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Edelstein Law, LLP
230 South Broad Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 215-893-9311
Telephone: 856-809-3150
Fax: 215-893-9310
E-Mail: jedelstein@edelsteinlaw.com
www.edelsteinlaw.com
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Established: 1998

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • First and Third Party Defense
  • Bad Faith
  • Coverage Issues
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Rental Car and Self-Insured
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About Us
EDELSTEIN LAW, LLP is a law firm specifically designed as a boutique type establishment with the best interests of our clients in mind. Created in a mold for the Twenty-First Century, we are strongly committed to excellence. We blend the personalities of different individuals into a single purpose: to give clients what they want and expect, with courteous service and superb representation in a cost effective manner.

The firm was formed through its founder, Jay L. Edelstein. Mr. Edelstein is a third-generation attorney, with a reputation as a well-established aggressive and successful defense lawyer. Jay Edelstein has over 200 jury trials to his credit.

Recently, Edelstein Law added a focus on Personal Injury Litigation to provide the public with counsel that cares and is focused on satisfying the needs of the seriously injured.

Edelstein Law maintains a diverse group of clients many of whom are Fortune 500 companies. Edelstein Law practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our firm concentrates on cost-effective, aggressive litigation with a diverse practice that includes: personal injury, auto accidents, slip and fall, general liability, sexual/institutional abuse and workers' compensation matters.

At EDELSTEIN LAW, LLP our goal is a satisfied client.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Cambridge Insurance CompanyCNA Insurance Company
Crawford & CompanyESIS
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyGallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
GatesMcDonaldHertz Claims Management Corporation
Kemper Insurance CompanyMerastar Insurance Company
MetLife Auto & HomeSafe Auto Insurance Company
Sedgwick CMSTravelers
Non-Insurance Clients
Avis Budget Group, Inc.Bayer Corporation
Califonia Pizza Kitchen, Inc.Dollar-Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
DRAC Chrysler Daily DealershipExtensis
FedEx GroundThe Hertz Companies
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp.Hylant Group
Kenan Advantage GroupMcLane Food Service
OfficeMax IncorporatedPetco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Zipcar, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Partner
Jay L. Edelstein, Managing Partner
Philadelphia, PA
Practice Areas
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1979
  • New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991
Jay L. Edelstein focuses his practice on Insurance Defense Litigation, Security Law, Cumulative Trauma, Medical Malpractice, Construction Law, Contract Law and Litigation involving Common Carriers, Self-Insured Entities, Rental Car Agencies, Trucking and Municipalities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Edelstein founded Edelstein Law, LLP in 1998 after having been a partner in two larger established firms. Mr. Edelstein earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Education in 1976 from Washington and Jefferson College and a Juris Doctorate from the Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1979.
Memberships:
  • American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., 1976
  • Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D., 1979
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Associates
Kelly L. Raymond
Philadelphia, PA
Practice Areas
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 2007
  • New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
Kelly L. Raymond focuses her practice in the areas of insurance and self-insured defense and workers' compensation litigation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Prior to joining the firm as an Associate, Ms. Raymond served as law clerk to the Honorable Mary Eva Colalillo, Presiding Judge, Chancery Division, Camden Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey from 2007 - 2008. Ms. Raymond earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of New Jersey in 2003 and a Juris Doctorate from the Widener University School of Law, now Widener University, Delaware Law School, in 2007. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Raymond served as a Traveling Leadership Consultant for her sorority Zeta Tau Alpha focusing on risk management, leadership development and recruitment.

While in law school, Ms. Raymond served on the Executive Board of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society and competed in various mock trial competitions. Ms. Raymond is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Memberships:
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • The College of New Jersey, B.A., 2003
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2007
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Christopher N. Leeds
Philadelphia, PA
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Contract Law
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • New York, 2015
Christopher N. Leeds focuses his practice on general litigation involving common carriers, self-insured entities, rental car agencies, trucking and municipalities, personal injury litigation, contract law, workers’ compensation and criminal defense. Mr. Leeds practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In law school, Mr. Leeds served as a legal advocate with the Ingham County (MI) Veterans Treatment Court, which is a rehabilitation-focused court whose purpose is to assist military veterans who have had minor violations with the law. Mr. Leeds also participated in Mock Trials and Moot Court. Additionally, he served in the Michigan Army National Guard throughout law school. In 2006 he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications from Cabrini College and earned his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2013.
Memberships:
  • New Jersey State and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
  • New Jersey Military Veterans Legal Assistance Program
Education:
  • Cabrini College, B.A., 2006
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2013
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Firm Members
Christopher A. Veara
Philadelphia, PA
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Adrian R. Reid
Philadelphia, PA
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