Founding Partner, Steven J. Schatz, represents clients in matters involving bodily injury, commercial litigation, property damage, construction litigation, consumer protection and civil rights. Steve has successfully obtained tens of millions of dollars for his clients over his almost 25-year career and has gained recognition for his tenacity and aggressiveness with the bench and bar.
Steve prides himself on his unwavering commitment to his clients and emphasis on client communication, which is evidenced by decades-long relationships with many of his clients, many of those relationships spanning generations. Steve has always been committed to going above and beyond to help his clients with legal issues even outside the claim for which he represents them.
Steve has been recognized for excellence in legal practice and professional achievement. He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2014; a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and a New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2013. Super Lawyers represent no more than five percent of lawyers in the state and are selected from a pool of peer candidates who are rated by peers on 12 indicators of excellence and achievement. Only those with the highest ratings in each area of law are selected and designated Super Lawyers.
In addition to practicing law, Steve serves as a certified arbitrator and Judge Pro Tempore in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.
• J.D., Widener University School of Law, 1998
• B.A., University of Delaware, 1995
• Pennsylvania Association for Justice
• Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
• Pennsylvania Bar Association
• Philadelphia Bar Association