A. Harold Datz

Of Counsel

A. Harold Datz provides invaluable counsel to our team of Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C. Having handled thousands of cases throughout the course of his career, he brings a great deal of insight to the table. A highly distinguished lawyer with decades of experience, he has been a delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association's House of Delegates since 1999. AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, his knowledge and skills provide our legal team with reliable legal direction, especially for challenging and complex cases. A seasoned litigator, he has taken action against insurance companies for individuals sustaining serious, if not catastrophic, injuries.

Attorney A. Harold Datz has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He recently was named the recipient of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s PNC Achievement Award in recognition of his “significant accomplishments in improving the administration of justice in Pennsylvania”. He was awarded the President’s Award for Distinguished Service by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and was honored with inclusion on the Super Lawyers® list. He is also a Board Member Emeritus of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Datz recently completed his thirteenth year of service on the Philadelphia Bar Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. He served as Chair of the Commission five times and as Vice-Chair four times. Attorney A. Harold Datz is also a certified mediator for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. In fact, he is listed on the Roster of Neutrals of Settlement Systems, Inc., and National Arbitration and Mediation, Inc. He represented the surviving family members of 9/11 victims as lawyer volunteer for Trial Lawyers Care (TLC). For his continuous pro bono work, he was enrolled in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2009.

Please give our office a call to learn more about how Attorney Datz can help you with your case.


  • hdatz@hgsklawyers.com


  • Temple University School of Law, J.D. – 1972
  • Temple University, B.A. in History – 1969


  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

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