Andrew S. Kessler
1760 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
P (215) 709-2250
F (215) 709-2251
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Andy Kessler is a partner in the Philadelphia office of WSHB with a national reputation for impressive results in complex commercial litigation. Widely recognized as a “go to” lawyer throughout Pennsylvania, he brings to every matter an impressive trial record of defense verdicts secured for clients over his 30 year career of representing physicians and hospitals in all facets of medical malpractice. His experience in this arena includes claims involving emergency medicine, surgery, failure to diagnose cancer, birth-related injuries, dentistry, primary medical care, ophthalmology, geriatric care, cardiology, orthopedic and podiatric care, pharmacy and prescription drug administration issues, rehabilitative medicine and infectious diseases. Andy has also defended numerous matters involving allegedly malfunctioning medical technology.
A skilled and talented litigator, Andy enjoys a diverse practice area that includes premises liability, construction, transportation, products liability, employment and professional liability including financial institutions, credit unions, architects, engineers, and design professionals. With an extensive background in medicine through his medical malpractice experience, Andy is particularly adept defending matters involving catastrophic injuries.
Andy’s litigation practice is located in Pennsylvania, where he represents clients in multiple jurisdictions and includes arbitration, bench trials, jury trials and appeals before State and Federal Courts of Appeals. In 2021, Andy began serving as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County where he presides over Settlement Conferences in civil jury trial matters.
Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1991, cum laude)
Temple University (B.A., 1988, summa cum laude)
Licensed to Practice in:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit