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David R. Cherry has been the driving force behind a law practice built with an emphasis on serious personal injury. His practice encompasses all types of personal injury including work injuries. He is a graduate of Widener School of Law (J.D.) and Temple School of Law (Masters in Trial Advocacy). Mr. Cherry has been recognized for several distinctions throughout both his academic and professional career including Most Promising Civil Litigator Award (Widener School of Law), twice named to Top Lawyers (Main Line Today) and is a multiple Pennsylvania Super Lawyer recipient.


Languages spoken: English, Italian

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 40%
    21 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    21 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    21 years



Contingent (20-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Eric Stepanov

    I sincerely endorse Attorney Cherry. From his answers and time on Avvo, it is clear he is dedicated to serving those in need and his clients. It's rare that lawyers spend so much valuable time helping the community, for free, and I applaud him for doing it to such a great level.


    Eric Stepanov Contracts and agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Benjamin Jay Mayerson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Dave for several years through a fellow atttorney who I have respected for over 20 years. Dave is one of the best workers comp attorneys in the state, hands down.


    Benjamin Mayerson Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Cherry Firm, P.C.

Two Penn Center, Suite 1700
1500 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA, 19102-1726



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer-Workers' Compensation LawMain Line Today Magazine2010
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Top Lawyer-Workers' Compensation LawMain Line Today Magazine2009
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2005
Excellence in Litigation AwardThe Center for Forensic Economic Studies1995
Most Promising Civil Litigator AwardWidener School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCherry Fieger & Marciano LLP1997 - Present
AssociateCherry Ferrara Mutzel Belefonte Mcfadden & Wesner, LLP1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of PennsylvaniaMember1995 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeLAWPAC ContributorN/A
Delaware County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Delaware County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DiPietro v. DiPietro and Dilworthtown Inn and Blue Pear Bistro$4.3 Million Settlement - Liquor Liability Case
16-year-old honor student vs negligent motorist$750,000 Settlement Reached in Car Accident Case
Bair v. Breneman's Landscaping $4.6 Million Settlement$4.6 million dollar settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple UniversityTrial AdvocacyMA - Masters1999
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Boston UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NAMSAPLiability Medicare Set Asides2015