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Mike Malvey Appointed Esperanza Chair

Galfand Berger is proud to announce that Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) recently appointed Michael Malvey to Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Michael has been a member of the board since 2013, first attending meetings through the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyer Division. EILS works to strengthen Hispanic communities through economic development, education and advocacy programs. Esperanza’s Board of Directors is made up of individuals who honor the non-profit’s mission statement – which can be highlighted in both their[…]

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Welcome Aboard to Our Newest Associate

We are happy to welcome our newest Associate Attorney, Nilam Vahora, to the firm. Nilam earned her Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law. Throughout law school, Nilam was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and the Secretary of Women’s Law Caucus. During her final year of law school, Nilam served as a Certified Legal Intern for Villanova University’s Health Law Clinic, where she provided pro bono representation to indigent clients in Social Security Disability appeals and health insurance coverage disputes.[…]

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Congratulations to Our Newest Partner

Galfand Berger is pleased to announce that attorney Gabriela Raful has become a Partner with the firm. Gabby joined Galfand Berger in 2012 as an Associate Attorney. Since then, Gabby has demonstrated that she is a woman of strength and great presence.  She will continue to foster Galfand Berger’s growth and diversity in the coming years. Indeed, clients and colleagues — on both sides of the aisle — respect Gabby’s hard work and professionalism. As a native of Santo Domingo,[…]

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Galfand Berger Named as One of the “Best Law Firms” of 2018 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

We are proud to announce that U.S. News – Best Lawyers awarded our firm with a “Best Law Firm” ranking as a result of client testimonials, peer reviews from other leading attorneys in the field and the performance of lawyers at our firm. U.S. News – Best Lawyers is one of the only organizations that relies entirely on peer review. It has been employing the same methodology to determine which law firms are the best for the last seven years,[…]

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Richard Jurewicz Selected as One of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

Attorney Richard Jurewicz has been selected for membership as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators. With only 100 attorneys selected across the state of Pennsylvania, our firm is proud to announce that Richard has been named as one of this year’s recipients. The methodology for selecting new members is complex and based largely on peer-reviews and third-party analyses. In order to first qualify for membership, an attorney must have litigated a legal matter with at least $2 million[…]

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Galfand Berger Attorney Gabriela Raful Selected for Presidential Award of Merit

Galfand Berger is pleased to announce that the Berks County Bar Association (BCBA) selected attorney Gabriela Raful to receive the Presidential Award of Merit.  BCBA selects award recipients based on their service and contributions to surrounding communities and the legal profession at-large. The BCBA selected Gabby due her contribution and service to the community in Berks County and the legal profession. Gabby serves as Board of Directors of the BCBA. She also serves as the Chair of the Minority Law[…]

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Galfand Berger LLP Launches New Website

For the past year, Galfand Berger has been working to re-design its home on the internet, which will offer an in-depth view of the firm’s services and the firm’s vast experience. With offices centrally located in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania, Galfand Berger LLP is renowned for protecting the rights of injured workers, individuals, and consumers. The firm has taken great care in creating the website’s new design, with special focus on conveying the firm’s mission, its history of verdicts and[…]

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Richard Jurewicz Selected for Membership to Best Lawyers of America 2018

Our firm is proud to announce that the Best Lawyers of America (BOA) is recognizing Richard Jurewicz for his work in the fields of products’ liability and personal injury litigation – Rick will be included in the Best Lawyers of America 2018 edition. The BOA is an organization that runs entirely on peer-reviews in order to capture our nation’s leading attorneys throughout various practices, and awards membership to certain attorneys based on the recommendations of other practicing professionals. This honor[…]

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Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award Presented to Niki Ingram

On May 5, 2017, the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association presented the 2017 Martha J. Hampton Award to attorney Niki Ingram. The Martha J. Hampton Memorial award honors former Galfand Berger partner, Martha Hampton, who was committed to the practice of Workers’ Compensation law. Michael McGurrin, a partner at Galfand Berger, talked about Martha.  He noted that her interests went beyond the individual cases she litigated. Martha believed in the viability and importance of the Workers’ Compensation section[…]

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Four Galfand Berger Attorneys Inducted to National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Galfand Berger attorneys Debra Jensen, Richard Jurewicz, Michael Malvey and Peter Patton have been recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) and inducted as members in the Nation’s Top One Percent group. The NADC is an organization that promotes the highest standards of legal excellence by recognizing attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar. The Nation’s Top One Percent is comprised of a rigorously selected group of attorneys who fulfill the NADC’s mission. Debra, Rick, Michael and Peter excel in their legal practice[…]

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