Jay L. Edelstein

Jay L. Edelstein


Philadelphia personal injury lawyer Jay L. Edelstein was born in 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He attended Washington & Jefferson College where he received his B.A. in 1976. He went onto Widener University School of Law (formerly Delaware Law School), receiving his J.D. in 1979.

Mr. Edelstein is the firm’s founder and is a successful and a well-respected third generation attorney who focuses his practice of law on the following areas:  Personal injury litigation, auto injury, sexual abuse cases, slip and fall, dog bites, construction law and litigation involving common carriers.   He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1979 and the New Jersey Bar in 1991.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Edelstein has successfully represented his clients in settlements and verdicts.  He was peer-review nominated for two consecutive years as one of Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyers of Pennsylvania.  He is AV-rated which is the highest peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. 

He is a member of Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.  He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is also admitted to practice in The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; The United States District Court of New Jersey and The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. 

Mr. Edelstein also volunteers and serves as a member on the Board of Directors for Maryville Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center whose mission statement is to help the indigent and poor.  He also previously served as Vice- President on the Executive Committee.

Phone # (215) 893-9311, (856) 809-3150



Pennsylvania (1979)

New Jersey (1991)

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court of Appeals Third Circuit


B.A. in Political Science and Education (1976)

J.D., Widener University, Delaware Law School (2007)

Bar Associations and Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

American Bar Association