Joseph Blum

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Partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103

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  • Shook Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P
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  • Commerce Square
    2005 Market Street, Suite 3000
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    United States

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  • New Jersey’s Top Rated Lawyers (2012-2014)
    Pennsylvania’s Top Rated Lawyers (2012-2014)
    AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

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Whether defending clients in high-profile product liability cases or setting precedent in employment law matters, Mr. Blum is sought after for his litigation experience in complicated tort and commercial cases in both state and federal courts. He counsels clients in response to government investigations and subpoenas, and has secured multimillion-dollar verdicts for clients in national and international matters. Mr. Blum is also experienced in real estate-based matters including, leases, acquisition and development, easements and real estate-based lending.

Mr. Blum was selected as one of Pennsylvania's Top Rated Lawyers for his excellence in employment, commercial litigation, and tort litigation, having achieved AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings on Martindale-Hubbell. For his work in commercial litigation, labor and employment, and personal injury, Mr. Blum was also recognized as one of New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers.

A graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law, Mr. Blum's passion for trial work began during his early years as a police officer and lieutenant in the suburbs of Philadelphia. With first-hand experience in investigations, interrogations and courtroom presentation and more than 25 years of civil litigation experience, he is particularly well equipped to evaluate and present strong cases on his clients' behalf.

Attuned to client needs at a time of stress, Mr. Blum listens closely to his clients to determine their ultimate goal, whether it is a quick resolution or trying a case to verdict. He excels at discovering and organizing information, and cutting through the clutter to identify and present the key testimony, documents and evidence that will be effective at trial.

A strong advocate for the National Kidney Foundation, Mr. Blum was recently named chair of the board of directors for the organization's chapter serving the Delaware Valley for the 2014-2016 term. The National Kidney Foundation serving the Delaware Valley supports kidney disease and transplant patients through research, patient support groups, educational programs and transportation reimbursement funds for low-income patients.

Joseph Blum Member Articles


Blum and Lyons Explore Decision Rejecting Expert Testimony

Shook Partner Joe Blum and Of Counsel John Lyons have authored an article for the Legal Intelligencer discussing a Pennsylvania...


Blum and Byrd Present at ACC Philly's In-House Counsel Conference

Shook, Hardy & Bacon partners Joseph Blum and April Byrd lead the “Can You Coach Your Client to be the Advocate?”...


Blum Named Chair of Board for Local Chapter of National Kidney Foundation

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Philadelphia Partner Joe Blum has been named the Chair of the Board of Directors for the National...


U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Shook as 2018 “Best Law Firm”

US News & World Report and Best Lawyers has named Shook, Hardy & Bacon to its annual list of "Best Law...


Shook, Hardy & Bacon Marks Five-Year Milestone In Philadelphia

Shook, Hardy & Bacon celebrates a five-year milestone in the Philadelphia area effective this year. The Am Law 100 firm...


Shook Deepens Regulatory & Compliance Strengths With Addition of Former FDA Attorney

Citing her decade of experience at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Shook welcomes attorney Sonali P. Gunawardhana to...


Shook Announces New Managing Partners

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. announces managing partner changes for three of the firm’s 12 locations. With a reputation...


Shook Lands Trio of Leading Litigation Lawyers

January 3, 2018Pharmaceutical and Medical DeviceLife Sciences and BiotechnologySan FranciscoShook, Hardy & Bacon ushers...


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