George Martin

George Martin: Attorney with Martin Law AV stamp icon
  • Founding Partner at Martin Law (7 Attorneys)
  • 1250 Veterans Highway, Suite G14A, Bristol, PA 19007
    View George Martin's other office locations
  • Peer Reviews

    5.0/5.0 (0)
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
    • #2 in weekly profile views out of 48 Attorneys in Bristol, PA
    • #11,985 in weekly profile views out of 1,823,423 total attorneys Overall
Attorney Awards


George Martin is the founding partner of Martin Law and practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation law since 1979. In 2012, Mr. Martin was appointed by the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) as the workers’ compensation panel attorney to represent players on the Philadelphia Eagles. He was also appointed as a panel attorney for the Professional Hockey Players Association (PHPA). In the spring of 2013, Mr. Martin became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court.
Mr. Martin is active in the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), where he served on the Board of Governors for nine years. A past President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the first workers’ compensation attorney to serve in the position, Mr. Martin remains a life member of their Board of Governors. He was also the first chair of the PAJ Workers’ Compensation Section. Mr. Martin served as President of the American Association of Justice Workers’ Compensation Section in 2008. He served as Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1995 and served on the Board of Governors as the first representative of the Section in 1996 and 1997. He has served as a Council Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section since 1987 and has served as their Chairperson, Chair-Elect, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.
Mr. Martin devotes considerable time to Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and has lectured on behalf of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, and numerous other organizations. He is co-author of the 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996 editions of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and continues to serve as a guest speaker for the CLE program.
In addition to his successful law career, he also founded the George and Miriam Martin Foundation ( in 1996 to protect our environment, which has given more than $4 million to charitable organizations working to protect rivers and watersheds. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the French & Pickering Conservation Trust and Green Valleys Association, in Chester County, PA. Mr. Martin currently serves as Chairman on the Planning Commission of West Vincent Township in Chester County and the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Earthjustice, the world’s largest non profit environmental law firm.

Published Works: Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1990; Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1992; Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1994; Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1996.

Honors and Awards: Best Lawyers in America, since 1995; Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2013; Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, since 2004; Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyer, since 2005; Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, since 2005; Martindale-Hubbell A/V Rated; The Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers' Compensation, 2002; Professional Hockey Players Association Panel Member of the Year, 2016

Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2013

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Black Lung
  • Defense Base Act
  • Federal Workers Compensation
  • Industrial Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Appeals
  • Workers Compensation Arbitration
  • Workers Compensation Mediation
  • Workers Compensation Self Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Subrogation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215-268-7646  Phone
267-765-0090  Fax
University Attended:
University of Delaware, A.B., 1968
Law School Attended:
New York University, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1971, New York; 1974, Pennsylvania
» American Association of Justice, Workers’ Compensation Section,Past Section Chair; Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Past Board of Governors; Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors,Past President; Philadelphia Bar Association, Former Board of Governors,Past Workers’ Compensation Section Co-Chair; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Past Member House of Delegates; The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, Fellow; Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Board Member; NFL Players Association, Panel Attorney; Professional Hockey Players Association, Panel Attorney
( Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2013 )
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Bristol, Pennsylvania

Contact George Martin

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.