Selected To: SuperLawyers.com
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2005-2016

Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of Arizona


Practice Areas
  • General Casualty

  • Workers' Compensation

  • Health/Education Law


Education
Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1984)
Indiana University (A.B., magna cum laude, 1981)



Andrew Greenberg

Email : agreenberg@chartwelllaw.com
Phone Number : (610) 666-8414
Fax Number : (610) 666-7704
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Park Pointe at Lower Providence
970 Rittenhouse Road, Suite 300
Valley Forge, PA 19403

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ANDREW E. GREENBERG is a 1981 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, and a 1984 graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law. A former Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney under Governor Edward G. Rendell, he has extensive litigation experience in commercial, general casualty, and workers' compensation matters and is a recognized authority in the field of Pennsylvania workers' compensation law. From 1986 to 1991 he was associated with the Philadelphia Law Offices of Rawle & Henderson. Before becoming involved in the formation of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP, he co-founded the former Philadelphia firm, Weber Goldstein Greenberg & Gallagher, LLP. In collaboration with The Honorable David B. Torrey, he is the co-author of the well-recognized Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: Law and Practice, a four-volume authoritative treatise on Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law, published and updated annually by Thomson-West Publishing. He was a commentator on the "Medical Cost Containment" Regulations promulgated pursuant to Act 44 of 1993. He worked with the Workers' Compensation Rules Committee that revised the Special Rules of Practice and Procedure before Judges in 1999-2000 and has consulted for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation on various issues over the past few years including application of the HIPAA "Privacy Rule" to the administration of Pennsylvania workers' compensation claims. He has been an author and lecturer for the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, The Legal IntelligencerThe Pennsylvania Law Weekly, The Pennsylvania Defense Institute and The Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association. He regularly appears on the television program "Law Journal" and has been named a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" on multiple occasions. He serves as a regional brief judge for the American Bar Association Law Student Division, "National Appellate Advocacy Competition."

RECENT PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

“Best Practices in the Utilization of Case Management: Being Ethical and Effective,” 21st Annual Northeastern Rehabilitation Symposium: Updates for Clinical & Legal Practice, October 16, 2017, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.”   
 
HR & Employment Law Conference - Case Study: Employment Law Interaction with Workers' Compensation Administration - September 30, 2016, Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel, King of Prussia, PA               
 
Pennsylvania Law Weekly - "Seeking Access to the Workers' Compensation Claims File," June 13, 2016
 
Northeastern Rehabilitation Symposium- "Obama Care: The Impact on Non-Healthcare Claims," October 15, 2013, Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton, Pennsylvania 
 
Annual Bureau Conference- "How Workers' Compensation Relates to Employment Law,"June 10, 2013, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
 
Philadelphia Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section CLE Program "Promoting Professional and Civility in the Workers' Compensation Practice," June 7, 2013.
 
Annual Bureau Conference- "How Workers' Compensation Relates to Employment Law,"June 12, 2012, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
 

Montgomery Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Committee Fall Seminar "Interplay Between ADA/FMLA/Workers' Compensation," October 14, 2011, Double Tree Hotel - Plymouth Meeting, PA

Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation - 10th Annual Conference, "How Comp Relates to ADA, FMLA, RTW,” June 2, 2011, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center - Hershey, PA

PA Supreme Court Denies Petition for Allowance of Appeal on Case Attempting to Test "Exclusive Remedy” Provisions of Workers’ Compensation Act.
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"30th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Occupational Medicine Seminar, SEAK, Inc., "Settling a Workers' Compensation Case" and "Psychiatric Claims: Investigation and Proof," July 20-22, 2010, Hyannis Port, Cape Cod, MA

Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation - 9th Annual Conference, "How Comp Relates to ADA, FMLA, RTW,” June 8, 2010, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center - Hershey, PA

"A to Z Workers’ Compensation Administrative and Management Training Course” Pennsylvania Self-Insurer’s Association, March 11, 12, 2010, Sheraton Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Personnel Administrator’s Socity of Pennsylvania, "Effective Interaction Between the Human Resource Director and the Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney”Wednesday, February 10, 2010, Montgomery County Intermediate Unit.”

