Galfand Berger LLP is proud to announce that attorneys, Debra A. Jensen, Norman J. Weinstein, Arthur L. Bugay, and Richard M. Jurewicz have been selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list. Bradley Smith was also selected to this year’s Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive list of outstanding attorneys that consumers consult when seeking quality legal counsel. The service annually rates attorneys across more than 70 different practice areas throughout the country. Each candidate must undergo a stringent and multi-phase selection process, which includes independent research and peer evaluation.
Debra A. Jensen, Managing Partner, has been selected to Super Lawyers in 2005, 2008 to 2010, 2014, and 2019 to 2020. She is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. When her fellow partners unanimously elected her as managing partner in 1999, Debra became one of three women who were the top managing attorneys at Philadelphia law firms. In 2019, Debra was appointed as a Hearing Committee Member by The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Debra also serves on the Board of Directors of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled. Debra has achieved significant results for her clients in the area of medical malpractice, products liability, and personal injury.
Richard M. Jurewicz, Senior Partner, has been selected to Super Lawyers each year since 2004. As a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, he holds more than 38 multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements, and primarily focuses on products liability, construction accident, and automobile cases. Richard is one of 100 Pennsylvania attorneys inducted into the Outstanding Lawyers of America, has been included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Pennsylvania, and is also listed in Best Lawyers in America. He is recognized by his adversaries as an extremely skilled trial attorney who tenaciously represents his clients’ rights. Richard also received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive.
Arthur L. Bugay, Senior Partner, has been selected to Super Lawyers each year since 2010. He is AV-rated as an attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. As a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, Arthur primarily focuses on personal injury, employment law, construction accident litigation, and products liability matters. Arthur is an active volunteer for the indigent and has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Service by the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. He is currently a Fellow of the Academy of Advocacy and serves on the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Exceptional Child Committee.
Norman J. Weinstein, Of Counsel at Galfand Berger LLP, has been selected to Super Lawyers each year since 2005. As a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, Norman focuses his work in Workers’ Compensation and social security disability. In 2019, Norman received a Citation from City Council, City of Philadelphia for his dedication to advocating on behalf of injured workers and has been included on PhillyLabor’s Who’s Who in Injury and Injured Workers Advocacy list. The Pennsylvania Bar Association has also recognized Norman for his pro bono services for the Support Center for Child Advocates and other organizations.
Bradley Smith, Partner, has been selected to Rising Stars for the third consecutive year. During his time at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Bradley provided pro bono representation to indigent individuals by participating in the Advanced Family Law Clinic. Today, Bradley continues to assist immigrants in the naturalization process by providing pro bono services and is a staunch advocate for workers’ rights. Outside the courtroom, Bradley has published essays and articles regarding the legal rights of injured workers. Currently, Bradley serves as an Editor for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Newsletter.
The legal team at Galfand Berger LLP is dedicated to representing the needs of clients and providing support to the community through pro bono services and outreach. With offices in Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Reading, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, we serve clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including Allentown and Harrisburg. For more information, call 800-222-8792 or contact us online.