Michael J. Foley

Michael J. Foley: Attorney with Foley Law Firm
  • Principal at Foley Law Firm (7 Attorneys)
  • Scranton Life Building, 538 Spruce St Ste 200, Scranton, PA 18503-1816
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    4.3/5.0 (10)
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Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, 1984. Member, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission on Venue 2002. Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, The American Board of Trial Advocacy. Recipient, Special Achievement Award, 1999 ATLA Annual Convention. Certification of Recognition, U.S. House of Representatives, 2008. Author: "Injustice in the Wake of the False Promise of Tort Reform," The Barrister, 2003; "Separation of Powers: Restrictions on Legislative Regulation of Attorney's Fees in Medical Malpractice Actions," The Barrister, Special Supplement, December 2002; "An Historic Overview of the Supreme Court's Rulemaking Authority, " The Barrister, Special Supplement, December 2002; "Funded Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation Shams Affecting Injured Workers," ATLA 2000 Annual Convention Reference Materials, Vol. II, pg. 2845-2857; "The Evolution of the Right of Partially Disabled Workers to Receive Worker's Compensation Benefits Even When Laid Off," The Barrister, 1990; P.17; "Straight Talk About The 1993 Amendments to the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act," The Barrister, Fall 1993; "Enforcement of the American With Disabilities Act Will Bring Equity to the Job Referral Practice in The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation System," The Barrister, Vol. XX, Number 1, Spring 1995. Advocate, National College of Advocacy, 1995. Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Philadelphia Magazine, 2004-2010. Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Fellow: American Bar Foundation; Litigation Council of America.

American Bar Foundation; Litigation Council of America.

(Civil Trial Advocate by National Board of Trial Advocacy; Civil Pretrial Advocate by National Board of Legal Specialty)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Public Interest Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
570-342-8194; 800-523-6539  Phone
570-342-4658  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1108, Scranton, PA 18501-1108
University Attended:
Washington & Lee University, B.A., History, 1980
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, Pennsylvania; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court; 1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Philadelphia, Lackawanna County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2008-2009, Executive Committee 1996-2010); The American Association for Justice (Board of Governors, 2009—): The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member: Birth Trauma Litigation Group; Board of Directors; Workplace Injury Litigation Group, 1996—2004); Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. (Member, Board of Directors, 2001—2005).
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Peer Reviews

4.3/5.0 (10 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/20/19 in Civil Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 04/13/18 in Medical Malpractice

    Mr. Foley is highly respected in the profession as an expert in electronic health records (EHRs).

    Mr. Foley is highly respected in the profession as an expert in electronic health records (EHRs). Read less

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