Polly N. Phillippi

Polly N. Phillippi: Attorney with Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP AV stamp icon
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Polly Phillippi is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Services Department. Her practice focuses on premises liability, breach of warranty, product liability, personal injury defense, toxic torts, and employment litigation.

Ms. Phillippi represents national corporations in the manufacturing and retail industries. She has significant experience defending automobile manufacturers in lemon law, breach of warranty, and consumer fraud claims. She has tried many cases to verdict and has successfully won hundreds of arbitrations in federal and state courts.


•Honorable Richard Klein, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Other Distinctions

•Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell *
•Noted as a “New Jersey Super Lawyer,” in the areas of General Litigation and Personal Injury Defense, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009-2018*
•Temple University Beasley School of Law Barrister Award for Trial Advocacy

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(Also at Ewing, New Jersey Office)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labor and Employment Practices
  • Litigation Services
  • Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
856-482-5725  Phone
215-496-9089  Fax
609-530-0722  Fax
University Attended:
Temple University, Master of Public Administration, Highest honors; Gettysburg College, B.A., Political Science, cum laude
Law School Attended:
Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., Honors
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; 1986, New Jersey; 1986, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

•NJ ICLE Speaker/trainer for Lemon Law Arbitration Certification

Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1954
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Significant experience representing automobile manufacturers in lemon law, breach of warranty, and consumer fraud claims from case onset through disposition including arbitrations and trial; Represented major national retail or in premises liability litigation including arbitrations and trial; Defended products liability claims including alleged defects in manufacture and design, failure to warn, and breach of warranty theories; Developed and executed strategies with clients to minimize costs and fees, including summary disposition and negotiation of favorable settlements; Argued two successful appeals before the Delaware Supreme Court resulting in favorable opinions for automobile manufacturers; Extensive experience with insureds and automobile franchises defending claims and proposing adjustments how business is conducted to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize risk; Significant experience representing financing companies in breach of contract and consumer fraud disputes; Defended various automotive parts manufacturers in asbestos litigation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 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.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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