Richard Galperin
Firm:
Morris James LLP
Phone:302.888.6980
Address: 500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801

Membership:
University: University of Delaware, B.A., 1971, Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1975
Admitted: 1975, Delaware
Biography: As the senior member of the firm's Professional Liability Litigation Practice Group, Richard Galperin specializes in representing physicians and other providers of healthcare. Over the course of more than three decades as a practicing trial lawyer, Rich has tried more than 100 cases to verdict. He also represents all levels of medical professionals in administrative hearings on licensing, credentialing, and other medical-legal issues. He defends individuals and institutions in medical malpractice claims involving all medical specialties. One of the most experienced medical malpractice attorneys practicing in Delaware, Rich is longtime trial counsel to Christiana Care Health Services, which operates the two largest hospitals in the State. When Rich is not in the courtroom on behalf of clients, he frequently speaks to healthcare providers and lawyers on medical malpractice. Professional Affiliations American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow, Delaware Chair 2010 - 2013 American Board of Trial Advocates Delaware State Bar Association Defense Counsel of Delaware, Former Secretary, 1989-1990 American Bar Association News & Events News & Media Mentions Sixteen Morris James Lawyers Recognized in Delaware Today's "Top Lawyers 2015"October 26, 2015 Benchmark Litigation Again Recognizes 7 Morris James Partners October 20, 2015 Benchmark Litigation 2016 Three Morris James Attorneys Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® August 20, 2015 Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 21 Morris James Attorneys August 18, 2015 Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Seven Morris James Attorneys as Top Litigators in Delaware December 18, 2014 Delaware Super Lawyers® 2014 Recognizes 12 Morris James' Attorneys January 23, 2014 Delaware Super Lawyers® Nine Morris James Attorneys Named as 2013 "Top Lawyers" by their Peers and Readers of Delaware Today Magazine October 28, 2013 Delaware Today Magazine 20 Attorneys in 23 Practices Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2014 August 15, 2013 Best Lawyers® 2014 Benchmark Litigation Names 7 Partners Among Top Litigators in Delaware July 11, 2013 Morris James Launches Delaware's First Healthcare Industry Blog May 15, 2013 Delaware Super Lawyers® 2013 Recognizes 12 Morris James' Attorneys January 9, 2013 Delaware Super Lawyers® Delaware Super Lawyers® Magazine Has Recognized 7 Morris James' Attorneys As Top Legal Counsel In Delaware December 11, 2012 20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013 August 30, 2012 Benchmark Litigation 2013 Names 7 Morris James Partners Among Top Delaware Litigators July 13, 2012 Delaware Super Lawyers® Recognizes 11 Morris James Attorneys as Top Legal Counsel in Delaware May 18, 2012 17 Morris James Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers® 2012 in 20 Practice Areas August 31, 2011 Benchmark Litigation 2012 Names 5 Morris James Partners Among Top "Local Litigation Stars" June 16, 2011 Delaware Super Lawyers® Names 8 Morris James Partners As Top Legal Counsel in Delaware May 31, 2011 17 Morris James Attorneys Selected by Best Lawyers® 2011 August 4, 2010 Benchmark Litigation 2011 Names 5 Morris James Partners Among Top "Local Litigation Stars" August 3, 2010 Delaware Super Lawyers® Names 7 Morris James Partners as Top Legal Counsel in Delaware June 27, 2010 Best Lawyers® Names 15 Morris James Attorneys and Ranks the Firm #1 in Delaware for Education Law and Elder Law October 12, 2009 Benchmark Litigation 2010 Names Morris James Partners Among Top Litigation Practitioners August 17, 2009 Delaware Super Lawyers® Magazine Has Named 7 Morris James Partners As Top Legal Counsel In Delaware June 17, 2009 13 Morris James Partners Named in Best Lawyers® 2009 October 23, 2008 Eleven Morris James Partners Nominated in Best Lawyers® 2008 December 4, 2007 Six Morris James Attorneys Nominated to Delaware Super Lawyers® June 1, 2007 Richard Galperin Becomes a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers March 14, 2007 Six Morris James Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers® October 21, 2005 Blog(s) Delaware Healthcare Industry Blog Honors Best Lawyers®,2005-2012, 2014-2016 Best Lawyers®,2011/12/16 "Lawyer of the Year" for Personal Injury Litigation Delaware Super Lawyers®, 2009-2010, 2012-2014 Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2014 Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating Clerkships Superior Court, New Castle County, Delaware