In 1991 Donald Soloff, Alison Soloff and John Zervanos founded what is now known as Soloff & Zervanos, P.C., which has been located at the same location at 1525 Locust Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA. 19102 since its inception. Since the opening of the firm’s main office, the firm has expanded to five offices and includes offices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and in Allentown, Reading and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
The attorneys of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C., are licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and have an active regional practice throughout both states and nationwide. The firm is made up of five attorneys: Donald Soloff, Alison Soloff, John Zervanos, Jeffrey Fritz and John Pumphrey. All of our partners have been selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Philadelphia Magazine in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice, a distinction limited to only the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state.
For more than 15 years, Donald Soloff and Alison Soloff have received AV peer review ratings by the nationally recognized legal directory Martindale Hubbell, an honor given to those lawyers who have been recognized for their legal ability, expertise and integrity. John Zervanos has been named as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania by the American Association for Justice in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and Alison Soloff, Donald Soloff and John Zervanos were also all named as one of the 500 leading plaintiffs’ lawyers in America by Law Dragon Magazine.
Our Lawyers also sit on multiple Trial Lawyer Boards. In 2002, Alison Soloff was first elected to the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors and has served consecutively through 2013.
John Zervanos was first appointed to the Pennsylvania Association of Justice Board of Governors in 2003 and has been elected to successive terms since then.
In December 2010, our firm was also selected by Newsweek Magazine as one of the top plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms in the country.
Jeffrey Fritz is a charter member and president of the National Crime Victim Bar Association, a national organization of attorneys and professionals devoted to obtaining civil justice for victims of crime. He has authored numerous articles for civil justice for crime victims and national publications such as Trial Magazine and the Victim Advocate. He has served as a lecturer on civil justice for attorneys, victims and victim service providers throughout the country and has been featured at seminars by the American Association for Justice and National Crime Victim Bar Association. His cases have been featured on CNN, MSNBC, FOX NEWS and various local news outlets. He was also named as a rising star with Philadelphia Magazine and Super Lawyers in 2005 and 2006. He was selected as best of the best (Reader’s Choice) by South Jersey Magazine in crime victim representation.
John Pumphrey was formally a defense lawyer representing physicians and hospitals. He joined Soloff & Zervanos, P.C., several years ago and now specializes in representing victims of medical malpractice. In 2002, he was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell to Pennsylvania’s Medical Malpractice Juris Crisis Task Force. The task force was in charge of creating comprehensive measures to address the issue of improving the availability of health care in Pennsylvania. He served on the task force for two years. He is also one of a select group of lawyers who completed Temple University’s Trial Advocacy Program and now holds a master’s degree in trial advocacy.