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Bradley Smith

Partner

Tel: 1-800-222-USWA (8792)

About

Brad Smith is a Partner with Galfand Berger, LLP. He proudly advocates on behalf of injured workers, consumers, and victims of negligence. Since 2015, Brad has worked with other Galfand Berger attorneys to recover more than $44 million for his clients. His success has led to Brad’s membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.   Brad has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine every year since 2018. Only 2.5% of all attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania receive this honor. To view Brad’s profile at SuperLawyers.com, click here.

Brad has represented workers and consumers injured by a wide variety of defective products, including conveyors, aerial lifts, cranes, poorly guarded industrial machines, coffee pots, shrink-wrapping machines, and printing equipment. In addition to victims of defective products, Brad has successfully represented clients injured in construction accidents, automobile accidents, and trip and fall incidents.

Along with Galfand Berger partners Mike Malvey and Farhan Ali, Brad fought on behalf of a catastrophically injured client to win an appeal at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a unanimous decision. Bourgeois v. Snow Time, Inc., 242 A.3d 637 (Pa. 2020).

Outside the courtroom, Brad serves on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Council. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Civil Litigation Section’s Newsletter. Brad has published numerous essays and articles regarding products liability and the legal rights of injured workers, including essays that won statewide and national writing competitions. In 2018 and 2021, Brad presented at the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s annual Workers’ Compensation Conference  as a panelist on the gig economy.

Brad earned his Juris Doctorate from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where he was a staff editor of the Temple Law Review. His article on professional athletes’ marketing contracts was published in Vol. 87 of the Temple Law Review. Prior to law school, Brad graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg College and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Brad represents clients across Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including Central Pennsylvania, where he grew up. When not practicing law, you’re likely to catch Brad at Phillies, 76ers, and Eagles games or at the park with his dog, Snacks.

Bar Memberships

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of New Jersey

District of New Jersey

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Middle District of Pennsylvania

Western District of Pennsylvania

Bar Associations

American Association for Justice

New Jersey Association for Justice

Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Publications

Read Bradley Smith's blogs and firm news.

Honors/Awards

Prior to law school, Brad graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg College, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

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