All Press Releases for January 15, 2021

Wapner Newman Announces Two New Partners

When associate attorneys are elevated to partnership, it is a reflection of hard work and dedication to their clients and their field, as well as to their firm.

"With the amount of combined experience and dedication to their craft exhibited by both attorneys, our firm is excited about their new roles."

    PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 15, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Wapner Newman Brecher & Miller announced today that two associate attorneys, Samuel A. Anyan, Jr. and Jarad L. Silverstein, have been promoted to partner.

"Both lawyers earned the promotion based on their skills as experienced litigators as well as their achievements, awards, memberships, and the contributions they have made to the law firm and the community," said Marc G. Brecher, managing attorney of Wapner Newman Brecher & Miller.

Samuel A. Anyan, Jr. became an associate at Wapner Newman in February 2010. Prior to joining Wapner Newman, Mr. Anyan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lisette Shirdan-Harris, in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. He subsequently was employed as an attorney at Allstate insurance company, as well as at Campbell Trial Lawyers, a prominent products liability boutique firm.

In 2018, Mr. Anyan was elected as the Regional III Director for the National Bar Association for the second consecutive year. Region III includes the Garden State Bar Association in New Jersey, Philadelphia Barristers' Association in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Barristers Association in Delaware. During his tenure he built close relationships with lawyers across the area. He has been recognized in Philadelphia Magazine as a Rising Star and in The Best Lawyers in America© for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Sam Anyan represents clients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey who have been injured due to defective products, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability and construction site accidents.

Jarad L. Silverstein joined Wapner Newman in 2017. He began his legal career as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Karen L. Suter in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, Law Division.

Mr. Silverstein then spent over eight years as a medical malpractice defense attorney with Parker McCay P.A. in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where he represented major hospital systems, physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other medical professionals. He brought this experience to Wapner Newman. His current practice is advocating on behalf of victims of medical negligence and defective products in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

From 2014-2016, Mr. Silverstein served on the Board of Directors of the Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce. He has given lectures to other attorneys and presented several Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses on relevant issues arising in medical malpractice litigation. Mr. Silverstein currently serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the First Judicial District, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, mediating cases on the Major Case Jury Civil docket in addition to his active case load representing people who have suffered injuries due to medical malpractice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In addition to his contributions to the local and legal communities, Mr. Silverstein has been recognized in the Philadelphia Magazine as a Rising Star.

"With the amount of combined experience and dedication to their craft exhibited by both attorneys, our firm is excited about their new roles. We are proud to have them as important members of Wapner Newman," said Brecher.

About Wapner Newman:
For over 40 years, the law firm of Wapner Newman has been helping victims of serious personal injury and wrongful death. The firm serves personal injury claims throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, ensuring that victims and their families get the compensation they deserve. For more information, contact Wapner Newman by calling (215) 569-0900.

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