Howard A. Chajson

Howard A. Chajson: Attorney with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.


Howard A. Chajson is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and Co-Chair of the Health Law Business Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation, with a particular emphasis in medical malpractice defense. He also practices in the area of appellate law.

In his medical malpractice work, Mr. Chajson represents physicians, practice groups, and hospitals through their insurance carriers, self-insured programs, and directly. He has defended a wide spectrum of medical cases involving such diverse areas as anesthesiology, colon and rectal surgery, endocrinology, emergency medicine, family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, neurosurgery, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiology, toxicology, transplant surgery, and general and trauma surgery. In addition, he also handles credentialing, peer review, and general counseling on behalf of his health care clients. Mr. Chajson has 29 years of jury trial and appellate court experience.

Professional Accomplishments

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
The Best Lawyers in America since 2010: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2011-2017

Press Releases

•Thirty-Seven Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 (8/15/2017)
•Dickie McCamey Applauds Its Super Lawyer and Rising Star Selectees (5/22/2017)
•Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 (8/15/2016)
•Howard Chajson Welcomed into Litigation Counsel of America (12/31/2015)
•Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (8/24/2015)
•Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 (9/15/2014)
•Dickie McCamey Applauds Its 42 Best Lawyers in America 2014 (8/30/2013)
•Eighteen Dickie McCamey Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List (6/17/2013)
•Dickie McCamey Celebrates Its Best Lawyers 2013 in Pittsburgh, Camp Hill, Carey, Columbus, and Wheeling (9/20/2012)
•Fifteen DMC Lawyers Honored as 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (5/18/2012)
•Thirty-three Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 (12/1/2011)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Appellate
  • Health Law Business
  • Medical Malpractice Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5296  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, B.S., Economics, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of Barristers, Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review, 1987
Year of First admission:
1987, Pennsylvania; Superior Court of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

•Allegheny County Bar Association
•Allegheny County Bar Foundation (Fellow)
•American Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Association for Justice
•Pennsylvania Bar Association


Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

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