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Debra Andrea Jensen

Debra Andrea Jensen

Galfand Berger LLP
  • Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
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Debra Jensen has been selected five times to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ list, is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a Lifetime Charter member in Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, and a Senior Partner and Galfand Berger’s Managing Partner and a Senior Partner and Galfand Berger’s Managing Partner. As a Senior Partner at Galfand Berger, Debra contributes to the firm’s core values and mission. And when her fellow partners unanimously elected her as Managing Partner in 1999, Debra became one of three women who were the top managing attorneys at Philadelphia law firms. Debra has a number of published opinions and the distinction of handling a landmark American with Disabilities Act case, which Debra argued – and won – before the full, En Banc, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, advancing the rights of workers to return to employment after disabling injuries. Debra has also achieved significant results for her clients in the area of medical malpractice law, representing individuals and families who suffered catastrophic losses as a result of medical mistakes. Debra is a frequent lecturer on subjects including nursing home abuse, medical malpractice and employment discrimination. She is also a contributing author to the firm’s well-known publications “Workers’ Rights to Workers’ Compensation” and “Injured on the Job.”

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner/Managing Partner
Galfand Berger LLP
Current
Debra Jensen is a Senior Partner and Galfand Berger’s Managing Partner. As a Senior Partner at Galfand Berger, Debra contributes to the firm’s core values and mission. And when her fellow partners unanimously elected her as Managing Partner in 1999, Debra became one of three women who were the top managing attorneys at Philadelphia law firms.
Arbitrator
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Current
Debra Jensen served as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Education
Temple University
J.D. (1980) | Law
Honors: Graduated with Honors
Temple University
B.A.
Awards
Best Attorneys In America
Rue Ratings
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
Philadelphia Bar Association
Member
Current
American Association of Justice
Member
Current
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Pennslyvania Association for Justice
Member
Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Galfand Berger LLP
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Philadelphia Office
1835 Market Street
Suite 2710
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 222-8792
Reading Offices
29 North Sixth Street
Reading, PA 19601
USA
Telephone: (610) 376-1696
Fax: (610) 376-3292
Allentown/Bethlehem
3477 Corporate Parkway
Suite100
Center Valley, PA 18034
USA
Telephone: (610) 865-4212
USW Local 6996 Hall
1251 North Front Street
Reading, PA 19601
USA
Telephone: (484) 577-4049
Fax: (484) 577-4365