Benjamin A. Post

Benjamin A. Post: Attorney with Post & Post, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Post & Post, LLC (9 Attorneys)
  • 200 Berwyn Park, Suite 102, 920 Cassatt Road, Berwyn, PA 19312
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Biography

Ben is a life-long resident of the Philadelphia area and is the founding partner of Post & Post LLC. He is the son of Barton L. Post, Esquire, the founder of Post & Schell, P.C. At the age of twelve Ben watched his father successfully defend physicians in a medical malpractice case in Federal Court. This experience inspired in Ben a life-long love of trial work and defending physicians and hospitals which has continued to this day.

Ben graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. in 1981, and the Villanova University School of Law in 1984, where he was a published member of the Villanova Law Review. Since graduating from law school, Ben has devoted himself exclusively to defense trial work. He tried his first jury trial at the age of 26, and he has tried well in excess of 150 major jury trials to date, the overwhelming majority of which resulted in defense verdicts.

Ben specializes in the defense of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in professional liability litigation, often involving complex medical and legal issues and catastrophic injuries. Ben has further specialized in the most severe types of complex malpractice cases, and is considered an expert in alleged birth injury cases.

He pledges his complete dedication and availability to his clients, assisting them through all stages of the litigation process. He has consistently been named as a PENNSYLVANIA SUPER LAWYER in Philadelphia Magazine's Super Lawyers Edition and in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, Ben was named as one of the TOP 100 LAWYERS in Pennsylvania in both publications in 2006, 2007, 2014 and 2015. In addition, he was voted one of the TOP 100 LAWYERS in Philadelphia. He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for professional excellence in both legal ability and ethics. He is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and in Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.

Before founding Post & Post LLC, Ben served as the co-chair of the Professional Liability Department of Post & Schell, PC for five years. Ben has also advised legislators on the need and mechanisms for tort reform, and was the first defense lawyer in the area to call for changes in medical malpractice legislation. Ben's clients include The Geisinger Medical Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, The Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Grand View Hospital, and many other physician-oriented companies and health care providers in Philadelphia.

Ben was featured in Medical Economics magazine in an article entitled, "Medical Malpractice from a Different Perspective - The Jury's". The article detailed a medical malpractice case that Ben successfully tried to a defense verdict.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Mental Health Professionals Malpractice
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Premises Liability Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
610-240-9180  Phone
610-240-9185  Fax
www.postandpost.com
University Attended:
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Villanova University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1984
Admission:
1984, Pennsylvania
Memberships:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1959
ISLN:
904350300

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/01/14 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Mr.Post is considered one of the leading members of the medical malpractice defense bar in the Delaware Valley. Because he is such a formidable adversary, some Plaintiff's attorneys have attacked him personally in an effort to neutralize him. While h... Read more

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    Mr.Post is considered one of the leading members of the medical malpractice defense bar in the Delaware Valley. Because he is such a formidable adversary, some Plaintiff's attorneys have attacked him personally in an effort to neutralize him. While his style of litigation is not mine, and he is a competitor, he merits this recognition as he meets or exceeds all criteria. Read less

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