Thomas R. Kline, Chairman Founding Partner, Kline & Specter, P.C. Thomas Kline, Esq. is a founding partner along with Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C., one Philadelphia’s leading injury law firms. In three decades of practicing personal injury law, Kline has forged an incomparable record of courtroom victories. As a result, Kline has received a litany of accolades and recognition, including his selection as president of the Inner Circle of Advocates, described by The Washington Post as “a select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated trial lawyers.” Kline also has been honored for 11 consecutive years as the No. 1 attorney among Pennsylvania’s 34,000 lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine for 2004 through 2014. Kline was also selected for the 2007 edition of the "World's Leading Product Liability Lawyers." Kline received his bachelor’s degree from Albright College, where he has been honored with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. He earned a master’s degree in American history from Lehigh University and later attended Duquesne University School of Law, where he graduated with the school’s Distinguished Student Award and later received its Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a recipient of The Legal Intelligencer's "Lifetime Achievement Award."