John N. Zervanos

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John N. Zervanos


John Zervanos is a partner at Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. a Philadelphia Personal Injury Firm with offices in Allentown, Reading, Lancaster, Pa., and, also Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Zervanos is a 1984 graduate of Franklin * Marshall College and a 1987 graduate of Temple University School of Law. He was admitted to practice law in 1987 in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the bar in both states. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States Middle District of Pennsylvania and United States District for New Jersey. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum-a position limited to trial attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence in advocacy by achieving a verdict, award, or settlement in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

From 2004-2017 John N. Zervanos has been honored each year by his peers as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine in the area of Personal Injury, a distinction limited to the top 5% of attorneys in this state.  He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in each year the list has been published.  John N. Zervanos was named one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association from 2010 to 2017.  In 2007 he was named one of the “Leading plaintiffs lawyers in America” as published in Lawdragon.  Mr. Zervanos was recently nominated and is now a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, an organization reserved for the top 1% of attorneys in the United States.  He has tried personal injury cases throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey in both State and Federal Court.  John has served on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice since 2003. He was elected to two-year terms in 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011, 2013 and most recently elected to a 2015-2017 term. 

Mr. Zervanos has served as an arbitrator in many uninsured and underinsured motorist claims in various Pennsylvania jurisdictions, including Lancaster, Berks, Lehigh and Philadelphia counties.  He is not only a proud member of the Pennsylvania Association of Justice and American Association for Justice but also a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lehigh County Bar Association and Lancaster County Bar Association.

He is the founding President and member of the Board of Directors of S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., an organization founded to support children, patients, and their families in the solid organ transplant program at A.I Dupont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Construction Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Litigator Award Winner
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Member
  • Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine in the area of Personal Injury, 2004 - 2017
  • Top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 - 2017
  • “Leading plaintiffs lawyers in America” as published in Lawdragon, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Leadership Forum, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Board of Governors, Member since 2003
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice, Medical Malpractice, Section Committee, Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • Lehigh County Bar Association, Member
  • Lancaster County Bar Association, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 1987
  • Franklin & Marshall College - 1984

Pro Bono Activities

  • S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., Founding President
  • S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc., Board of Directors, Member

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