Michael Malvey is a Senior Partner at Galfand Berger. Since joining the firm in 2002, Michael has handled a wide variety of cases within the personal injury department, including automobile accidents, premises liability cases, construction site accidents, products liability matters, and medical malpractice cases. He has been a member of the team of Galfand Berger lawyers who have obtained over $75 million dollars in settlements and judgments and attained some of the largest, multi-million dollar client recoveries in Pennsylvania.
Proficient in Spanish, Michael also proudly represents members of the Latino and Hispanic communities throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Michael currently is working with the Board of Directors at Esperanza Immigration Legal Services, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering low-cost legal services to immigrants and their families in the Philadelphia area.
Michael is an experienced trial attorney, having successfully brought numerous jury trials to verdict as well as appearing before Arbitration panels, appellate courts and at hearings throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Michael also has a successful track record of handling appellate matters before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Pennsylvania.
A fierce advocate for workers, Michael proudly represents the United Steelworkers of America and other labor organizations in Federal labor and employment cases. Michael has provided lectures to Union officers across Pennsylvania on the rights of Unions and their members.
Michael’s accomplishments have led to his addition to the Pennsylvania Rising Star’s list eight times dating back to 2006. Each year, only the top 2.5% of all attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania share this achievement. To visit Michael’s profile at Superlawyers.com, click here.
Michael has lived in Philadelphia his entire life, where he also attended college and law school. Michael’s talent for litigation was recognized early in his career, as he was awarded a Barrister’s Award for being the top student in his class in Temple Law School’s nationally recognized Trial Advocacy Program. Michael is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2017|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2016|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2010|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2007|
|Super Lawyers: Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Senior Partner||Galfand Berger, LLP||2001 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Association For Justice||Member||N/A|
|Temple University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Pennsylvania||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
Posted by Amy
Wed Jul 31 2013