Villanova School of Law
- Spending time with family and friends
Michael Benjamin Gerstein is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC defending the firm's clients in a variety of personal injury, property damage, and premises liability cases. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and New Jersey Bar. Michael is an active trial attorney, having defended numerous jury trials in venues across the region including Philadelphia, Montgomery County, Bucks County, and Delaware County.
Michael obtained his B.A. from Drexel University in 2004, graduating magna cum laude. While at Drexel, Michael studied history and political science and was awarded most distinguished seminar research paper by faculty. Michael spent his Junior year abroad at the London School of Economics, achieving honors in the General Course program. After graduation, Michael managed a small legal services business in Philadelphia. He then attended Villanova School of Law, graduating in 2009.
In the summer of 2008 and throughout his third year of law school, Michael clerked for the firm. During law school, he was an Executive Board member of the Villanova Law Moot Court Board, externed for the Honorable Mark I. Bernstein in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas of Pennsylvania, served as a Teaching Assistant, and worked as a certified student attorney in the Villanova Civil Justice Clinic.
When he is not in the office, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, cycling, and golfing.