10 Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer Attorneys Honored as Super Lawyers

Philadelphia – Ten attorneys from Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The Super Lawyers designation is awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the commonwealth, based on a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Stephen E. Raynes was selected by his peers in Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General Personal Injury, and Personal Injury/Products as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Raynes has represented victims in some of the region’s highest profile cases. He was the lead lawyer representing the most severely injured child who was sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky in the case against Penn State and Sandusky, and he served as the lead lawyer for one of the most severely injured passengers in the recent tragic Amtrak accident.
  • Timothy R. Lawn was again selected by his peers as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Lawn has spent 30 years litigating complex personal injury and death cases in Pennsylvania. He has secured significant verdicts and settlements for injured victims throughout the commonwealth, including winning a medical malpractice verdict last year that is the largest personal injury verdict ever awarded by a jury in Delaware County PA.
  • Charles P. Hehmeyer was selected in Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice and General Personal Injury. A champion of children suffering from medical mistakes, Hehmeyer has served as lead counsel in large, complex cases in 20 states. Through his advocacy, he has helped facilitate important improvements in newborn care, including expanding newborn metabolic screening.
  • Martin K. Brigham was named for his work in Personal Injury/Products and General Personal Injury. He has devoted his almost 40-year career to representing victims of unsafe products and of corporate negligence, with a particular interest in promoting workplace safety.
  • A. Roy DeCaro was honored in General Personal Injury and Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice. DeCaro has tried more than 200 jury trials to verdict during his legal career, first as a prosecutor and now as a civil attorney.
  • Regina M. Foley was selected in General Personal Injury, Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury/Products, and Professional Liability. As an advocate for victims of negligence, Foley has served as trial co-counsel in a variety of complex civil cases.
  • Harold I. Goodman was chosen for Employment Litigation, Professional Liability, and Civil Rights. During his two decades of work with Philadelphia’s Community Legal Services, Goodman was lead trial attorney in landmark cases, including successful fights to preserve the due process rights of injured workers and to racially integrate labor unions and the Pennsylvania State Police.
  • Mark J. LeWinter was honored in Personal Injury/Products and General Personal Injury. Winter has lectured at more than 100 seminars on product liability issues as well as the use of demonstrative evidence and technology in the courtroom.
  • Amber M. Racine was named a Rising Star, a designation given to less than 2.5 percent of attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. She was honored in Personal Injury/Products and General Personal Injury. Racine is a noted authority on civil practice and litigation and has contributed to chapters of leading industry practice guides such as LexisNexis’ Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice and Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice.
  • Bernard W. Smalley, Sr. was named in Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury/Products, and Construction Litigation. For more than 35 years, Smalley has devoted his legal career to advocating on behalf of victims of corporate or professional negligence.


The patented Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. For more information, visit www.superlawyers.com.


Founded 50 years ago, Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer has secured record personal injury recoveries for its clients in matters of product liability, medical malpractice, trucking and workplace accidents, aviation disasters and civil rights litigation: over two billion dollars in all for victims of catastrophic injury. The firm is committed to protecting clients and their families through dignified advocacy and confidentiality. To lean more, visit www.rayneslaw.com.