Nancy R. Winschel

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Nancy R. Winschel is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and serves as Chair of the Product Liability Group and Co-Chair of the Education Law Group . She concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation and has handled matters in the areas of professional liability, product liability, civil rights, construction litigation, commercial litigation, and transportation litigation.

Ms. Winschel has worked as both National Coordinating Counsel and Regional Counsel for corporations. She was appointed as Pennsylvania trial counsel for insurer’s “Major Case Unit.”

Professional Accomplishments

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America since 2011: Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2007-2018
•Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
•Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

•Invited by global goods manufacturer to lecture in Taiwan on multinational jurisdictional issues
•ACBA Bench-Bar Conference Civil Litigation Seminar; Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania
•“Product Law: What You Need to Know When a Claim is Filed Against Your Product” (Co-Presenter), Pennsylvania and West Virginia CLE
•“The Critical Role of the Expert in Liability Litigation” (Co-Presenter), Pennsylvania CLE
•Lecturer on litigation issues for major insurers and manufacturers


6/21/2018 Articles

Diacetyl and “Popcorn Lung” Claims - Defending the Food and Flavorings Industries

Press Releases

8/15/2018 Press Releases

Forty-Two Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2019

5/24/2018 Press Releases

DMC’s 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Selectees

8/15/2017 Press Releases

Thirty-Seven Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2018

5/22/2017 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its Super Lawyer and Rising Star Selectees

8/15/2016 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

8/24/2015 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2016

9/15/2014 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2015

8/30/2013 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its 42 Best Lawyers in America 2014

6/17/2013 Press Releases

Eighteen Dickie McCamey Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

9/20/2012 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Celebrates Its Best Lawyers 2013 in Pittsburgh, Camp Hill, Carey, Columbus, and Wheeling

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Education Law
  • Insurance Law and Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Transportation Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5307  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., Duquesne University Law Review, Recipient of the American Association of University Women Scholarship, 1981
Year of First Admission:
West Virginia Bar Admission; United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia; Pennsylvania Bar Admission; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


•Allegheny County Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
•Defense Research Institute
•Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
•National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Defense Institute
•Pittsburgh Technology Council

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Obtained defense verdicts and favorable appellate decisions for automotive manufacturer in major product liability litigation; Obtained denial of class certification and dismissal of automobile manufacturer in class action brought under Magnuson Moss Act; Secured prompt dismissal of foreign manufacturers and suppliers on jurisdictional basis in state and federal courts of New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia; Represent manufacturers and suppliers of automobiles, water systems, gas pipeline, coal and other heavy industrial equipment, and consumer goods; Obtained dismissal of client in class action brought under Fair Debt Collections Practices Act; Obtained defense verdicts in major case unit matters

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