Our Firm

Philadelphia Trial Attorneys

McEldrew Purtell provides apex representation by supporting its clients through every stage of recovery from catastrophic injury and wrongful death. We level the playing field to hold powerful people responsible for the damage they have caused and secure our clients’ future.

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of McEldrew Purtell is to provide our clients with highly skilled, effective, and innovative legal representation through our team of experienced and award-winning attorneys.


Our team is consistently recognized by Super Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, and rated a 10.0 on Avvo.

Tradition of Success

Our history of securing large verdicts and settlements speaks for itself.

No Fee Unless Win

Our job isn’t done until we recover fair compensation for your loss or injury. Our fees are waived until you receive a settlement.

Our Philosophy

As responsible members of the judicial system, we have an obligation to ensure that all members of our society are afforded the legal benefits that they are entitled to under that system. And we shall continue working diligently to help bring about that result.”
Attorney James J. McEldrew, III

Our Results

$2 Billion+ in Recoveries

Don’t trust your case to just anyone. Our results speak for themselves. McEldrew Purtell has what it takes to get you the settlement you deserve.

$50 Million+

Medical Malpractice Recoveries

$50 Million+

Railroad Accident Recoveries

$20 Million+

Trucking Accident Recoveries

$10 Million+

Civil Rights Recoveries


Referrals & Co-Counsel

MyCaseDirect is an innovation within the legal industry, providing an easy and trustworthy path to referring cases for which the initial legal resource doesn’t possess the necessary resources to execute. The team has represented individuals and entities, across the country and around the world, in litigation including medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, defective drugs and medical devices, train derailments, and whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act and other federal and state whistleblower laws.