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Harold Semanoff

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


  1. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    39 years
  2. Car Accident: 45%
    39 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    39 years



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  • 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

  • Harry C J Himes

    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 Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Harold Semanoff, Esquire

2617 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Highest Peer Review Rating-PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2015
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2015
Highest Peer Review Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2015
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2014
Highest Peer Review Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2014
Top Rated LawyerLegal Leaders2014
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2013
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2012
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2012
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2011
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2009
Highest rating (AV)Martindale-Hubbell2009
Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2008
Highest Rating (AV)Martindale-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
Founding PartnerSemanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia1985 - Present
PartnerSemanoff Ormsby & Seltzer2001 - 2003
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
American Bar AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
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
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