Eric H. Weitz

The Weitz Firm, LLC
The Weitz Firm, LLC
1528 Walnut Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA United States 19102
PhiladelphiaPA 19102


Catastrophic Injury

Medical Negligence

Motor Vehicle and Trucking

Construction Site and Workplace Injuries

Insurance Bad Faith

Consumer Claims & Business Torts

Premises Liability

Commercial Litigation

Healthcare Litigation


Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PennsylvaniaJ.D. cum laude – 1992The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse UniversityB.S. cum laude – 1989Honors: Robert Costas Scholarship for Excellence in Broadcast WritingMajor: Television, Radio/Film Management


SuperLawyer by Philadelphia Magazine, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017Top 100 in Pennsylvania, 2011 – 2017Named One of America’s Best Lawyers®, 2015 – 2017


Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 – PresentAcademy of Advocacy, FellowMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum, Life MemberTemple American Inn of Court, 1994-1995, 1996-1997, 2005-2017Temple American Inn of Court, Executive Committee, 2012 – 2014American Trial Lawyers Association – New Jersey, Automobile Insurance Reparations Committee MemberThe Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Member, 2013 – PresentPennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Executive Committee Member, 2011 – PresentPennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Eastern Caucus Whip, 2011 – 2016Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Member, Board of Governors, 2007 – PresentPennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Co-Chair of PAJ-PTLA Legislative Committee, 2015 – PresentPennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Co-Chair of the Bad Faith Committee, 2010 – 2014Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Philadelphia Captain of the Membership Committee, 2007 – 2016Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association), Vice-Chair, Membership Task Force/Strategic Planning Com., 2011 – PresentPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Directors, 2010 – PresentPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2016 – 2017Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Co-Chair of PAJ-PTLA Legislative Committee, 2015 – PresentPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Chair, Membership Committee, 2013 – 2016Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Chair, Advocacy Committee, 2009 – PresentPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Co-Chair, Professional Responsibility Committee, 2010 – PresentPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee, 40th Anniversary CelebrationPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Co-Chair, Annual Golf Outing Committee, 2003 – PresentPennsylvania Bar Association, Member, House of Delegates, 2005 – 2008Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member of Young Lawyers Division Executive Council, 1997 – PresentPennsylvania Bar Association, Member of Attorney Discipline Study Committee, 1996 – 1999Philadelphia Bar Association, Governor, Board of Governors, 2012 – 2014Philadelphia Bar Association, Chairman of the Board, 2014 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Vice Chairman of the Board, 2013 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Elections Committee, MemberPhiladelphia Bar Association, Judicial Selection and Retention Committee, 2014 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Chairman, 2017 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Investigator, 2009 – 2015Philadelphia Bar Association, Executive Director Search Committee, 2012 – 2013Philadelphia Bar Association, Chairman, Compulsory Arbitration Committee, 1997 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Secretary, Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee, 1999 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Member, 1998 – 2000Philadelphia Bar Association, Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Division Charity Golf Outing, 1999 – 2000Philadelphia Bar Association, Member, State Civil Rules Committee, 1995 – 2005Philadelphia Bar Association, Member, Civil Litigation Section, 2005 – PresentPhiladelphia Bar Association, Co-Chair, Professional Liability Sub-committeePhiladelphia Bar Association, Co-Chair, Medico-Legal Sub-CommitteePhiladelphia Bar Association, Planning Committee, 2011 Bench Bar ConferencePhiladelphia Bar Association, Co-Course Planner for Plenary Session


Messa & Associates, P.C., Co-Managing Partner, 2011 – 2016Weitz Garfinkle Datz, LLC, Found and Member, 2006 – 2011Layser & Freiwald, P.C., Associate, 2003 – 2006Law Offices of Andrew D. Stern, P.C., Of Counsel, 1998 – 2003Garfinkle & Associates, P.C., Of Counsel and Associate, 1994 – 2011Cozen & O’Connor, P.C., Associate, 1992 – 1994


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Patient Safety AuthorityVolunteer Attorney Homeless Advocacy ProjectVolunteer Attorney Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance ProjectVolunteer Lawyers for the Indigent ProgramBrandeis Law Foundation, Executive Committee Member, 2013 – PresentBrandeis Law Society, Executive Committee, 1997 – PresentPhiladelphia Lawyer’s Club, 1996 – 2000, 2010 – 2015Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Young Leadership Committee Board Member, 1995 – 1996, 1997 – 1998Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Cardozo Section Co-Chair, 1995 – 1996American Jewish Congress, Board Observer, 1995 – 1996Temple Adath Israel, Board of Directors, 2004 – 2012Temple Adath Israel, Chair, Nominating Committee, 2010 – 2012Temple Adath Israel, Treasurer, Men’s Club, 2003 – 2006Temple Adath Israel, Fellow, Tuttleman Leadership Institute, 2008 – PresentPresbytery of Philadelphia – Head Start Learning Tree, Policy Council MemberJewish Learning Venture, Member, Board of Directors, 2009 – PresentJewish Learning Venture, Merger Committee MemberJewish Learning Venture, Vice President of Strategic Planning, 2010 – 2013Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Big Brother, 2009 – Present

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