We are honored that our relentless dedication to our clients and professional experience has earned our attorneys these awards and recognition. We hope our reputation gives our clients the same assurance it has given the legal community.
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
Attorney Jon Ostroff is proud to be a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers. This prestigious professional organization exclusively selects attorneys from each state or region who meet specific qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and stature in the field of law.
Selection to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is based on a multi-phase process that combines peer nominations with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of most qualified trial lawyers. This national organization provides trial lawyers with outstanding networking opportunities, advocacy training, and high quality programs.
Avvo 10/10 “Superb” Rating
Ostroff Godshall Injury and Accident Lawyers has received the Avvo Client Choice award every year since 2012. Jon Ostroff has a 10/10 “Superb” rating by Avvo as well as individual Avvo Client Choice recognition.
The Avvo rating system evaluates a lawyer’s background based on response forms completed by clients and other lawyers as well as professional achievements, years of practice and other significant criteria. Avvo.com strives to provide the public with unbiased, easy to understand information on a platform developed by legal professionals for use by those who are not in the legal field.
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Lawyer Rating
Jon has received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2011. This distinction means that other lawyers and judges have rated Jon at the “highest level of professional excellence.” The rating system, which has been in use for more than 130 years, takes into account professional accomplishment, ability and ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell also awarded Jon with the Client Champion Silver in 2018.
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Jon is an Executive Board Member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association (PTLA), the oldest trial attorney organization in Pennsylvania and one of the most prestigious in the country. Members of the PTLA are some of the best attorneys in the state and are dedicated to the protection of the American legal system and the evolution of the common law.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®
In 2017, Jon was selected to Super Lawyers in the following categories:
Personal Injury – General
Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury – Products
Richard A. Godshall and Ryan Jablonski have been selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list since 2017.
Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers who have attained exceptional professional achievement. The publication’s multi-phase selection process combines independent research with peer evaluations. Super Lawyers recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or fewer.
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Jon Ostroff and Ryan Jablonski are members of the Million- and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. Less than one percent of U.S. attorneys qualifies as members.
Barrister Award at Temple University
While attending Temple University Beasely School of Law in 2001, Richard Godshall was awarded the Barrister Award for his outstanding trial advocacy. Designated Temple Law faculty members indicate the student with the best overall performance in each section as the Barrister Award Winner for that section.
Main Line Today Magazine Top Personal Injury Lawyers
Jon Ostroff was named among the Top Personal Injury Lawyers by Main Line Today in 2012. Main Line Today is a regional lifestyle magazine focusing on Philadelphia’s Main Line and western suburbs. Attorneys are nominated by specialty via peer balloting, and then they are vetted through Main Line Today’s editorial process.
Forbes® Enterprise Award
In 2010, Jon Ostroff was awarded the Enterprise Award by Forbes Magazine. He received the award at Lincoln Center in New York City. The Forbes Enterprise Awards are designed to recognize professional efforts and accomplishments within 25 categories. Winners are selected by a judging panel of business experts who then evaluate entries in the following areas: Marketing, Customer Service, Employee Relations, Community Service and New Product/ Service Offerings.
Honorary Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Jon Ostroff is an Honorary Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The ABF is among the world’s leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization, the foundation seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the U.S. and the world.