Awards / Recognition

Weber Gallagher and its attorneys are frequently honored by both legal, public and private organizations and groups. We have numerous award-winning attorneys who are recognized for their legal excellence, the donation of their time through pro bono work or service to others in the community.  

Below are just a few of the awards and listings we are proud to have received in recent years.

  • Weber Gallagher's Workers’ Compensation Group was named "Law Firm of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers. The firm also achieved high rankings nationally and in metropolitan areas. Weber Gallagher was nationally placed in tier two law firms for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, and in tier three for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants. The firm’s Workers’ Compensation Group - Employers was ranked in tier one law firms for Philadelphia, New Jersey and Pittsburgh. In Philadelphia, the firm’s Product Liability and Litigation Group - Defendants was ranked in tier two. The firm’s Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Group was placed in tier two in Pittsburgh.
  • Paul M. Fires, Firm Chair Emeritus, was named Best Lawyers’® 2014 Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year."  Peter J. Weber was also honored as “Lawyer of the Year” in 2012.
  • Partners Paul M. Fires, David G. Greene, Jeffrey D. Newby, Mark S. Setaro, Carl J. Smith, Jr., Kurt C. Walsh, Christian Davis and Peter J. Weber were inducted as fellows of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers. The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers honors those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers' compensation. 
  • Partner Christian A. Davis has been certified as Specialists in the Practice of Workers' Compensation Law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Davis is among a small group of lawyers that participated in the bar association's first exam for this certification. Partners Richard D. Arnold, Jeffrey D. Newby and Mark S. Setaro have been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Workers’ Compensation Law Attorneys. Richard S. Ranieri has been nationally certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
  • For more information regarding methodology for these accolades, pursuant to New Jersey Lawyer Advertising guidance, please see here: and No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court.
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