrin received the Jim McHugh Memorial Award’s “Special Recognition and Appreciation Award” presented by USW Local 10-1.  Additionally, Mike has presented workers’ compensation and employment and labor law seminars to various unions, including a Labor Law presentation at the United Steelworkers District 10 conference;
  • Peter Patton was included on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer list, selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers for 2013, and included on the American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in Pennsylvania.  Additionally, Pete was recently published in The Legal Intelligencer’s Personal Injury Supplement;
  • Gabriela Raful presented a number of seminars during Hispanic Heritage Month in Berks County, appeared on local radio and TV to discuss issues important to workers in Pennsylvania and helped, through her pro-bono efforts,  achieve key victories for young undocumented students;
  • Marla Soffer, in collaboration with non-profit groups and Consulates, presented seminars on important workers’ rights, safety and disability issues. She also, helped  facilitate the exhibition of “El Viaje de los Niño’s”, at the Philadelphia Magic Gardens,  and a program about Community Health and Wellness as part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s, One Book One Philadelphia;
  • Norman Weinstein was included on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer list and presented  numerous seminars through his many volunteer activities; and
  • Henry Yampolsky was selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Star list.  In 2013, he also joined the Amicus Curie Committee of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, where he writes appeal briefs for issues important to workers, consumers and individuals throughout Pennsylvania.  Henry also presented at a number of labor and employment seminars and he was the keynote speaker at the first Naturalization Ceremony ever held at the new National Museum of American Jewish History.

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