"School Districts Insurance Consortium Fall Seminar, November 20, 2009, North Wales, Pennsylvania, ‘The Interrelationship between The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Family Leave Act, Unemployment Compensation and Other Collateral Benefits’”.  

Co-Planner with David B. Torrey, 1st Annual Pennsylvania Defense Institute Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Symposium - November 2009, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation 8th Annual Conference, Two-Part Presentation: "How Comp Relates to ADA, FMLA, RTW” - May 28, 2009, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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Pennsylvania Defense Institute 40th Annual Conference, Workers’ Compensation Update, October 14, 2008, Waterfront Marriott Hotel, Annapolis, Maryland.

Amicus Curiae Brief, filed with Supreme Court on behalf of The Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Inc. and The American Insurance Association inDodson v. Pennsylvania Electric, et. al., October 6, 2008.
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Amicus Curiae Brief, filed with Superior Court on behalf of The Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Inc. in Ranalli v. Rohm and Haas, August 28, 2008.CLICK HERE TO ACCESS

Amicus Curiae Brief, filed with Superior Court on behalf of The Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Inc. and The American Insurance Association inSedlacek v. Alcoa, Inc., July 31, 2008.
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"Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation 7th Annual Conference, "Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act: How Do the Two Provisions Interact?," May, 2008, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania

"A to Z Workers' Compensation Administration & Management Training Course, Pennsylvania Self-Insurers Association, March 27 & 28, 2008, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Law Journal Television, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: 'Answers to Client Questions'" Monday, December 3, 2007, WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Defense Institute 39th Annual Conference, Workers’ Compensation Update, September 21, 2007, Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Law Journal Television, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: 'Soup to Nuts'" Monday, April 23, 2007, WFMZ, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Eastern Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators, 'The Interplay of Workers' Compensation and the ADA, the FMLA the HIPAA Privacy Rule,' May 9, 2007, Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, Norristown, Pennsylvania.

An Update: The Interrelationship between The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Family Leave Act, Unemployment Compensation and Other Collateral Benefits,' School Districts Insurance Consortium Spring Seminar, May 15, 2007, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.'

Law Journal TV: "Workers' Compensation Settlements – 'A Culture of Compromise & Release'?" Monday, January 15, 2007, WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania

'The Interrelationship between The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Family Leave Act, Unemployment Compensation and Other Collateral Benefits,' School Districts Insurance Consortium Fall Seminar, November 8-9, 2006, North Wales, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Amicus Curiae Brief to Commonwealth Court, The Pennsylvania State University/The PMA Group v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Hensal) – Addressing Pension Off-Set Under Section 204(a) of Act   To review the Brief, please click here

Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation 5th Annual Conference, "The Wheel of Fortune: How to Reserve" June 13, 2006, Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania"

Law Journal Television, "Workers' Compensation and Third-Party Lawsuits," Monday, March 20, 2006 at 8 pm. WFMZ, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

"A to Z Workers' Compensation Administrative & Management Training Course, Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association, March 23 & 24, 2006, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania."

Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Claims Association Annual Seminar – Course Moderator – February 23, 2006, ACE Center, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania."

"Workers' Compensation: Avoiding Court" Law Journal Television, Monday October 10, 2005.

"Excellence in Workers' Compensation Claims Handling – Legislative Update," Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association, October 7, 2005, Sheraton Hotel, Reading, Pennsylvania.

"Another Perspective: May An Employer Seek Subrogation Under Section 319 of the Act Where it Has Paid Disability and Medical Benefits under a Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable?" Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association Newsletter, September, 2005.

Testimony Before Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Labor Relations Committee, September 14, 2005, addressing proposed reform legislation amending Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Emerging Case Law Trends and Its Effect on Everyday Practice, by Judge David B. Torrey and Andrew E. Greenberg, Philadelphia Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section, June 15, 2005, Philadelphia, PA.

