Andrew K. Worek Joins Post & Schell as a Principal in the Firm's Professional Liability Department
Philadelphia, PA – July 12, 2023 – Post & Schell, P.C. is pleased to announce that Andrew K. Worek has joined the firm as a Principal in its Professional Liability Department and Medical Malpractice Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Worek joins Post & Schell from the law firm of Post & Post LLC where he served as a Partner.
"It is my privilege to welcome Andy to Post & Schell,” said A. James Johnston, President & Chief Executive Officer of Post & Schell, P.C. “He brings over 35 years of experience counseling and defending healthcare providers in complex medical malpractice litigation. His addition immediately benefits our healthcare, hospital, and insurer clients and deepens our team of experienced professional liability litigators in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.”
“I am excited to join Post & Schell and an experienced and aggressive group of professional liability litigators,” said Mr. Worek. “I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues to deliver exceptional legal counsel and protect the interests of our healthcare clients in even the most challenging litigation."
Mr. Worek's practice focuses on medical malpractice, emergency medical services law, healthcare administration, medical devices, and psychiatric malpractice. His clients include hospitals, health systems, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and medical device manufacturers. He also defends physicians, psychiatrists, and psychologists in licensure complaints and investigations related to both clinical performance and allegations of ethical violations. He defends clients in the trial courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as the state and federal appellate courts and has successfully defended clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration.
In addition to Post & Post, Mr. Worek also served as in-house counsel for a large, Philadelphia-based health system, providing counsel on claims handling and internal health system operations. A pilot and member of the Civil Air Patrol, the civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force, Mr. Worek has served in search and rescue operations, and served as the Civil Air Patrol’s National Legal Officer, providing counsel to the organization and to its Board of Governors. He also served as a firefighter and in fire rescue.
From 2006 - 2010 and 2012 - 2023, Mr. Worek was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the category of Medical Malpractice and was named to “Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Lawyers” in 2010. He also holds Martindale Hubbell's highest rating of "AV", for professional excellence in both legal ability and ethics. He is a graduate of Temple University Law School and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Sociology and Criminal Justice from LaSalle University.
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