Attorney Profile

Jeffrey M. Reiff

Jeffrey Reiff

Reiff & Bily
1125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone 215-246-9000
Fax 215-246-9012


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2015

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 years bottom-image

Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart


In addition to his many selections to Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Super Lawyers list (2005-2014), attorney Jeffrey M. Reiff is one of the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Pennsylvania nomination, research and blue ribbon review process. He has been rated by his peers and clients with the highest of rating "superb" by Avvo (10/10). Other top awards include his selection by the National Trial Lawyers as a member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers; his rating as an AV Preeminent* lawyer, the highest rating for legal abilities, skills and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell; and his consistent selection to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Internationally for over 17 consecutive years.

Attorney Reiff is Judge Pro Tempore for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas where he actively mediates and resolves personal injury issues. Judges and lawyers often request that Mr. Reiff serve as arbitrator/mediator of their Pennsylvania alternative dispute case. He has also testified as an expert witness in accounting and legal malpractice cases.

Mr. Reiff is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he and his law firm have secured many verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million against some of the world's largest corporations and insurance companies. He is a founding member of the Billions Awarded Legal Group and has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine, Pittsburg Magazine, Law and Politics Magazine, Newsweek, and Arrive Magazine as among the best and brightest lawyers in the Northeastern United States. Mr. Reiff is also listed in and was recently named as one of Philadelphia's 100 Top Rated Lawyers as published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Legal Intelligencer and the Wall Street Journal. He is also listed as one of the 2,000 outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England, and has been widely recognized for his international philanthropic and charitable efforts. He has authored many articles for the profession and public in the field of catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.

In short, attorney Reiff is a tireless advocate of the many clients (both individuals and organizations) that he represents locally, nationally and internationally. He combines a meticulous work ethic with the ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to challenging issues in the quest to achieve justice for his clients. He and his law firm have successfully represented thousands of clients since 1979.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Jeffrey Reiff

Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law

Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

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Honors and Awards:

  • Jeffrey M. Reiff was named to the list of Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 edition., Top Rated Lawyers, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
  • Jeffrey M. Reiff was included in the Top Northeast Attorneys Best and Brightest list in Arrive magazine., Best And Brightest list, Arrive, 2011
  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation, Martindale-Hubble, American Lawyer Media and National Law Journal
  • Top Northeastern United States Attorneys, The Best and Brightest Arrive Magazine, 2011
  • Who's Who in American Law Marquis Who's Who, 1984 - 1995
  • Who's Who in American Finance, Society, Leaders Marquis Who's Who
  • Who's who in Emerging Leaders of America Marquis Who's Who, 1987
  • Who's Who in the World Marquis Who's Who, 1988
  • International Men of Achievement IBC Cambridge, 1988
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Trial Lawyers Million Dollars Advocates Forum, 1995
  • Man of the Year award American ORT American ORT, 2000
  • 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the Twenty First Century Cambridge, 2002
  • Martindale-Hubble Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers Martindale-Hubble, 2004 - 2006
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Top Rated Pennsylvania Attorneys American Registry, 2011
  • AV Rated Highest possible for legal skills and ethical standards Martindale-Hubble, 2012
  • International Men of Achievement, Cambridge, England
  • School memberships included Phi Alpha Theta, Tau Epsilon Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Alpha Delta
  • Reiff & Bily were featured in the Philadelphia publication for their excellence in personal injury litigation., Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Magazine
  • Reiff & Bily have been named Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those lawyers who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers., Top 100 Trial Lawyers , National Trial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • Member, Billions Awarded Law Group, 2010 – Present
  • Member, Pennsylvania, Committees on: Lawyer Referral and Information, 1980 - Present
  • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, Trucking Litigation Group, The National Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, State Civil-Judicial Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1981
  • Member, Medico-Legal, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1981
  • Member, Committees on: Lawyer Referral and Information, Pennsylvania Bar Associations, 1980
  • Member, Young Lawyers Section, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of Panel, American Arbitration Association
  • President, Executive Board World ORT Federation, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1979 - 2012
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1979 - 2012
  • President's, Advisory council Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 - 2012
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 1980 - 2012
  • Secretary, Products Liability Litigation Section American Association for Justice, 1980 - 2012
  • Member, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1990 - Present
  • Member, Attorneys Information and Exchange Group, 2004 - Present
  • Member, New York Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Member, Inadequate Security and Premise Liability Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2011 - Present
  • Member, Advisory Board Bus Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, 2012 - Present
  • Pennsylvania, 1979

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lawyers Club of Philadelphia
  • Vice President, American ORT. Chairman, World ORT International Cooperation (London)
  • Member, Executive Board, Jewish National Fund
  • Advisory Board of Directors, Republic Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Young Leadership Board, Federation of Jewish Agencies
  • Friends of Hebrew University
  • President, Executive Board of Golden Slipper Club & Charities

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Mayhem in the Park", Trial Magazine, 2012
  • "Identifying Product Liability Issues in Amusement and Water Park Accidents", American Association for Justice (AAJ) Product Liability Newsletter ;Vol.1,No.1, Winter 2013

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Significant confidential Dram -Shop settlement against casino and intoxicated patron who caused permanent injuries to an innocent third party victim in a motor vehicle accident, 2102
  • confidential settlement against major auto manufacturer  for traumatic brain injuries caused by air bag defect, 2012
  • confidential multi-million dollar accord against physicians and hospital, 2012
  • $990,000 Settlement - Product Liability Accident
  • $940,000 Recovery - Premises Liability Injury
  • $850,000 Settlement - Product Liability Injury
  • $1,450,000 Recovery - Medical Malpractice
  • Confidential 8 Figure Wrongful death and survivors action Settlement - for a motor vehicle rollover case.
  • $1,250,000 Wrongful Death Recovery
  • See all case results
  • Confidential Substantial Award for a nursing negligence case
  • $1.8 Million Settlement - slip and fall case


  • Substantial  High six figure settlement by surviving family members against funeral home and funeral director for wrongful cremation of parent against religious beliefs, 2012

Educational Background:

  • American University, B.S/B.A. in Marketing/Finance, magna cum laude, 1976
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"Identifying Product Liability Issues in Amusement and Water Park Accidents" - (2013)

Successful prosecution of an amusement park or water park accident often involves an overlooked product liability component.The Consumer Product Safety Commission has limited authority to regulate fixed amusement sites despite the fact that the risk of accidents continues to increase significantly.Amusement rides are becoming more technically advanced to provide greater "thrill factor".As a result many accidents can often be traced to a component failure,failure of a safety device or design defect which can give rise to a product liability action.Ride design factors,failure to warn and inadequate warnings becoming primary issues.

Industry Group(s): American Association Of Justice

"Mayhem In the Park" - (2012)

Article addresses the inefficient regulation of the amusement park and waterpark industry which includes traveling carnivals,circuses and huge theme park resorts-has resulted in needless injuries.Plaintiffs lawyers are in a position to hold the industry accountable and improve safety

Industry Group(s): Cover Story For Trial Magazine

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