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Carol Nelson Shepherd  

Carol Nelson Shepherd, a founding partner of Feldman Shepherd, has devoted her legal career to helping those catastrophically injured by medical malpractice. For over 30 years Carol has represented clients in claims against health care providers arising from obstetric / childbirth injuries, delayed diagnosis of cancer, improperly performed surgery, and a myriad of other types of substandard medical care. Carol has successfully resolved numerous complex and challenging medical malpractice cases including a recent $16 million settlement for the negligent management of labor and delivery resulting in permanent brain damage and cerebral palsy. Read more...

 
Alan M. Feldman  
Alan M. Feldman, Managing Partner and co-founder of Feldman Shepherd, has represented victims of defective products, unsafe cars and trucks (crashworthiness), motor vehicle collisions and construction & workplace accidents for more than 30 years. A dedicated and seasoned trial attorney, Alan has secured multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements in a wide variety of cases in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other states. He has been successful against auto manufacturers for failing to protect occupants from injury during collisions, recovered for victims of sexual abuse on college campuses and won awards for consumers injured or killed by defective products. Read more...
 
Ezra Wohlgelernter  
For more than 30 years, co-founding partner Ezra Wohlgelernter has maintained a diverse practice portfolio including a successful history of motor vehicle/ truck litigation, premises liability claims, medical negligence litigation, and significant personal injury claims. Ezra has represented victims of unsafe working environments, drunk driving and trucking accidents, operating room neglect, and civil rights violations. Ezra’s robust legal experience spans a broad spectrum of areas and allows him the opportunity to practice in several different industry sectors. Read more...
 
Mark W. Tanner  
Mark W. Tanner primarily represents victims of medical negligence and insurance bad faith, although he also has substantial experience in cases involving disability insurance claims, civil rights claims, and class action litigation. An accomplished trial attorney with a wide ranging practice, Mark has handled cases throughout the region and across the country and has been appointed as a liaison counsel in mass tort litigation at both the state and federal court level. Read more...
 
Daniel S. Weinstock  
Daniel S. Weinstock focuses his practice on representing families of children with cerebral palsy and brain or spinal cord injuries caused by medical negligence. He has won multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements against obstetricians, pediatricians and other healthcare providers in 15 different states, and he regularly tries catastrophic medical negligence cases in courtrooms across the country on a pro hac vice* basis.  Read more...
 
John M. Dodig  

John M. Dodig is a veteran trial attorney who primarily litigates claims involving construction accidents, truck and motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence, and premises liability in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Read more...

 
Roberta D. Pichini  

Roberta “Bobbie” D. Pichini has built her legal career around her unwavering dedication to representing seriously injured babies, children and adults. In the past 30 years, she has honed her litigation skills in the area of obstetrical malpractice, representing brain-injured children, patients who suffered from a delay in diagnosis of cancer, emergency room errors, patient abuse by medical professionals, and surgical negligence. Bobbie also prosecutes product liability and negligence actions and is especially proud of a suit against a major manufacturer of children's cribs which uncovered a defect that had caused the strangulation of several babies. Read more...

 
Daniel J. Mann  

For almost twenty years, Daniel J. Mann has represented individuals and families who have been victims of defectively manufactured products, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, construction and workplace accidents, premises defects, and medical malpractice. He has brought cases against obstetricians and hospitals for birth injury and malpractice, trucking companies for accidents resulting in severe injury and death, and car manufacturers for unsafe vehicle construction. Read more...

 
Peter M. Newman  
Partner Peter M. Newman represents clients in catastrophic personal injury cases including medical malpractice, products liability, and complex personal injury and wrongful death actions. Peter also handles claims against insurance companies for clients who are victims of bad faith in the adjustment or defense of claims, and for clients who made claims for disability benefits that their insurers unreasonably denied. Over the course of 24 years as a trial lawyer, Peter has represented clients who are victims of medical and surgical errors, and delayed diagnoses. He has developed considerable experience investigating the cause and origin of fires and swimming pool accidents and is actively involved in the prosecution of civil rights actions arising from the excessive use of police force and from high-speed police pursuits that result in injury to innocent motorists and pedestrians. Read more...
 
Jason A. Daria  
Jason A. Daria handles a wide range of complex civil litigation involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents, construction accidents, premises and product liability, personal injury, and medical malpractice. His history of successful motor vehicle and trucking results include a $31.3 million verdict, the largest motor vehicle accident jury verdict ever awarded in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden County, for a man who was permanently injured when his car crashed into a dangerous guardrail. Jason has also recovered millions for workers injured in construction accidents due to unsafe and hazardous working environments. Read more...
 
