David Shafie

David focuses his Pennsylvania and New Jersey practice on personal injury litigation, representing inured victims in matters including:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slip/Trip/Fall Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Dog bite attacks/injuries
  • Playground accidents
  • Subrogation/Property damage

David has tried cases to verdict in Pennsylvania State Courts and is admitted to Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Before Hoffman, Sternberg, Karpf & Lynch, LLC

David graduated from Northeast Catholic H.S. for Boys in 1990 and Saint Joseph’s University in 1994. After working for three years at the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia, he attended Temple University, Beasley School of Law, where he received his law degree in 2001 and Distinguished Class Performance in Evidence. For much of his career, David worked on the defense side of personal injury litigation. His experience with insurance companies and self-insureds now brings added insight to his clients. David joined the firm in 2018.

Beyond Hoffman, Sternberg, Karpf & Lynch, LLC

  • David’s professional and community involvement has included:
  • Serving as Judge Pro Tem for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Serving as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia and Montgomery County Courts of Common Pleas
  • Serving as a PhillyVIP pro bono attorney for landlord/tenant and mortgage foreclosure matters
  • Serving as a coach for Hunter Soccer
  • Serving as a coach for Glenside Youth Athletic Club (GYAC)
  • Past Member of Philadelphia and Montgomery County Bar Associations

Hoffman, Sternberg, Karpf & Lynch, LLC
Areas of Practice

  • Wrongful death claims
  • Automobile accidents
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Drunk-driving accidents
  • Hit-and-run accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Workplace injuries
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Motorcycle, boat or bike accidents
  • Defective helmet claims
  • Recreational accidents
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Equestrian accidents
  • Fires or explosions
  • Drowning
  • Pharmacy mistakes
  • Truck, tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, and semi-truck accidents
  • Three-wheeler, four-wheeler and ATV accidents
  • Defective products, equipment and drugs (products liability)