Judy Greenwood went to law school to be able to help people. She found her calling fighting for justice for seriously injured men, women, and children who were victims of malpractice and medical negligence. She is intelligent, energetic, strategic, and caring. She is a highly skilled trial lawyer, who will always have your back.
With over 40+ years of experience fighting for injured clients, Judy has consistently received the highest possible rating for professional excellence, communication skills, and integrity by judges and lawyers as an AV preeminent lawyer, and has been recognized as a “Best Lawyer” by US News and World Report. The National Trial Lawyers Association has named her a top 100 Trial Lawyer and the National Women Trial Lawyers Association has named her a Top 25 Women Trial Lawyer in Pennsylvania. She has been recognized by the National Law Journal and the Legal Network as a top rated lawyer in Pennsylvania, and has been listed by Arrive Magazine as one of the Top Women Lawyers in the Northeast. She was named a Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America for her proven trial skills.
Judy founded the Law Offices of Judy Greenwood, P.C. in 1993 and has litigated catastrophic personal injury cases, with an emphasis on men, women, and children’s injuries, since she began her practice. Most of her cases are malpractice cases involving the mistakes of doctors, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, health care providers and facilities, as well as the safety failures of those systems in causing serious harm, but she has had great success for her clients in all manner of personal injury cases. Her clients say she is great to work with and always keeps you informed.
Judy graduated from Temple University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree and from Rutgers University with a Juris Doctor degree in 1975. After graduating from law school she worked as a public interest lawyer litigating on behalf of indigent clients in both state and federal court. She then joined the firm of Bernstein, Bernstein, & Harrison, where she became a partner and successfully litigated cases involving medical negligence, including cancer mis-diagnosis, ob-gyn malpractice, and surgical error, along with general personal injury cases.
Since 1993, when Judy Greenwood founded her own firm, she has had great success in getting justice for her seriously injured clients in medical malpractice cases of all kinds, including birth injuries, cancer mis-diagnosis, surgical mistakes, medication errors and nursing home neglect. She has been acknowledged as a “7 Figure (multi million dollar) Litigator” for her successful litigation in a birth injury medical negligence lawsuit, and has had several multi million dollar results for her clients. She has provided caring and compassionate representation to her clients while aggressively pursuing their legal cases, fighting for justice, and always communicating with her clients throughout the process.
She is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Pennsylvania Association of Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association where she has served on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Pennsylvania amd Philadelphia Bar Associations. She has been a course planner and lecturer for programs related to medical malpractice and trial techniques, and volunteers as a Judge Pro Tem for the Philadelphia Courts where she mediates and settles professional malpractice and other personal injury cases.
Judy has lived and worked in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania, for over 40 years where she has raised her family and has been engaged in and part of the local community. She serves as a local committeeperson and pollwatcher to help ensure fair access to the vote.