Sol H. Weiss is a partner of Anapol Weiss and concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation including class actions and pharmaceutical cases, medical and other professional malpractice, securities litigation and products liability matters.
Sol has played crucial roles in high-profile, national lawsuits including the National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, in which he serves as Co-Lead Counsel. In Pennsylvania, he is among Lead Class Counsel in the Kids for Cash civil rights litigation.
In 2009, Sol received the Harry M. Philo award as the Association’s outstanding trial lawyer for his work on limiting Federal Preemption. In 2011, he received the David S. Shrager President’s Award. Sol was named 2014 Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation by Philadelphia’s Best Lawyers, and he has been named in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2006. He was also featured on the cover of the 2011 edition of Philadelphia’s Best Lawyers®.
Mr. Weiss has served on the Executive Committee of the American Association of Justice for four years and has served on its Board of Governors for the last eight years. He is a past President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Sol frequently lectures for professional groups about class actions, pharmaceutical liability, civil litigation issues, trial skills and technology in the courtroom.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1968 and his law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1972. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, as well as being specially admitted to practice in other states. Mr. Weiss is an active member of the Board of Consultors of the Villanova University School of Law. He also served as Director of the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation.