YEARS IN PRACTICE
Temple University School of Law
University of Pennsylvania
Best Lawyer Medical Malpractice and Products Liability, Personal Injury
As founder and senior partner of the firm, personal injury lawyer Stewart J. Eisenberg has represented victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death for more than 35 years. He is one of the region's most accomplished trial lawyers, with a long list of awards and recognition.
Among his other 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. Over the course of 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 and failure to diagnose cancer.
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 helps keep car manufacturers honest by ensuring that they know someone is paying attention when defects cause preventable injuries and wrongful death.
$101 Million Dollar Settlement
Tropicana Parking Lot
$55.3 Million Dollar Verdict
Honda v. Martinez
$6.8 Million Settlement
Door Latch Failure on a Minivan
$6.5 Million Settlement
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
The Best Lawyers in America Personal Injury
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer- SUPERLAWYERS
Best Plaintiff's Lawyers- LAWDRAGON
Top 100 Plaintiff's Trial Lawyers-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Top 100 Trial Lawyer- THE NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS
Milton D. Rosenberg Award-PENNSYLVANIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Past President-LAWYERS FOR CONSUMER RIGHTS
Past President- LAW ACADEMY FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Associate Member- AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY (ABOTA)
Board Member- ATTORNEY INFORMATION EXCHANGE GROUP (AIEG) ON CRASHWORTHINESS
Past President- PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Past President- PHILADELPHIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Board Member- BOARD OF GOVERNORS, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Founding and Board Member- LOUIS D. BRANDEIS LAW SOCIETY FOUNDATION
Board Member- PHILADELPHIA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE INDIGENT PROGRAM (VIP)
Board of Directors- LAWYER'S CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA