Mr. Getson joined Wapner Newman, P.C. as an Associate in April 2004 and has always focused his practice in plaintiffs’ Civil Trial Litigation. Since 2003, Mr. Getson has successfully represented injured victims in a variety of accidents, including automobile crashes, transportation and trucking crashes, dog attacks, product malfunctions, slips/trips and falls, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, elevator accidents, negligent security and dram shop claims, construction site accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, construction site accidents, and other personal injury matters. In January 2014, Mr. Getson became a Partner at Wapner Newman.
In addition to advocating for his clients at Wapner Newman, Mr. Getson is a certified Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and can be found lecturing on his areas of expertise at Continuing Legal Education Seminars.
When not involved in the practice of law, Mr. Getson is focused on his other passion in life, his family.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2003)
State of New Jersey (2003)
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2004)
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2004)
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for his ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary.
Since 2012, each year Mr. Getson is recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Association as being one of the “The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100.” This recognition is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.
Mr. Getson has been recognized in the 2018 through 2022 editions editions of “Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers”, an award published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Wall Street Journal Central Penn Business Journal, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
In 2020 and 2021, Mr. Getson was honored as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Legal. Attorneys who qualify for this designation have earned excellent peer recognition and demonstrated a high-degree of professional achievement in the practice of Pennsylvania law. For seven consecutive years prior to being named a “Super Lawyer” Mr. Getson was honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star.” A Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” is a designation used by Thompson Legal for attorneys 40 years old and younger. No more than 2.5% of attorneys in that demographic are named a “Rising Star.”
One of Mr. Getson’s many jury verdicts was published in Volume 26, Issue 4 of the Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis.
University of Pittsburgh (Bachelor of Arts)
Widener School of Law (Juris Doctor and Intensive Trial Advocacy Program Certificate)
University of Technology Sydney (Australia) Law School (Studied International Law)
American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
New Jersey Association of Justice
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Pennsylvania Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Philadelphia (PA) Bar Association
Attorney Adam Getson
Burlington County (NJ) Bar Association