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Richard Galperin

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As the senior member of the firm’s Professional Liability Litigation Practice Group, Richard Galperin specializes in representing physicians and other providers of healthcare. Over the course of more than three decades as a practicing trial lawyer, Rich has tried more than 100 cases to verdict. He also represents all levels of medical professionals in administrative hearings on licensing, credentialing, and other medical-legal issues.

He defends individuals and institutions in medical malpractice claims involving all medical specialties. One of the most experienced medical malpractice attorneys practicing in Delaware, Rich is longtime trial counsel to Christiana Care Health Services, which operates the two largest hospitals in the State.

When Rich is not in the courtroom on behalf of clients, he frequently speaks to healthcare providers and lawyers on medical malpractice.

Professional Affiliations

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, Delaware Chair 2010 – 2013
American Board of Trial Advocates
Delaware State Bar Association
Defense Counsel of Delaware, Former Secretary, 1989-1990
American Bar Association

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Rich is an elected fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to 1% of lawyers practicing in the State. He is the former chairperson for the Delaware Chapter of ACTL.

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Honors

Best Lawyers®, 2005-2012, 2014-2017, 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Personal Injury Litigation

Delaware Super Lawyers®, 2007, 2009-2014

Delaware Today® Top Lawyers, 2013,  2015-2016

Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2016

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating

Clerkships

Superior Court, New Castle County, Delaware

Admissions

Delaware, 1975

Education

Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1975

University of Delaware, B.A., 1971