ANN M. CALDWELL, the firm’s founding partner and principal, is admitted to practice in the Pennsylvania state courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. In addition to these courts and jurisdictions, Ms. Caldwell has appeared in court and worked on cases with local counsel throughout the country, including New York, Texas, California, New Jersey, Illinois, Washington and Florida. Here is a link of Representative Cases where Ms. Caldwell has appeared as lead or co-lead counsel.
She is a graduate of the Dickinson School of Law (J.D. cum laude 1984) and Dickinson College (B.A. cum laude 1978). Ms. Caldwell was a member of The Dickinson Law Review, and the author of several published articles. She was a member of the Woolsack Honor Society, which recognizes graduates in the top 10% of the class. Following graduation from law school, Ms. Caldwell was a commercial litigator at the Philadelphia firm of Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman, where she represented both plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in the areas of complex commercial litigation, banking litigation and products liability. In 1995, Ms. Caldwell focused her practice in the area of plaintiffs’ class actions and consumer litigation, becoming a partner at the firm of Greenfield & Rifkin, LLP, a national class action law firm. She has been involved in prosecuting plaintiffs’ class actions almost exclusively for the past 17 years.