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Paul B. Himmel


Paul B. Himmel is a Senior Shareholder with Freedman and Lorry, P.C.  Mr. Himmel has extensive civil litigation experience in state and federal courts in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations. Mr. Himmel is responsible for all aspects of litigation, from initial pleadings through verdict.

Mr. Himmel manages the firm’s workers’ compensation department.  In May 2014, Mr. Himmel became a Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section in Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

In addition to handling personal injury and worker’s compensation matters including motor vehicle accidents and all types of negligence claims, Mr. Himmel also handles medical malpractice and products liability claims.

Mr. Himmel is Fund Counsel to the Laborers’ District Council Plasterers, Tenders & Laborers’ Health and Welfare Fund.

Practice Areas

In addition to handling personal injury and worker’s compensation matters including motor vehicle accidents and all types of negligence claims, Mr. Himmel also handles medical malpractice and products liability claims.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey. Admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Areas Of Focus
  • WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • PERSONAL INJURY
  • DEFENSE BASE ACT
  • LABOR LAW
  • FAMILY LAW
  • CRIMINAL LAW
  • GENERAL PRACTICE
  • LONGSHORE & HARBOR WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • FAIR DEBT COLLECTION
  • BANKRUPTCY
Education
  • B.A., Emory University, 1987
  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1990
Honors and Awards
  • Chosen by National Trial Lawyers as Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Awarded PhillyLabor Who’s Who in Injury and Injured Workers Advocacy List for 2017
Special Licenses/Certifications
  • Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section in Workers’ Compensation Law, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Associations/Memberships/Affiliations
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1990
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • State of New Jersey
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Member, American Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association