Brad Smith is a Junior Partner with Galfand Berger, LLP. He proudly advocates on behalf of injured workers, consumers, and victims of negligence. Brad is part of a team of attorneys who have achieved multi-million dollar settlements in products liability and other personal injury cases.
Outside the courtroom, Brad has published essays and articles regarding the legal rights of injured workers. In 2016, Brad won first place in the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers' national writing competition. Brad wrote about worker safety in the “gig economy,” which includes companies like Lyft, Uber, Taskrabbit and Grubhub. Because of this article, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry invited Brad to speak as a panelist at its 2018 Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Conference. In 2015, Brad won the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Centennial Essay Contest for his essay on workers’ mental disabilities caused by mental stress. Currently, Brad serves as an Editor for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Newsletter.
Brad’s success led to his selection as a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. Only 2.5% of all attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania receive this honor. To view Brad’s profile at SuperLawyers.com, click here.
Brad earned his Juris Doctorate from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where he was a member of the Temple Law Review and had his article on professional athletes’ marketing contracts published in Vol. 87 of the Temple Law Review.
During law school, Brad participated in the Advanced Family Law Clinic providing pro bono representation to indigent individuals. Brad continues to provide pro bono services in assisting immigrants in the naturalization process.
Brad graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg College and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
After growing up in Central Pennsylvania, Brad moved to Philadelphia to attend law school. He is a big fan of Philadelphia’s sports teams, so this move was a perfect fit. When not practicing law, you might catch Brad at one of their hometown games.
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