As founder and senior shareholder of the firm, personal injury lawyer Stewart J. Eisenberg has represented victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death for more than 40 years. He is one of the region’s most accomplished trial lawyers, with many awards and recognition.
Among his distinctions, Stewart has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for the areas of Medical Malpractice Law (2013 – present), Personal Injury Litigation (2014 – present), and Product Liability Litigation (2016 – present).
Education and Experience in Personal Injury Law
After graduating cum laude in 1976 from the University of Pennsylvania, Stewart attended Temple University School of Law. While there, he served on the Law Review and received the Barristers Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. He graduated in 1980 and passed the bar exam that same year.
Stewart has lectured at more than 100 seminars and continuing education programs, as well as publishing numerous articles. He has been a Visiting Lecturer at Temple University, Beasley School of Law for the LLM in Trial Advocacy Program. Additionally, Stewart was an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching Trial Advocacy to second-year law students.
Personal Injury Practice: Auto Defects and Catastrophic Injury
Throughout his distinguished career, Stewart has consistently achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients. Currently, he focuses most of his practice on car accident cases involving auto defects and issues of crashworthiness as well as medical malpractice. Throughout his career, Stewart has investigated and litigated cases involving defective seatbelts, airbags, roofs, tires, and SUV rollovers. He also handles cases involving negligent emergency room doctors, negligence in the delivery room resulting in birth injuries, surgical mishaps, and failure to diagnose cancer timely.
As a personal injury lawyer, Stewart is in a position to help people, especially those who face unimaginable tragedies. Furthermore, his work with car accidents and auto defects allows him to influence the future of automotive safety. In fact, according to Stewart, attorneys who work on crashworthiness and auto defect cases are really car safety lawyers. He ensures that car manufacturers design and manufacture safe cars and are held accountable when they value profits over safety and when defects cause preventable catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.
- Temple University School of Law
- University of Pennsylvania
- PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
- PHILADELPHIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
- BOARD OF GOVERNORS, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
- ATTORNEY INFORMATION EXCHANGE GROUP (AIEG) ON CRASHWORTHINESS
- BEST LAWYERS
Recognized since 2011 in Philadelphia, PA
- SUPER LAWYERS®
15-Year Award Recipient
Top 100 – Philadelphia
Top 100 – Pennsylvania
- PENNSYLVANIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Milton D. Rosenberg Award
- LAWYERS FOR CONSUMER RIGHTS
- LAW ACADEMY FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
- AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY (ABOTA)
- PHILADELPHIA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE INDIGENT PROGRAM (VIP)
- LOUIS D. BRANDEIS LAW SOCIETY FOUNDATION
Founding and Board Member
- LAWYER’S CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA
Board of Directors
- THE NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS
Top 100 Trial Lawyers