Throughout her education and now in the courtroom, Amber Racine knows hard work, skill and determination. She uses them every day when successfully representing catastrophically injured plaintiffs in product liability, premises liability and general negligence actions. Ms. Racine was a distinguished A.J. Drexel Scholar at Drexel University, from where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History and Politics 2004. Then, while working full time as a paralegal at a litigation firm, Ms. Racine enrolled in Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law attending classes in the evening. In 2008, she earned her law degree and was awarded Distinguished Classroom Performance and Outstanding Oral Advocacy Awards.
In 2011, The Legal Intelligencer named Ms. Racine a “Lawyer on the Fast Track,” an honor reserved for outstanding young attorneys on the road to becoming future leaders. Annually, since 2012, she has been named a “Super Lawyer-Rising Star” by Philadelphia Magazine, a selective distinction given to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys forty years old or younger in Pennsylvania. In 2015, The Legal Intelligencer honored Ms. Racine as one of the 2015 Diverse Attorneys of the Year. In 2016, she was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. Most recently, in April 2017, she received the inaugural Joanne A. Epps Award from the Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, Black Law Student Association.
Ms. Racine was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors and previously co-chaired the Association’s Women in the Profession Committee. She is a past President of the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. Ms. Racine is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates.