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Richard Alan Jaffe

About me

Effective May 1, 2013 I was Ceritified as a Specialist in the practice of Workers Compensation Law by the PA Bar Associations Section on Workers Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvnia Supreme Court.


Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the fields of Workers Compensation


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 80%
    31 years
  2. Social Security: 20%
    31 years



Contingent (20-25%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paula S. Robinson

    I endorse Richard. I have litigated cases with Richard and he is extremely knowledgable and respected by his peers and Judges. He is a strong advocate for his clients. I would recommend him for both workers' compensation and social security.


    Paula Robinson Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Richard Scott Lawson

    Mr. Jaffe is the premier source for help with your work place injury. He is well respected in the legal community and will fight for you to get a fair settlement. I fully endorse him.


    Richard Lawson DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Richard A Jaffe, LLC

Two Penn Center, Suite 1922
1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA, 19102-1724


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 - WCBest Lawyers in America2015
PA Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
PA Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Workers Compensation Law Certified SpecialistPennsylvania Bar Association2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2011
BV Rating since 1995Martindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2010
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2009
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2008
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics Law and Politics2007
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMargolis, Edelstein1986 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2008 - Present
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy groupBoard Member2005 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeSustaining Member1994 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1986 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981