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Adam Getson has been proud to be an active Trial Attorney practicing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware since 2003. Mr. Getson joined Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C. as an Associate in April 2004 and focuses his practice in plaintiffs' Civil Trial Litigation.  In January 2014, Mr. Getson became the youngest Partner at WNWB&M.

Mr. Getson has successfully represented many injured victims in a variety of accidents, including automobile crashes, dog bites, product malfunctions, dram shop liability, slips/trips and falls, medical malpractice, construction site accidents and other personal injury matters.  He has litigated hundreds of cases in counties throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. 

In 2000, Mr. Getson earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh and was named to the National Deans List of America. In 2002, Mr. Getson studied International Law at Australia's prestigious University of Technology Sydney Law School.  He received his Juris Doctor from Widener School of Law in 2003, where he was a graduate of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.

Mr. Getson is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania (2003) and New Jersey (2003), as well as before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2004) and the District of New Jersey (2004.)  He also serves as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and in private Alternative Dispute Resolutions.

In 2012 and, again in 2013, Mr. Getson was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal.  This award recognizes no more than 2.5% of the up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger who have demonstrated a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as a “Rising Stars” in the practice of Pennsylvania law.

Mr. Getson has been honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for his ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary.

While at WNWB&M, in March 2008, one of Mr. Getson’s many jury verdicts was published in Volume 26, Issue 4 of the Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis.

Mr. Getson is a proud member of the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Philadelphia (PA) and Burlington County (NJ) Bar Associations.

Mr. Getson has presented lectures in personal injury law; practicing the law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and, legal ethics to students and professionals.  He is also an active volunteer for the Philadelphia Cares program and mentor to many students in the Philadelphia School District.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  4. Slip and Fall: 20%
  5. Car Accident: 20%

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  • Albert J. Soler

    Adam handled a personal injury matter for a contact of mine and both he and I were very pleased with Adam's professionalism, skill, aggressive advocacy, and attention to detail. Adam takes pride in his work and he is a proven and highly effective personal injury attorney with extensive litigation experience.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Adam. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller

2000 Market Street
Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller

6000 Sagemore Dr Ste 6301
Marlton, NJ, 08053



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent ratedMartindale-Hubbell2016
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2016
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thompson Legal2016
AV Preeminent ratedMartindale-Hubbell2015
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2015
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising StarThompson Legal2015
AV Preeminent ratedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal2014
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent ratedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal2013
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star".Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Burlington County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Complex Litigation ArbitrationArbitrator2004 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$700,00 Settlment in Auto caseSettlement
"Flahn v. Pennsylvania Financial Responsibility Assigned Claims Plans."The jury awarded the plaintiff $31,500 in damages.
$1,450,000.00 recovery for clientSettlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & AnalysisVolume 26 Issue 4 March 20082008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Technology Sydney (Australia) School of LawN/AN/A2001
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High SchoolRaise the students' awareness about ethical professional life in the field of law and the necessary steps attain admission to the Pennsylvania Bar2008