Mr. Semanoff is a founding Member of the firm and heads its Complex Bodily Injury Practice. For over 40 years he has successfully represented seriously and catastrophically injured clients and their loved ones against negligent hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. His practice also includes automobile, motorcycle, product liability, premises liability, work related and recreational injury cases.
His success is due in large part to his exhaustive attention to details, his relentless pursuit of facts, and the compassion and understanding that he shows to his clients and their families.
He is also an accomplished commercial litigator having represented physicians and financial consultants in a variety of matters including partnership disputes and insurance related litigation. He has represented numerous financial institutions, corporations and small businesses in both Federal and State Courts.
Mr. Semanoff graduated with High Honors from the University of Maryland. He then attended Albany Law School where he also served for two years as a Legislative Assistant in the New York State Assembly. Following law school, he returned home to Philadelphia, joined a Center City Law Firm and began to develop his litigation skills which would become his hallmark in years to come.
Mr. Semanoff has taught other professionals in the Penn State Paralegal Program, lectured to community groups, served as an expert witness in legal malpractice cases, and was a member of the Executive Board of the Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce for over a decade.
Mr. Semanoff enjoys an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell each year since 2005. This is the highest possible peer review rating issued by Martindale Hubbell® for both legal ability and ethical standards. It is based upon reviews by Judges and other attorneys.
He is equally proud of his AVVO Superb 10 Rating and over 25 Five Star Client Reviews.