Ed serves as manager of the Casualty Department in our Pittsburgh office. He focuses his practice on product liability and toxic torts litigation. Throughout his legal career, Ed has handled product liability claims involving many different types of products including electrical connectors, elevators, HVAC systems, household appliances, pipe and pipe couplings, and playground equipment. Ed also has extensive experience in asbestos litigation and currently serves as the national coordinating counsel of asbestos cases filed against a world-wide product manufacturer. Ed has handled claims involving exposure to benzene, perchloroethylene, pesticides, and other chemicals or substances. In addition, Ed has defended premises liability claims as well as litigation arising out of commercial transactions and construction accidents and disputes.
Over the course of his career, Ed has handled numerous jury and non-jury trials in both federal and state courts in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
Ed received his Bachelor of Science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1987 and his juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1990.
Associations & Memberships
• Ohio State Bar Association, 2001 - Present
• Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1990 - Present
• West Virginia Bar Association, 2001 - Present
Year Joined Organization: 2003