Steven M. Lafferty

Founding Partner & Attorney

Philadelphia Office

Suite 810

1515 Market St.

Philadelphia, PA 19102

(T) 215-988-1229
(T) 888-290-6888

attorney profile

Steven Lafferty is a founding member of Myers Lafferty Law Offices. He received his B.S. from Widener University in 1989 and, upon graduation, was by hired by Aramark Corporation in Philadelphia. Mr. Lafferty spent almost two years at Aramark where he handled high profile corporate accounts and managed professional sporting and entertainment events. He then returned to Widener University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 1994. While enrolled at Widener, he was awarded an American Jurisprudence Award and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
Mr. Lafferty also served as a judicial clerk for both the Honorable Edward J. Bradley, former President Judge of the Philadelphia Court Common Pleas, and the Honorable Charles P. Mirarchi, Jr. of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

After receiving his law degree, Mr. Lafferty immediately went to work representing injured railroad workers and their families. During his legal career, he has been associated with two other established FELA firms, and as a FELA attorney, he has won a number of substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He has represented all crafts of railroad workers in state and federal courts throughout the Northeastern United States, and has assisted union leaders in negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

Mr. Lafferty’s practice also includes the representation of workers injured in maritime and other industrial accidents. He has obtained successful verdicts and settlements litigating cases against major corporations, maritime and insurance companies.

Mr. Lafferty is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the Bar Associations of both New York and Pennsylvania.


Widener University, 1989
Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Juris Doctor (JD), 1994
Widener University School of Law

bar admissions
  • Pennsylvania -- State and Federal
  • New Jersey -- State and Federal
  • New York -- State and Federal
professional affiliations & recognitions
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of New York
  • Bar Association of Pennsylvania
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys