Paola Pearson is a partner at Anapol Weiss known for her exemplary attention to detail, ability to lead and passion for helping individuals injured as a result of corporate wrongs. Mrs. Pearson concentrates her practice in complex civil litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, class actions and mass torts involving defective medical device and pharmaceutical drugs as well as consumer fraud. Mrs. Pearson earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University and her law degree from Villanova University School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, is admitted to the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey and is specially admitted to practice in other federal and state courts throughout the country.
Mrs. Pearson is a member of various organizations including the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania and the J. Willard O’Brien Inn of Court of Villanova University Law School. She currently serves on the Leadership Council of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. She is a frequent speaker on mass torts for various organizations including the American Association for Justice, Harris Martin and Mass Torts Made Perfect.
In her relatively young legal career, Mrs. Pearson has played an integral role in many significant verdicts and settlements, including a $225 Million Dollar Settlement in In re: Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler Systems Products Liability Litigation (M.D. PA 2019) and Baker v. Sorin Group Deutschland GMBH, et. al. (M.D. PA 2019). Mrs. Pearson currently serves on the Plaintiffs Executive Committee of In Re:
Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2973) pending in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
In her free time, Paola enjoys spending time with her husband Jordan and young daughter Isla as well as reading, traveling, hiking, yoga and exploring the Philadelphia food scene.