I didn’t want to be the guy in the background saying the attorney could have said this or argued that—I wanted to be the person doing it.
Paul Sochanchak is a principal and the managing partner for the firm’s New Jersey office. A trial attorney, he currently handles various types of personal injury matters. He has earned millions of dollars for the firm’s clients through trial verdicts, settlements, and arbitration awards. As a former team director of a national insurance carrier and a former defense attorney, he is able to bring an added perspective to your case.
Mr. Sochanchak graduated from Rutgers College (Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ). Thereafter, he graduated from Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi National Honor Society. In the same year, Mr. Sochanchak was also inducted in the Who’s Who of American Law Students. He has also received an LL.M. (Master of Laws) in trial advocacy from Temple University School of Law. Mr. Sochanchak is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.
He is currently an active member of the New Jersey Association for Justice and Camden County Bar Association (member of the Personal Injury Committee), and he is a former member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Sochanchak also serves as a court-appointed arbitrator for the superior courts of Camden and Burlington counties and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and was selected in 2014 – 2019 to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, for which only five percent of the attorneys in the state are selected. He has also been repeatedly named to the “Awesome Attorneys” list by South Jersey Magazine and the “Top Attorneys” list by SJ Magazine and most recently as a 2019 Top Attorney in Suburban Life Magazine. Most recently, Mr. Sochanchak was named as a Top 100 National Trial Lawyer in 2020.
*Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to only those attorneys who have obtained a result in the resolution of a case in excess of at least one million dollars.
**The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/
***Information regarding the comparing organization and the selection methodology can be found at www.southjersey.com.
****Information regarding the comparing organization and the selection methodology can be found at www.sjmagazine.net.