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Arthur L. Bugay jr

Arthur L. Bugay jr

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Employment & Labor, Litigation, Personal Injury

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About Me

Arthur Bugay is a Partner in the law firm of Galfand Berger. After obtaining his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Economics from Temple University, he attended Temple Law School, graduating with honors. Arthur also has two Master of Law degrees from Temple University, one in Taxation and the other in Trial Advocacy. Arthur’s practice areas include Products’ Liability, Construction Accident litigation, Personal Injury litigation, Negligent Security and Employment law.


Arthur is admitted before the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Supreme Courts, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Advocacy, serves on the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Exceptional Child Committee. He is “AV” rated as an attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. Arthur is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates’ Forum and was selected to the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list, an honor only given to the top 5% of more than 34,000 Pennsylvania lawyers.


In June 2012, Arthur received the George F. Douglas, Jr., Amicus award from the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. This award is given to a Pennsylvania trial attorney in recognition of his or her exceptional accomplishments and excellence in litigation and advocacy before Pennsylvania’s highest courts.


In addition to his work in the firm’s Personal Injury Department, Arthur is an advocate for disabled and injured children and for the elderly, the latter focusing upon nursing home negligence. He is an active volunteer for the indigent and has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Service by the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. He provides volunteer legal services for the Legal Clinic for the Disabled. Arthur also has taught economics at Temple University and economics and business law at Moravian College. Arthur currently teaches Products Liability law at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Arthur has served on the Board of Directors for the Disabilities Rights Network of Pennsylvania, a non-profit statewide public interest civil rights law firm that provides legal assistance and other services to individuals with disabilities.


Arthur is a member of the Shawmont Running Club. He has run several marathons to raise money for the American Diabetes Association, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and for the ALS Association of Philadelphia. In 2009, he was Pennsylvania’s regional top fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association and completed the Lake Placid Ironman, a 140.6 mile triathlon, as a charitable event for this non-profit charity. In 2012, Arthur created “Miles for Melissa” as part of his fundraising efforts for the ALS Association and to track his training for the “Chesapeake Man,” another 140.6 mile triathlon event for non-profit fundraising.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Employment & Labor: 34%
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

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Galfand Berger, LLP

1835 Market Street
Suite 2710
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

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PAActive199108/03/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
George F. Douglas, Jr. Amicus Curiae AwardPennsylvania Association for Justice2012

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeMemberN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Economics from Temple UniversityEconomicsMA - Masters1988
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawTrial AdvocacyLL.M - Master of LawsN/A