Gabriel L.I. Bevilacqua

Gabriel L.I. Bevilacqua

Of Counsel

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-8448
Secondary Phone:
Fax: (215) 972-1823

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Gabriel L.I. Bevilacqua

Of Counsel

Gabe Bevilacqua concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, as well as the representation of medical specialty boards, elected officials and Commonwealth agencies and municipalities. He has handled many cases to verdict and is recognized as a leader of the trial bar in Philadelphia.

Before joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr in 1984,  Gabe served in the City of Philadelphia Law Department, holding positions including Chief Deputy City Solicitor, Chief of Major Trials and Chairman of the Litigation Department.

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Recipient, First Judicial District's Roll of Honor, First Judicial District's Pro Bono Committee, 2007

In 2005 Mr. Bevilacqua was given the title "Cavaliere" by the Republic of Italy in a decree by Italian President H.E. Azeglio Ciampi

Recipient, National Achievement Award, National Italian-American Political Action Committee, February 2005

Recipient, American Immigration Law Foundation's American Heritage Award, 2004

Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004 to present

Honored for his legal and community service contributions, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, 2004

Received "Key to the City," Borough of Bridgeport

Received "Golden Spike Award," City of Altoona

Citation, City Council City of Philadelphia, June 2003

Citation, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, June 1989

Citation, Pennsylvania Legislative American-Italian Caucus, 1989

Citation, Senate of Pennsylvania, October 1992

"Gold Medal" from Pennsylvania Order, Sons of Italy in America, August 1993

Memberships and Affiliations

Board of Directors, Cavaliere Society, 2010-2013

General Counsel, American Board of Surgery

Chair, Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014 

Former Chancellor, Philadelphia Bar Association

Former Assistant Treasurer and member of Board of Governors, Philadelphia Bar Association

Trustee and Past President, Philadelphia Bar Foundation

Past Chancellor, Justinian Society

Past Member, Appellate Rules Advisory Committee, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Lecturer, "Bridge the Gap" Program, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Arbitrator, Federal and State Courts

Judge Pro Tem, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Past Member, Industrial Board, Bureau of Labor and Industry of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association

Member, Litigation Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Member, Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

Member, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Nazareth Hospital

Former Member, Board of Directors, Nazareth Hospital Home Health Agency

Former Member, Board of Directors, St. Mary's Hospital Home Health Agency

Former Member, Board of Directors, Holy Redeemer Hospital Home Health Agency

Founding Member, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce

Education

J.D., Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, 1973

B.A., St. Joseph's University, 1970

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Firm Management Positions

Government Involvement Committee, Member

Gabe Bevilacqua concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, as well as the representation of medical specialty boards, elected officials and Commonwealth agencies and municipalities. He has handled many cases to verdict and is recognized as a leader of the trial bar in Philadelphia.

Before joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr in 1984,  Gabe served in the City of Philadelphia Law Department, holding positions including Chief Deputy City Solicitor, Chief of Major Trials and Chairman of the Litigation Department.