Kline & Specter, P.C., is a preeminent law firm in the United States concentrating in catastrophic injury litigation and whistleblower representation.

The firm has achieved more verdicts and settlements in excess of $10 million than any law firm in Pennsylvania, noted a recent study of all cases since 1994 by The Legal Intelligencer (read the article). The firm had as many such reported cases as the next three firms combined, including a $109 million verdict (and subsequent $105 million settlement) in a wrongful death case. Kline & Specter won the four largest verdicts in Philadelphia in 2015.

Kline & Specter is headed by attorneys Tom Kline and Shanin Specter, both named among the top ten lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers, among the best lawyers in America by several other independent surveys and elected as members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated trial lawyers. Both are recipients of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association’s prestigious Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award.

The firm has won acclaim across the country, including:

  • Cited as "one of the country’s leading personal injury firms," Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Called "the most powerful plaintiffs firm in the city," Philadelphia Business Journal
  • Referred to as "a powerhouse law firm," The New York Times
  • Chosen by The National Law Journal for America’s Elite Trial Lawyers, one of only 50 firms chosen.
  • Selected by Super Lawyers among 50 firms in the United States for its excellence in litigation award.
  • Named among the nation's Best Law Firms by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.
  • Winner of The Legal Intelligencer’s 2016 “Litigation Department of the Year” Award for Medical Malpractice

The law firm, with more than 35 attorneys, five of whom are also highly skilled doctors, has unparalleled expertise and unsurpassed success in medical malpractice litigation. Year after year, Kline & Specter has had the most medical malpractice verdicts and settlements of any Pennsylvania firm. No law firm in the United States has as many M.D.-J.Ds.

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