D. Joseph Ferris

Overview

D. JOSEPH FERRIS represents plaintiffs and defendants in state court and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has already begun developing and servicing his own clients.

Mr. Ferris practices commercial litigation, construction litigation, and claims adjuster services. He handles cases for business entities and individuals on a variety of claims, including:

  • Commercial fraud;
  • Business torts;
  • Professional malpractice;
  • Shareholder claims;
  • PEO Act claims;
  • Construction defects;
  • Premises liability; and
  • Complex workers' compensation matters.

He received his law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2012. While in law school, Mr. Ferris worked as a summer associate at a mid-size Philadelphia law firm, and served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Denis P. Cohen. Prior to law school, he attended Purdue University and graduated cum laude. Mr. Ferris has been listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2019), a Thomson Reuters business, in the area of Business Litigation. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).  Mr. Ferris is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2019), a Thomson Reuters business, in the area of Business Litigation. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Representative Matters

  • Lead attorney litigating novel and complex issues arising under the Pennsylvania Professional Employer Organization Act.
  • Successfully defended an action brought by an entity attempting to be deemed a “medical device company” and “healthcare provider” under relevant Pennsylvania statutes.
  • Served on a trial team involved with complex, multimillion dollar collection litigation against various individuals and entities.

Overview

D. JOSEPH FERRIS represents plaintiffs and defendants in state court and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has already begun developing and servicing his own clients.

Mr. Ferris practices commercial litigation, construction litigation, and claims adjuster services. He handles cases for business entities and individuals on a variety of claims, including:

  • Commercial fraud;
  • Business torts;
  • Professional malpractice;
  • Shareholder claims;
  • PEO Act claims;
  • Construction defects;
  • Premises liability; and
  • Complex workers' compensation matters.

He received his law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2012. While in law school, Mr. Ferris worked as a summer associate at a mid-size Philadelphia law firm, and served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Denis P. Cohen. Prior to law school, he attended Purdue University and graduated cum laude. Mr. Ferris has been listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2019), a Thomson Reuters business, in the area of Business Litigation. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).  Mr. Ferris is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2019), a Thomson Reuters business, in the area of Business Litigation. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Representative Matters

  • Lead attorney litigating novel and complex issues arising under the Pennsylvania Professional Employer Organization Act.
  • Successfully defended an action brought by an entity attempting to be deemed a “medical device company” and “healthcare provider” under relevant Pennsylvania statutes.
  • Served on a trial team involved with complex, multimillion dollar collection litigation against various individuals and entities.

Education

Purdue University (B.A. cum laude 2008)
Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 2012)

Admissions

State of New Jersey
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, EDPA
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, WDPA