THE LATE DAVID S. SHRAGER has given generously to support Penn Law. In 1978, Shrager founded the law firm of Shrager McDaid Loftus Flum & Spivey, which today is known as Shrager Spivey & Sachs. He was a managing partner of the firm, specializing in major civil litigation, including medical malpractice cases.
Shrager served as national president of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and served on the Executive Committee of that organization. He was a principal founder of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, as well as a past president. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, as well as a mediator for the US District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He was president of the Roscoe Pound Foundation and a member of the Board of Overseers for the Institute for Civil Justice (Rand Corporation). Shrager was listed in The Best Lawyers in America and the Bar Register of Preeminent Practitioners.