Jeffrey E. Tenthoff, a partner of the firm, is a seasoned defense attorney and has successfully obtained dozens of defense jury verdicts in a variety of cases, including general negligence, premises liability, and motor vehicle accident cases in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. He has also obtained dozens of defense awards at arbitration in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties. Over the course of his practice, Jeff has handled hundreds of cases spanning the gamut of premises liability, dog-bite, motor vehicle accident, employment law, wrongful death, and survival actions. Jeff also regularly serves as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
In addition to his defense work, Jeff also regularly handles cases for victims of accidents who suffered serious personal injuries, along with individuals who have had their civil rights violated or their employment wrongfully terminated with the average recovery being well into the six figures.
Jeff received his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from New York University in New York, NY. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad in Paris and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe. He worked for several years for an internet start-up company and then volunteered with the United States Peace Corps in the West African nation of Guinea before returning to school to earn his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law. While in law school, Jeff was a driving force in the founding of US for Africa, a Temple Law School organization focused on promoting sound U.S. involvement and aid throughout Africa that would encourage African transparency, democracy, and self-determination. Jeff was also an A.C.E. Counselor for underclassmen, a Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistant, and a representative to the Student Bar Association. Jeff graduated cum laude and was the recipient of the Jerry Zaslow Award for outstanding academic achievement and well-rounded activity within the law school community.
Jeff currently resides in Delaware County with his wife and four young children.