Eric G. Zajac



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Eric Zajac

Representing clients in complex personal injury cases, Eric is an active litigator in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York courts, and has been recognized as a SuperLawyer™ in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has also been recognized as a Top Attorney in Pennsylvania.

Eric enjoys extensive experience as a courtroom litigator. Over almost 30 years of practice, he has earned many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts litigating product liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction accidents, auto accidents, and other complex claims.

Eric is an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Membership to ABOTA is by invitation, only and members must meet rigorous qualifications. Eric has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell’s peer review rating system for many years. “AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” (

Eric is also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum, limited to select attorneys who have achieved million dollar settlements and verdicts. He graduated from Villanova University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. While at Villanova, he was the winning finalist and Best Oralist in the Reimel Moot Court Competition.

Eric is the author of two published law review articles. He also co-authored, “For the Plaintiff: Determining and Proving Damages; For the Defense: Limiting Damages in Pennsylvania,” a manual published by the National Business Institute, Inc. (1993).

Eric has lectured on legal ethics and prepared written materials for continuing legal education seminars. Eric is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned an honors degree in Psychology and was elected into Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as all Pennsylvania federal courts, including the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

When not supporting the effort of his clients, he serves as the President of the Board of Governors of the Germantown Cricket Club, elected by members to the post in 2018 and re-elected in 2020.  He also serves on two committees of the Ocean Pointe Condo Association in the Florida Keys.  He previously served for 10 years as an elected member of the Radnor Township School Board, serving two years as Board President. 



  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Villanova University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania 
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of PA
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of PA
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of PA

Representative Matters*

  • Represented a physician whose father died allegedly as a result of medical malpractice
  • Represented a senior partner of a prestigious Philadelphia law firm who sustained a serious knee injury in a fall
  • Secured a multi-million dollar verdict in a malpractice case against pain management physician for overprescribing opioids
  • Secured a verdict against Black & Decker in a power tool injury case
  • Secured a multi-million dollar verdict in malpractice case against surgeon who permanently damaged patient’s vocal cord
  • Represented a personal injury lawyer who sustained a serious leg injury in a fall
  • Secured a 3 million dollar settlement in a New Jersey medical malpractice case
  • Secured a 6 million dollar settlement in an SUV rollover case


*  Each case is different.  Many unique factors influence the final result, including the facts, the law, the age of the injured person, the severity of the injury, the makeup of the jury, and the rulings of the judge, among many others. The cases listed here are not a guarantee that if you have a similar claim, you will get a similar verdict or settlement. Results naturally vary depending on the particular circumstances.


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