Steven Wigrizer

Wapner Newman
2000 Market Street
Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-569-0900
www.wnwlaw.com


Steven G. Wigrizer is an experienced trial attorney who has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best in his field.  His devotion to and compassion for his clients have earned him a high level of client loyalty, while his preparation and understanding of complex cases have won him the respect of his opponents, colleagues and the judiciary.  Few lawyers can match this unique combination.

Mr. Wigrizer concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation including medical malpractice, products liability, and construction litigation.  He earned his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude from the Pennsylvania State University, and his law degree from the Boston University School of Law in 1979.  He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and is routinely specially admitted to practice in other states.

Mr. Wigrizer is a past Present of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and is a frequent lecturer on civil litigation issues, trial skills and specific practice areas.  He is a member of numerous bar and trial lawyer associations.  In addition, Mr. Wigrizer has served as Chairman of the Philadelphia Bar Association Fee Disputes Committee and has been a hearing examiner for the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Fee Board.  He is a former President of the Villanova East Citizens Committee.

Over the years, Mr. Wigrizer has handled a diverse array of cases, all of them involving catastrophic injuries to individuals.  He has an impressive track record of multimillion dollar settlements and verdicts in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, products liability, premises liability and construction site accidents.  As co-lead counsel for the Plaintiffs in the 2017 Philadelphia Market Street Collapse trial, Mr. Wigrizer was instrumental in securing a historic liability verdict and record-setting settlement.  The trial lasted nearly six months, the longest civil trial in Philadelphia history.