Peter M. Patton
Firm: Galfand Berger LLP
Address: 1835 Market Street, Suite 2710
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Membership: Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association; Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
University: Harvard University, B.A., 1977, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, J.D., 1985
Admitted: 1985, California; 1987, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Biography: With decades of trial experience, Peter has won some of Galfand Berger’s largest jury verdicts. His trial experience across Pennsylvania has helped achieve multi-million settlements in products liability and construction accident cases. Although Peter has a busy trial practice, he strives to provide personal attention to each of his clients.Peter has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can achieve. Peter is also listed in the Bar Register of Pre-eminent lawyers. Peter has obtained multiple million-dollar verdicts and settlements and has been certified as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In 2011, he had one of the top 35 Pennsylvania recoveries. Peter has also been included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania. In 2012 and 2013, Peter was selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list, an honor only given to the top 5% of more than 34,000 Pennsylvania lawyers. Peter has published articles in professional journals and texts. His cases have been the subject of some twenty published judicial opinions. He is active in the brain injury field and has developed experience in representing survivors of brain injury. He is a member of the Brain Injury Association, System Safety Society and Peter holds membership in the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and the National Lawyers Guild. A former Retail Workers Union member, Peter has lectured on products liability and construction injury topics before labor organizations as well as other varied groups. Recipient, American Jurisprudence in Professional Responsibility, 1985. Author, Expert Witness Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3. Member: System Safety Society; Brain Injury Association.