John Zervanos is a partner at Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. a Philadelphia Personal Injury Firm with offices in Allentown, Reading, Lancaster, Pa., and, also Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Mr. Zervanos is a 1984 graduate of Franklin * Marshall College and a 1987 graduate of Temple University School of Law. He was admitted to practice law in 1987 in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and in 2018 was admitted to the New York State bar. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Western District of Pennsylvania and United States District for New Jersey. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum-a position limited to trial attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence in advocacy by achieving a verdict, award, or settlement in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
From 2004-2019 John N. Zervanos has been honored each year by his peers as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine in the area of Personal Injury, a distinction limited to the top 5% of attorneys in this state. He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in each year the list has been published. John N. Zervanos was named one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association from 2010 to 2017 and in 2018 was also named one of the top 25 medical malpractice trial attorneys in the State of Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2007 he was named one of the “Leading plaintiffs lawyers in America” as published in Lawdragon. Mr. Zervanos was recently nominated and is now a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, an organization reserved for the top 1% of attorneys in the United States. In November 2018 John Zervanos was invited to, and became, a lifetime charter member of the Best Attorneys Of America. He has tried personal injury cases throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey in both State and Federal Court. John has served on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice since 2003. He was elected to two-year terms in 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011, 2013 and most recently elected to a 2015-2017 term.
Mr. Zervanos has served as an arbitrator in many uninsured and underinsured motorist claims in various Pennsylvania jurisdictions, including Lancaster, Berks, Lehigh and Philadelphia counties. He is not only a proud member of the Pennsylvania Association of Justice and American Association for Justice but also a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, New Jersey Association of Justice (NJAJ), New York State Bar Association, Lehigh County Bar Association and Lancaster County Bar Association.
He is the founding President and member of the Board of Directors of S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., an organization founded to support children, patients, and their families in the solid organ transplant program at A.I Dupont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.
Areas of Practice
Nursing Home Negligence
Insurance Bad Faith
Honors and Awards
Lifetime Charter Member of Best Attorneys of America
2014 Litigator Award Winner
Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Member
Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine in the area of Personal Injury, 2004 – 2019
Top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 – 2017
“Leading plaintiffs lawyers in America” as published in Lawdragon, 2007
Top 25 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania – National Trial Lawyers Association 2017-2018
Professional Associations and Memberships
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member
American Association for Justice, Leadership Forum, Member
Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Member
Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Board of Governors, Member since 2003
Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Medical Malpractice, Section Committee, Member
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
Lehigh County Bar Association, Member
Lancaster County Bar Association, Member
National Trial Lawyers Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
New Jersey Association of Justice (NJAJ), Member
New Jersey, 1987
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
New York, 2018
Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1987
Franklin & Marshall College – 1984
Pro Bono Activities
S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., Founding President
S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., Board of Directors, Member