19 Weber Gallagher Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America


Philadelphia, August 19, 2021Best Lawyers® has named 20 Weber Gallagher attorneys to the 2022 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” which recognizes the nation’s leading lawyers each year based on a national peer-review survey. Founded in 1983 and published in 70 countries and all 50 states, the core mission of Best Lawyers is to highlight the top legal talent in America. Among the 19 attorneys recognized, six of them are ranked as “Ones to Watch.” These awards are recognitions given to attorneys, who are earlier in their careers, for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

This year, Paul M. Fires has been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" in the Workers' Compensation Law – Employers in Philadelphia category, a distinction he also received in 2020 and 2014. Only a single lawyer in a specific practice area and location is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” designation, and it is awarded to the attorney who receives the highest voter feedback.

The following Weber Gallagher attorneys are included in the 2022 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”:

  • Richard D. Arnold: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Evan D. Dalzell: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Paul M. Fires: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Joseph Goldberg: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Paula A. Koczan: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Carolyn R. Mirabile: Family Law
  • Jeffrey D. Newby: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Hendrick I.  Penn, IV: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Lawrence J. "Skip" Persick: Family Law
  • David J. Rosenberg: Insurance Law
  • Kurt C. Walsh: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Peter J. Weber: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

The following Weber Gallagher attorneys are recognized by Best Lawyers as “Ones to Watch”:

  • Patrick J. Cummings: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Charley T. Monroe: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Dawn M.  Nicholson: Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Laura A. Seider: Insurance Law
  • Jennifer Suh: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Shawn D.  Wagner: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

About Weber Gallagher

At Weber Gallagher, lawyers work collaboratively with clients to understand their legal and business needs and develop impactful results for them. The firm encompasses more than 105 legal professionals working interactively across nine offices in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Weber Gallagher provides legal counseling and representation to local, national, and international businesses, financial institutions, and insurance companies.  With a strong commitment to excellent service and innovative solutions, and a dominant reputation, the firm has an exceptional ability to efficiently address clients’ legal and business concerns, distinguishing Weber Gallagher from other law firms. To learn more, visit www.wglaw.com.


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