Edgar Snyder & Associates

Edgar Snyder & Associates is a plaintiff's personal injury law firm representing people hurt in all types of accidents. We also represent injured workers and people with disabilities who are in need of Social Security disability benefits.

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Firm Overview

Our law firm has fought for the rights of injury victims since 1982. Along the way, we've helped over 40,000 people in personal injury, workers' compensation, and Social Security disability cases.

We know that if you're hurt and worried about your health, it can feel impossible to deal with hospital bills, insurance companies, or lost wages. We want to be here when you need us that's why our phones answer 24/7. We'll give you a free legal consultation and will help you figure out what you should do next.

From beginning to end, we want working with us to be as easy as possible. Our legal consultations come with no obligation to use our services. If you hire us, you'll have an entire legal team dedicated to making sure you get the best representation possible. We'll make sure you understand exactly what's happening in your case and why. And, if you're unable to travel to us, we'll come to you.

What's more, you don't owe us anything unless and until we win your case.

Our work has earned us a number of recognitions, including:

-U.S. News Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 1st Tier Ranking for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation

-An AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards

-Selection as one of Martindale-Hubbell's Top Ranked Law Firms. This means that at least one of every three of our attorneys has earned an AV-Preeminent rating.

In addition, many of our attorneys:

-Have received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell

-Have been selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists

-Have been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers

-Are members of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates forums

-Are Top 100 Trial Lawyers, designated by The National Trial Lawyers

-Are certified as Civil Trial Advocates by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

** All of our attorneys are licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. In addition, we have attorneys licensed to practice in West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia.
Main Office

Main Office
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh  PA  15219

Phone
  • 412-394-1000
Fax

Other Offices

  • Altoona Office
    2900 Plank Road, Ste 4
    Altoona,  PA  16601
  • Erie Office
    5158 Peach Street, Ste 10
    Erie,  PA  16509
  • Johnstown Office
    104 College Park Plaza
    Johnstown,  PA  15904
  • Ebensburg Office
    104 South Center Street
    Ebensburg,  PA  15931
Personal Injury
A Law Firm Representing Injured People
Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Dog Bites
-Head Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability
-Workers Compensation
-Social Security Disability

Edgar M. Snyder

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating; Pittsburgh Tribune Review's Readers' Choice Award for Best Attorney in the City; 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Fellow, Penn State University Alumni; 225th Anniversary Medallion recipient, University of Pittsburgh, 2013 Diamond Award from the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Areas of Law:
Plaintiffs Personal Injury

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Attorney at Law, Of Counsel & Founder of Edgar Snyder & Associates

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1966, Pennsylvania

Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Class of 1966
LL.B.

University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University
Class of 1963
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1941
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, September 6, 1941

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    LL.B. , 1966

Richard M. Rosenthal

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating; "2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury Law," Martindale-Hubbell; 2010-2014 Best Lawyers in America; 2006-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2010-2014; Super Lawyers Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2008-2014; Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Former Litigator, Office of Attorney General, Com. of Pennsylvania, Tort Litigation Unit, 1980-1990.

Areas of Law:
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Dog Bites
-Head Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Personal Injury
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability
-Truck Accidents
-Roadway Defect Accidents

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Managing Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1978, Pennsylvania
1998, Ohio

Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law
Class of 1978
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Pittsburgh
Class of 1974
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1953
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 3, 1953

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.
Education
  • Duquesne University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1978

Todd Berkey

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

2010-2014 Best Lawyers in America; 2005-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list; Super Lawyers list of Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2012-2014, Top 100 in Pennsylvania for 2014; Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers. Board-Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Areas of Law:
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Head Injury
-Products Liability
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Personal Injury
-Premises Liability

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1985, Pennsylvania
-1998, West Virginia
-1999, Ohio

Law School Attended:
Delaware Law School of Widener University
Class of 1985
J.D.

University Attended:
Duquesne University
Class of 1982
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1960
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1960

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and American Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (President's Club Member); Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.
Education
  • Delaware Law School of Widener University
    Juris Doctorate , 1985

Cynthia M. Danel

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating; 2012 "Pittsburgh Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year"; 2011-2014 Best Lawyers in America; 2005-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2011-2014; Super Lawyers Top 50 Female Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2008-2014; Super Lawyers Top 50 Pittsburgh Attorneys for 2009-2014; Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Outstanding Alumni Award, Pennsylvania State University. Board-Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Dog Bites
-Head Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1981, Pennsylvania
-1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
-1990, West Virginia

Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law
Class of 1981
J.D.

University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University
Class of 1971
B.A.

Pennsylvania State University
M.A.
Speech Communication

Birth Information:
Born in 1949
Windber, Pennsylvania, October 20, 1949

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Past President); American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Board of Governors); West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.

Bar Fellowship:
Alumni Fellow:Pennsylvania State University. Charter Fellow: Litigation Counsel of America.

Representative Cases:
NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. WEST.
Education
  • Duquesne University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1981

Michael H. Rosenzweig

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating; 2010-2014 Best Lawyers in America; selected for inclusion in 2005-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Top 100 Pennsylvania Attorneys, 2010-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Top 50 Pittsburgh Attorneys, 2008-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Dog Bites
-Head Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Litigation Manager

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1984, Pennsylvania
-1990, West Virginia

Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Class of 1984
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Pittsburgh
Class of 1981
B.A.
History and Political science, magna cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1959
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1959

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1984

Jason M. Lichtenstein

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating; "2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury Law," Martindale-Hubbell; 2014 Best Lawyers in America; 2010-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers;Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2011-2014; Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2011; Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers; Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Areas of Law:
-Accidents
-Animal Attacks
-Aquatic Injuries
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Bicycle Accidents
-Boating Accidents
-Bodily Injury
-Brain Injury
-Bus Accidents
-Catastrophic Injury
-Dog Bites
-Head Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Pedestrian Injuries
-School Bus Accidents
-Severe Burns
-Slip and Fall
-Spinal Injury
-Subway Accidents
-Wrongful Death
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability
-Personal Injury

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1994, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
-2007, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
-2009, Maryland

Law School Attended:
Duquesne University Law School
Class of 1994
J.D.

University Attended:
Lafayette College
Class of 1991
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1969
New York, September 6, 1969

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Allegheny County Bar Association's Civil Litigation Committee (Prior Governor); Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors); American Association for Justice, Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania.
Education
  • Duquesne University Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1994

Dennis A. Liotta

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 2010-2014 Best Lawyers in America; selected for inclusion in 2009-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers; Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Law:
-Workers Compensation
-Workers Compensation Appeals
-Supplemental Security Income
-Workers Compensation Mediation
-Social Security Disability

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Manager, Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1984, Pennsylvania

Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law
Class of 1983
J.D.

University Attended:
Duquesne University
Class of 1978
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1956
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, November 21, 1956

Associations & Memberships:
Allegheny County, American, and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
Education
  • Duquesne University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1983
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