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Philip L Faccenda

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          Philip L. Faccenda, Esq. is a civil litigation attorney concentrating in the representation of victims of legal malpractice, the seriously injured and disabled, as well as victims of wrongful death. He graduated law school with the degree of Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley Law Center in 1974, was admitted that year to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and to the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1975. He is admitted to practice before all Federal and State courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

           The Faccenda Law Firm concentrates in representing persons who have suffered serious personal injuries, wrongful death, or become disabled from work injuries, car or truck crashes, nursing home abuse and neglect, unsafe drugs and products, trip/slip/fall injuries, environmental & toxic torts, and construction accidents. The Firm concentrates in representing people who have been injured or killed in such types of matters, and others who have become victims to legal malpractice at the hands of the lawyers they depended on for help.

            We represent clients in various types of civil litigation requiring an experienced Trial Attorney. In this regard, Phil Faccenda has been Certified since 1983 as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Board of Trial Certification1. He is a member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, the National Trial Lawyers Association and the New Jersey Association for Justice.

            Our successes have been recognized in N. J. Jury Verdict Review & Analysis, the Product Liability Law Reporter published by the American Association for Justice, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, The New Jersey Law Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Courier Post, New Jersey Monthly, and Philadelphia Magazine. Phil Faccenda has been designated as one of the Top Attorneys in New Jersey each year from 2009 through 2015 as published by Thomson-Reuters in New Jersey Monthly Magazine's SuperLawyer section. This year, he was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in South Jeresy by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Phil also serves as an Arbitrator for the State and Federal Courts and has been a memberof the Board of Governors of the American Trial Lawyers Association-New Jersey, and as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He has been a practicing trial attorney for over 40 years.


 1. Less than 3% of practicing attorneys in NJ [1,556 / 79,616] are certified by the Board on Trial Attorney Certification. Nationally, less than 3% of practicing attorneys [28,840 / 1,000,000] are certified by any recognized certifying organization.



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Practice areas


  1. Ethics: 65%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Workers Compensation: 15%



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601 Longwood Ave. at Rte. 38
Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002-2856


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyer-Plaintiff Professional LiabilityThompson-Reuters SuperLawyers2016
SuperLawyer- Plaintiff Professional LiabilityThompson-Reuters SuperLawyers2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Southern New JerseyNational Trial Lawyers2014
Super LawyerThomson-Reuters NJ Monthly Magazine2014
Super LawyerThomson-Reuters NJ Monthly Magazine2013
Super LawyerThomson-Reuters NJ Monthly Magazine2012
Top Attorneys in New JerseyNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2012
Top Attorneys - PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Top Attorneys - South JerseyPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2011
Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2010
Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2009
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1998
Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board on Legal Specialty Certification1983
Certified Civil Trial AttorneyNJ Supreme Court Board on Trial Certification1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyFaccenda Law Firm, LLC1981 - Present
Trial AttorneyPhilip L. Faccenda, P.A. Law Firm1977 - 1981
Assistant Attorney GeneralPa. Department of Justice1976 - 1977
AttorneyBucci & Bucci1974 - 1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Camden County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Burlington County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of CourtMember2006 - 2010
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesMember2004 - 2010
American Trial Lawyers Association (New Jersey chapter)Board of Governors1994 - 1999
American Association for Justice (New Jersey chapter)Member1984 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Martorana vs. Voorhees TownshipJury Verdict for Plaintiffs $2.7Million.
Osmundsen v. B Foods, et al.After filing suit, case settled for the disability benefits promised
Schaeffer vs. John Doe, Esquire (fictitious name)Legal malpractice claim settled for undisclosed amount.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Attorney’s GuidesAttorney’s Guide: Liens, Subrogation, Reimbursements, Set-offs and Collateral Sources2001
Camden County Bar FoundationLiens, Reimbursements, Subrogation, Set-offs and Other Collateral Sources in Civil Litigation1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Temple UniversityBusiness AdministrationB.B.A. Bachelor Business Administration1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Camden & Burlington County Bar Associations' Joint Conference on Liens in Civil LitigationLiens in Civil Litigation1998