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Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorney Roberta D. Pichini Named to U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in America 2012

September 26, 2011

Roberta D. Pichini, a personal injury attorney and partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP, was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation — Plaintiffs.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” The listings reach more than 16 million readers in dozens of city and regional publications throughout the U.S. In Philadelphia, Best Lawyers magazine is featured as a stand-alone publication inside The Philadelphia Inquirer, included live on and distributed to all subscribers of The Legal Intelligencer.

Bobbie Pichini The Best Lawyers in AmericaPichini has litigated countless cases during her more than 25 years of practice. She represents seriously injured infants, children and adults in medical malpractice matters, such as obstetrical negligence, delayed diagnosis of cancer, emergency room errors and patient abuse by therapists, as well as victims injured by defective products or by catastrophic auto and boating accidents.

The first woman in Pennsylvania to be invited into the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Pichini was elected the organization’s first woman officer in 2003 and became the first woman President in 2011. Pichini has also been invited to join the American College of Trial Lawyers and ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates), and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Pichini has been consistently recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® by Thomson Reuters, published annually in Philadelphia magazine. In 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, Pichini was named a Top 50 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®, and a Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyer®. In 2006, Pichini was honored with the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Sandra Day O’Connor Award, which is presented annually to a woman attorney who has demonstrated superior legal talent and accomplishments while furthering the advancement of women in both the profession and the community.

About Feldman Shepherd — Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP has handled cases producing some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania. The firm represents plaintiffs in significant personal injury, class action, and other complex civil litigation. Clients include victims of medical malpractice, defective products, unsafe workplaces, motor vehicle accidents, legal malpractice and insurer misconduct.

  • Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP attorneys are licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. In addition, our attorneys practice in other states on a pro hac vice basis. Pro hac vice admission is when a lawyer not licensed in a particular state associates with a lawyer who is licensed in that state and obtains the court’s permission to jointly represent a client in a specific matter.