Brian McMonagle Selected to 2023 Best Lawyers in America

PA Best Criminal Lawyers 2023

(Philadelphia) – Brian J. McMonagle of McMonagle Perri McHugh Mischak Davis has been listed in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America, recognized for his work in criminal defense in Philadelphia. He has been on the Best Lawyers list annually since 2012 and was named the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for criminal defense in Philadelphia.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers uses peer reviews to select the top-rated attorneys in their fields in each geographic area. It was founded with the purpose of highlighting the accomplishments of those in the legal profession.

McMonagle has had enormous success in defending high-profile cases involving celebrities, professional athletes, politicians, physicians, judges, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, CEOs and an American cardinal. Earlier this year, he was honored with the 2022 Alan Jay Josel Advocacy Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for his extraordinary advocacy on behalf of Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian, who was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the 2015 derailment of Amtrak Train 188.

McMonagle has been inducted into the prestigious American College of Trial Attorneys and the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and is listed in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Attorneys.

Formed in 1995, McMonagle Perri McHugh Mischak Davis is a nationally known criminal defense, personal injury and family law firm based in Philadelphia. The firm consistently litigates high profile cases resulting in acquittals and/or million-dollar awards/settlements. Practice areas include criminal defense, medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, family law/divorce, auto/car accidents, motorcycle accidents, workplace accidents truck accidents, and slip and fall/trip and fall accidents. For more information, visit or call (215) 981-0999.