Steven Barrett is a Principal of the firm, Chairman of the Personal Injury Practice Group, and a member of the Litigation Department since 1992. Steve counsels and represents individuals on a wide range of medical malpractice and personal injury matters, with a focus on cases that involve catastrophic injuries and death. In 2016 alone, he fought hard in two complex medical malpractice trials that led to recoveries totaling nearly $8 million.
Other major recoveries include:
With his significant and notable jury verdicts, Steve enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a premier trial attorney throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania. He has successfully tried many complex cases in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, and Delaware Counties. Since 2003, Steve has obtained settlements and verdicts for injured people, totaling more than $25 million.
Through the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Steve served by appointment as a Disciplinary Hearing Committee member, considering issues of misconduct within the legal profession. Steve formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Bar Association and is a past president of its Young Lawyers Division. He currently serves as Chair of the firm’s marketing committee and mentors associates in the practice of law and business development.
Are You Protected If You Are Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident?, HRMM&L Legal Spotlight, September 2017
So What Does It Mean to Have a Constitutional Claim for a Personal Injury?, HRMM&L Legal Spotlight, February 2017
The “A, B, C’s” of a Medical Malpractice Claim, HRMM&L In Brief, March 2014
Slip and Fall Can Cause All of That?, HRMM&L In Brief, June 2013
Don’t Let a Loved One Become a Victim of Nursing Home Neglect, HRMM&L In Brief, January 2012
ACTOS ― Buyer Beware, HRMM&L In Brief, May 2012
Lecturer for Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Topics include Closed Head Injuries, Pennsylvania’s Automobile Insurance Law and Ethical Considerations of Lawyers to Produce Expert Witness Reports.
Past Lecturer, People’s Law School of the Montgomery County Bar Association on: How to Find an Attorney and the Attorney-Client Relationship
Presenter on Mandamus Actions at the Annual Dinner of First Class Township Commissioners of Montgomery County (September 2010)
Lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on litigating and enforcing easements in Pennsylvania (July 2010)
Montgomery Bar Association
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Main Line Reform Temple – Beth Elohim
Latino Leadership Alliance of Bucks County, Non-Profit
Through the Montgomery Bar Association, Steve was selected to team up with other lawyers and judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County to teach Norristown Middle School students civics in a year-long program titled “Liberty & Law.”
Listed as “Awesome Attorney” for Personal Injury Law, Suburban Life Magazine, 2012
Proficient in Spanish, still plays pick-up basketball at a not-so-young age, makes pancakes from scratch for his family almost every weekend, and has a penchant for singing and dancing in professionally directed musicals.