Margolis Edelstein

Margolis Edelstein

About this firm

Since 1955, Margolis Edelstein has forged the diverse talents of many individuals into one of Pennsylvania's foremost law firms. In 1982, we expanded into New Jersey. Our practice includes many areas of law, however we specialize in defense litigation. While we practice on a regular basis in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Harrisburg, and in New Jersey, we frequently take the leading role in defending and/or monitoring complex cases for our clients throughout the United States.

Our firm is primarily a civil trial firm with special emphasis in the areas of Insurance Defense, Municipal, Environmental, Workers Compensation and Liability Claims.

With innovative, flexible, cost effective and consistent representation, we provide the aggressive, efficient and successful counsel our clients expect.

Locations (9)

Practice & Industry Groups

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Areas of Practice (18)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Defense Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Civil Rights
  • Municipal Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Complex Multi-District Litigation
  • Major Subrogation
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Insurance

People (148)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (316)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0

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Client Reviews

  • 3.4/5.0 (2)
  • 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    3.5/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    2.5/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    3.5/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.0/5.0
  • Mr. Margolis was very comforting to me in my situation. He showed concern and took on my case, working very hard to bring it to a positive conclusion...

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    Mr. Margolis was very comforting to me in my situation. He showed concern and took on my case, working very hard to bring it to a positive conclusion. I was happy with the settlement of the case. I would use him again and recommend him to others.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
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  • Margolis Edelstein

    2.3/5.0 on 08/21/10 on 08/21/10

    They weren't terrible but I just want someone to listen to me and follow my instructions

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    They weren't terrible but I just want someone to listen to me and follow my instructions

    • Communication

      2.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      1.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      3.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      3.0/5.0
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Diversity

Our firm has been committed to developing a work environment which reflects the world in which we live. As a full service firm, we have the privilege of working with a diverse and varied client base and we are keenly aware of the positive results a stimulating culture within our organization can have upon the staff, associates and partners which make up Margolis Edelstein. We have always encouraged an open and inclusive environment.

We recognize, share and support our clients' commitment to diversity and our firm will continue to strive to maintain and further develop a rich, multi-cultural environment.

Bar Registry

  • Civil Trial Practice

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  • Environmental Law

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  • Insurance Defense

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