Joel H. Feigenbaum
Litigates and defends clients in matters involving general and premises liability, negligent security, product, automobile, and liquor liability claims.
Joel H. Feigenbaum is a Principal in the firm's Casualty Litigation Department and Hospitality & Retail Practice Group. He defends clients in diverse matters involving general and premises liability, negligent security, product, automobile, and liquor liability claims. He advocates on behalf of hospitality and retail industry clients, including hotels/motels, restaurants, franchisors/franchisees, resorts, and Fortune 500 retail chains. He also represents athletic clubs, educational facilities, carnivals, telecommunication companies, supermarkets, and hospitals in addition to working with a variety of insurers, self-insureds, and third-party administrators in defense of catastrophic injuries and losses.
In 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023, Mr. Feigenbaum was named by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star in the category of Personal Injury. In its 2023 edition, The Best Lawyers in America named him to its "Ones to Watch" category for Insurance Law. For information about these selections and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and list methodologies, click here.
Mr. Feigenbaum is an experienced litigator and manages cases from inception through trial. This includes preparing/answering discovery and pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, witness preparation, depositions, and settlement negotiation. He has first-chair trial experience and has successfully defended cases throughout eastern Pennsylvania and in federal court. Mr. Feigenbaum also uses alternative dispute resolution proceedings, such as mediation and binding arbitration, as a tool to secure the most favorable outcomes for his clients, particularly in cases where there is a concern about unfavorable media exposure. He is currently part of the defense team on several active cases defending schools and daycare centers in claims involving sexual abuse/misconduct. Mr. Feigenbaum also regularly assists clients in comprehensive pre-suit investigations in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.
Since 2017, Mr. Feigenbaum has routinely served as a court-certified arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Prior to joining Post & Schell, he worked as an associate attorney with a regional defense firm.