Thomas Kline to Receive Musmanno Award

Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Spector, P.C., will be presented today with the 37th Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. The award is given annually to an individual who best exemplifies the same high integrity, scholarship, imagination, courage, and concern for human rights as exhibited by the late Justice Musmanno.

Mr. Kline’s career includes several landmark jury verdicts in product liability and medical malpractice dating back to the 1980’s with seven- and eight-figure jury verdicts in each of four decades.  He is a past president of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an exclusive national trial lawyer group described by The Washington Post as a “select group of 100 of the nation’s most celebrated trial lawyers.” He currently chairs the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee of the Amtrak 188 Derailment litigation.

In September of 2014, Mr. Kline announced a $50 million personal gift to the law school at Drexel University, now named the Thomas R. Kline School of Law. The donation included the former Beneficial Savings Fund Society building in Center City, which will become the Thomas R. Kline Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Learn more about Mr. Kline and the Musmanno Award. 

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