Thomas Martin  
Tom Martin maintains a varied case load of civil litigation, representing individuals in catastrophic personal injury, consumer and employment related litigation, complex litigation, class actions, insurance coverage and bad faith, product liability, and appellate advocacy. Tom, a sole practitioner for more than 18 years, has secured sever multimillion dollar verdicts including an $8 million settlement for the family of an infant who died as the result of a defectively designed and unsafe baby sling. Read more...
 
Patricia M. Giordano  
A practicing lawyer for nearly 30 years, Trish Giordano represents individuals throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey who have been injured by medical malpractice. A seasoned trial attorney, Trish litigates cases against health care providers on an assortment of claims, from birth defects arising out of the mismanagement of a woman’s labor and delivery to severe and permanent injuries caused by delays in diagnosis or treatment. Trish also lectures to other attorneys on a variety of topics related to medical malpractice, and she has authored numerous appellate briefs, which she has argued before the Pennsylvania and New Jersey appellate courts. Read more...
 
G. Scott Vezina  
G. Scott Vezina represents families of children with cerebral palsy and brain or spinal cord injuries caused by medical negligence. He has been involved in several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements against obstetricians, pediatricians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers in 13 different states, and regularly handles select, complex catastrophic medical negligence cases in courtrooms across the country on a pro hac vice* basis.  Read more...
 
Edward Scott Goldis  
Since joining Feldman Shepherd in 2005 Edward Scott Goldis has represented victims of catastrophic injuries from automobile, construction, and workplace accidents. Ed has also handled cases involving medical malpractice claims and has a successful history in product liability cases. A dedicated and aggressive trial lawyer, Ed has helped secure numerous seven and eight figure recoveries, including a $26.1 million settlement believed to be one of the largest personal injury settlements ever reported in Pennsylvania, for the survivors of a car accident after their vehicle was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer, resulting in severe permanent injuries and one death. He has also helped secured multimillion dollar results in cases involving obstetric and delivery malpractice, industrial machinery and automobile defect, and class action cases. Read more...
 
Andrew K. Mitnick  
Andrew K. Mitnick has spent the past 18 years litigating cases across Pennsylvania and New Jersey involving medical malpractice, nursing home abuse/neglect, and complex litigation matters resulting in catastrophic injuries. He also handles cases around the country on a pro hac vice basis, having previously done so in several states including Florida, Illinois, New York, and Ohio. Read more...
 
Carolyn M. Chopko  

Carolyn (Carey) Chopko focuses her practice on representing clients and their families who have been catastrophically injured as a result of negligence. Ms. Chopko obtained her undergraduate degree in nursing from Villanova University.  She then spent four years as a registered nurse while on active duty as an officer in the United States Navy. She obtained her law degree from Villanova University School of Law, where she was a finalist and best oralist in the Reimal Moot Court competition. Read more...

 
Evan Y. Liu, M.D., J.D.  
Evan Y. Liu, M.D., J.D., is a 2006 graduate of the Widener University School of Law as well as a 1984 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University/Jefferson Medical College 5-Year Cooperative Program. Prior to being admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Dr. Liu was a 15-year veteran of full time Emergency Medicine practice in the Delaware Valley and has been a board certified Family Practitioner. He has completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Family Medicine, and was the Assistant Director of Delaware County Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department. Read more...
 
Donald Alan Krain  
Donald (“Don”) Krain concentrates on civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, premises liability cases and a variety of other personal injury claims.  In addition to having his own solo law practice with over thirty years of experience, Don has been Of-Counsel to the firm since 2006 handling an assorted case load. Read more...
 
Robert J. Levant  
Robert “Bob” Levant is a veteran trial attorney who has concentrated much of his practice in the area of civil rights violations. In addition, he has a successful litigation history in the areas of general negligence, motor vehicle accidents and medical malpractice. Bob began his career two decades ago as a criminal defense lawyer and has represented countless clients charged with serious state and federal crimes.  He has secured several multimillion dollar recoveries including $2.5 million, the largest settlement ever paid by the City of Philadelphia in a police shooting civil rights case, for a home owner shot inside of his house by an unprovoked police officer. Read more...
 
James P. Faunes  
James P. Faunes joined Feldman Shepherd in 2016 after spending two and a half years as Assistant City Solicitor with the Claims Unit, where he litigated personal injury cases... Read more...
 
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