Amit J. Shah

Amit J. Shah

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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AMIT J. SHAH is a partner at Martin Law and focuses his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law. Mr. Shah has been with the firm since 2007 and has handled hundreds of workers' compensation cases in the past eight years. In the spring of 2014, Mr. Shah became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court. Mr. Shah was a speaker at the Continuing Legal Education program titled “Workers’ Compensation Issues Involving the Large Employer” in 2011.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shah was an associate with a boutique defense firm handling workers' compensation litigation in Pennsylvania. He also previously served as a legal intern in immigration at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

In 2004, Mr. Shah earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, where he was a member of the Minority Law Student Association. He earned his bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001. Mr. Shah is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Division. In January 2015, Mr. Shah became an ex officio member of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2004
  • New Jersey, 2004


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - May, 2004
    • Honors: Member, Minority Law Student Association
  • Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - May, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2008
  • Awesome Attorneys, 2012 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2010 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Division, Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Ex Officio Member, 2015 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Division, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee, Member, 2015 - Present


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