'Are Psychological Workers' Compensation Claims Work-Related? Defending the Claims Aggressively,' 25th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, July 19-21, 2005, in Hyannis, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Workers' Compensation: 'You're Injured? You're Fired!' Law Journal Television, May 16, 2005

Bureau of Workers' Compensation Annual Conference, 'Selected Topics: Use of Notice of Compensation Payable Forms – Penalty Situations' May 10-11, 2005, Hershey, PA.

"Anatomy of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law – Prosecution of Insurance Fraud," April 26, 2005, York, Pennsylvania

American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Workers' Compensation Committee Midwinter Meeting, 'Medical Reports v. Depositions v. Live Testimony,' March 2-4, 2005, Key West, Florida.

"Workers' Comp: 'What About My Medical Benefits,' Law Journal Television, January 24, 2005".

Amicus Curiae Brief to Commonwealth Court, on behalf of Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association, Orenich v. WCAB and Brutico v. WCAB, October 14, 2004

Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association Workers' Compensation Newsletter "Advice to Employers and Rehabilitation Counselors Regarding Act 53", by Jasen Walker, Ed.D., CRC, CCM and Andrew E. Greenberg, Esquire, September, 2004

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, "Litigation Ethics Potpourri", August 19, 2004, Pittsburgh, PA, August 26, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.

Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Claims Association – Annual Seminar "Administering 'Medical Only' Claims" May 21, 2004, Airport Embassy Suites, Philadelphia, PA

CEC Associates, Inc. - "Work Injury: How a Professional's Perceptions, Beliefs & Values Guide Ethical Behavior" April 16, 2004, King of Prussia, PA

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law and Practice, Torrey & Greenberg (West Publishing, 1995) (Annual Spring Pocket Part Update)

The Food Industry Advisor, Bi-Monthly Workers' Compensation Column – Employer Strategies for Cost Effective Workers' Compensation Programs, 2003-2004.

Pennsylvania Law Weekly, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: Supreme Court Agrees to Address Jeanes Hospital Conundrum" March 8, 2004.

Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Counterpoint Magazine, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Earning Power Analysis: 'Tossing a Legal Salad,'" March, 2004.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation 3rd Annual Conference, HIPAA Course Moderator/Planner, Lancaster, PA, December 3-5, 2003.

Pennsylvania Law Weekly, "A Legal 'Salad' – Earning Power Analysis Under Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act," November 17, 2003.

WorkHealth 15th Annual Conference, "A Legal Update - W hat's New?" Bensalem, PA, November 7, 2003.

Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association, Annual Fall Workshop, "HIPAA & The Impact on Workers' Compensation," Grantville, PA, October 24, 2003.

The Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Ethics Seminar, Bala Cynwyd, PA, October 17, 2003.

Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Counterpoint Magazine, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: Colpetzer and Zerby: Back to Reality?" July, 2003

The Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association Workers' Compensation Newsletter, "Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: 'Medical Only' Claims Continued Disconnect Between the Act, the Courts and Standard Claims Handling," July, 2003

Northeast Rehabilitation Sixth Annual Spine Symposium – "The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, The 'Physician-Patient Privilege', HIPAA and the Right to Privacy," August 13, 2002, Lehigh Valley, PA

Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Annual Meeting, "The Compromise and Release Hearing," June 18, 2002, State College, PA

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Practice Update Video Presentation, George Martin & Andrew E. Greenberg, August 1, 2001, Philadelphia, PA

21st Annual National Workers' Compensation and Occupational Medicine Seminar, SEAK, Inc., "Causation in Workers' Compensation Cases" and "Psychiatric Claims: Investigation and Proof," June 25, 2001, Hyannis Port, Cape Cod, MA

Pennsylvania Bar Institute "Chronic Pain Syndrome – Medical and Legal Analysis," June 12, 2001, Pittsburgh, PA, and July 13, 2001, Philadelphia, PA
 

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