Raffaele Puppio Partners Recognized Among 2019 'Best Lawyers in America'

MEDIA, Pa. (August 2018) – Delaware County full-service law firm Raffaele Puppio is pleased to announce that partners Michael A. Raffaele and J. Patrick Hickey have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review publications. Raffaele was recognized for his prowess in family law, while Hickey was recognized in the practice area of workers’ compensation on behalf of claimants.

Raffaele is managing partner of Raffaele Puppio, one of the largest full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on family law, including divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and child support, alimony and spousal support. A lifelong resident of Delaware County, Raffaele graduated from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School before going on to earn degrees from Lehigh University and the Temple University School of Law.

Patrick heads the firm’s litigation department, his practices including personal injury, automobile liability, workers compensation, and criminal defense. Along with his membership to the Pennsylvania, American, and Delaware County Bar Associations as well as the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers association, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. He graduated from Boston College in 1988 and went on to receive his degree at Dickinson School of Law.

Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become widely regarded as a respected reference guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on detailed peer-review evaluations, and lawyers are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed. The standalone Best Lawyers magazine will be distributed in more than 30 leading publications around the country, including The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. A digital edition also will be available.

About Raffaele Puppio – Raffaele Puppio is one of the largest and most established full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Attorneys within the firm are known for their legal prowess among the bench and bar in Delaware County, having decades of experience representing school districts, municipalities, businesses and individual clients, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. The attorneys provide sound legal counsel in the areas of education law, government and municipal services, family law, general litigation, personal injury, commercial real estate and business transactions, elder law, estate administration and planning, and criminal law.