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Harold Semanoff

Harold Semanoff

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

About Me

Tough. Agressive. Respected.  

Exhaustive attention to detail is my hallmark.  


For over 35 years I have represented clients injured due to auto accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, and defective products sold by international corporations, major automotive, consumer product and boating manufacturers.




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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    38 years
  2. Car Accidents: 45%
    38 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    38 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Andrew Barry Kushner

    Having known Harold for over 30 years as both a colleague and a friend, I can provide my unrestricted endorsement of both his competence and diligence. I never have any hesitation of referring matters directly to him or othes in his firm.


    Andrew Kushner Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I strongly recommend Harold. . Harold is everything one expects in a "Philadephia Lawyer." He is very intelligent, thorough in his preparation for trial, a gentleman before Judge and Jury, and very learned in the law. Harold is a very powerful advocate for his clients.


    Harry Himes Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Harold Semanoff, Esquire

2617 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Highest Peer Review Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated LawyerLegal Leaders2014
Highest Peer Review Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2014
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2014
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2013
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2012
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2012
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2011
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Highest rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2009
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2009
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2008
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2008
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2007
Business of the YearEastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce2006
Estate Planning AwardNational Commercial Bank & Trust1977
Nation Business Honor SocietyBeta Gamma Sigma1974
National Scholastic Honor SocietyPhi Kappa Phi1974

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSemanoff Ormsby & Seltzer2001 - 2003
MemberSemanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia1985 - Present
OwnerSemanoff & Hendler1985 - 2000
PartnerBernstein Fox Greenberg & Semanoff1982 - 1985
Instructor Paralegal ProgramPennsylvania State University1979 - 1980
OwnerLaw Offices- Harold Semanoff1979 - 1982
AssociateVedatsky & Associates1977 - 1979
AssociateVedatsky & Spotilla1977 - 1977
Legislative AideNew York State Assembly1976 - 1977
Law ClerkBucks County Legal Aide Society1976 - 1976
Instructor-Business LawState University Of New York1975 - 1976


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of CommerceExecutive Committee1995 - 2009
Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of CommerceSecretary1995 - 2009
Philadelphia Bar Association Compulsory Arbitration CommitteMember1981 - 1985
Philadelphia Bar Association, Fee Disputes CommitteeMember1981 - 1985
American Bar AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
confidential$ 1.1 Million

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Publication NameTitleDate
Albany Law School Alumni News"Swinging For The Fence" Pays Off for 35 Years2013
PamphletPennsylvania Auto Insurance-Is Your Family Proctected2008
Pamphlet/FormWhat To Do In Case of An Auto Accident2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of Maryland, College ParkN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
BNG Business GroupPA Auto Insurance Medical Coverage Issues2013
Business SeminarLegal Entities1995