Biography

Paul B. Himmel is a Senior Shareholder with Freedman and Lorry, P.C. Mr. Himmel has extensive civil litigation experience in state and federal courts in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations. Mr. Himmel is responsible for all aspects of litigation, from initial pleadings through verdict.

Mr. Himmel manages the firm’s Workers’ Compensation department. In May 2014, Mr. Himmel became a Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section in Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Mr. Himmel is Fund Counsel to the Laborers’ District Council Plasterers, Tenders & Laborers’ Health and Welfare Fund.

Areas of Practice

In addition to handling personal injury and Workers’ Compensation matters – including motor vehicle accidents and all types of negligence claims, Mr. Himmel also handles medical malpractice and products liability claims.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey. Admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education

B.A., Emory University, 1987
J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1990

Associations/Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member of National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania
  • Member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Certified Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Member of the American Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section