Shari Fern Bernstein

Partner Tel: 215-606-6626 (PA) Fax: 215-606-6601 (PA) Send an Email

Shari F. Bernstein, Counsel to the Firm, has been a practicing trial attorney for over 30 years. Ms. Bernstein concentrates her practice in the areas of Public Utility law, products liability, and insurance law litigation. She has extensive experience with matters involving complex personal injury and property damage matters.

Ms. Bernstein graduated cum laude from the University of Rochester. She received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1986. There she received the American Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law; was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and a semi-finalist in the Federal Jurisdiction Moot Court Competition; and was a teaching assistant for Civil Procedure. She spent three years as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York.

She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Utility Law

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, 1989
Connecticut, 1986
New York, 1987
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award-Administrative Law
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
B. A. cum laude - 1981
Honors: Keladians-Senior Honor Society
Major: Political Science/Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

Philadelphia Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

Rawle & Henderson, Of Counsel, 1999 - 2003
Gollatz Griffin & Ewing, Associate, 1989 – 1999

Pro Bono Activities

Support Center for Child Advocates