Michael J. Blum

Senior Counsel

Every individual, no matter their status, is entitled to equal justice under the law.

Michael J. Blum regularly participates in trials of cases in the areas of medical malpractice defense and general liability defense.

Michael is a vital member of Gross McGinley’s medical malpractice team, defending large hospitals and health networks across Eastern Pennsylvania. He handles every aspect of complex medical malpractice litigation from start to finish, including the technicality of pleading, detailed preparation of medical witnesses for deposition and trial testimony, and the acquisition of vital reports.

In other areas of litigation, Michael has obtained several defense verdicts and judgments in slip-and-fall premises liability matters. He also has experience in criminal law, having exonerated several defendants from all of their criminal charges and obtained the withdrawal of serious felony charges.

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • University of Delaware, B.A., 2001
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Young Lawyers Division, Former Vice-Chair
  • Donald E. Wieand Barristers’ Inn, Team Leader
  • Boys and Girls Club of Allentown, Board of Directors
  • High School Mock Trial Coach

Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against family medical practice who’s former employee violated patient privacy rights under HIPAA by sharing medical information about a patient. Superior Court upheld a long-standing principle of law and found that an employer was not vicariously liable for the intentional torts of its employee.

  • 2013-2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars