Asher Block is an associate attorney in the firm's Philadelphia office where his work focuses on the defense of products liability, medical device, asbestos and pharmaceutical actions, including those associated with defect and misrepresentation claims. Mr. Block is also experienced in complex commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis on cases involving premises liability claims. He is skilled in all stages of trial litigation, including arbitrations, depositions, client communications, detailed case analysis and valuation, oral argument, and discovery. Prior to working at Segal McCambridge, he served as a litigation associate at a law firm in Philadelphia. Before that, Mr. Block was a legal intern for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Complex Litigation Center and a summer associate at Segal McCambridge.
Mr. Block earned his J.D. from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University, where he earned highest grade in Pre-Trial Advocacy, and CALI Awards in Contract Drafting, and Mediation and Arbitration. He also holds a bachelor's degree in English from Franklin and Marshall College. Mr. Block was a contributing editor to the Pennsylvania Personal Injury Litigation Handbook and created a presentation entitled Social Networking and Discovery at Segal McCambridge. Before attending law school, he worked as a writer for First Report Managed Care, where he bylined dozens of articles. He is currently admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Social Media and Discovery, Segal McCambridge, presenter, 2012
Articles & Publications
- The Legal Intelligencer, 4.16.18
Pennsylvania Personal Injury Handbook, LexisNexis Legal Handbook, Contributing Editor
Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D. (2013)
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., English (2006)
- New Jersey, 2014
- Pennsylvania, 2013
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania