Pion, Nerone, Girman, Winslow & Smith, PC
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About Our Firm

Pion, Nerone, Girman, Winslow & Smith, P.C. is a civil litigation firm with a diverse client base, which handles a broad spectrum of disputes on the local, regional and national levels, focusing on Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Our litigation practice ranges from complex mass tort cases and highly sophisticated commercial insurance disputes to straightforward civil claims against both corporations and individuals. In addition, we remain committed to being available on a moment's notice to address catastrophic losses or events affecting our clients.

Our work embraces subjects as diverse as transportation law, products and toxic tort liability defense, asbestos litigation, insurance coverage disputes, railroad litigation, including FELA defense, maritime law, commercial and consumer contract disputes, family law, Medicare Set-Aside issues, workers' compensation, administrative law, construction litigation, civil rights and constitutional law claims, environmental damage and remediation issues, professional liability claims, premises liability claims and retail and restaurant industry liability claims.

Our lawyers are called upon to handle and try cases in both state and federal courts, as well as various administrative tribunals. We take pride in employing creative and aggressive strategies in representing our clients. Further, we employ these same strategies in our efforts to amicably resolve matters without need for litigation through pre-litigation mediation and other techniques. P.N.G.W. & S. lawyers take pride in our prompt response to our clients' inquiries and advising and consulting with them in a timely manner. Our lawyers and staff enjoy close working relationships with our clients.

Our shareholders have more than 150 years of legal experience and have been recognized by clients and our peers as having the highest competency and ethical standards. We are recognized for being AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, as being a "Best Law Firm," and as Super Lawyers®, including Super Lawyers® Rising Stars. P.N.G.W. & S. is recognized as a Tier I transportation firm by U.S. News and World Report. We proudly serve our clients in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

Professional Memberships

P.N.G.W. & S. has membership in a variety of professional associations including the Transportation Industry Defense Association (TIDA) (with more than 10 years as an elected member of the Board of Directors), Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA), National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA), Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC), West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel Association, Specialized Carrier and Rigging Association (SCRA), Council Litigation Management (CLM), The American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA), The Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association (CTLA), Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI).

In addition, P.N.G.W. & S. is a proud member of USLAW, an organization of independent law firms, selected for membership based upon their reputations for providing quality and cost-efficient legal services. The USLAW Network includes more than 50 member firms in more than 40 states representing more than 3,000 attorneys. Member firms share information and other resources in order to enhance the quality and cost efficiency of legal services provided to the member firm's clients.

Finally, P.N.G.W. & S. maintains all requisite bar association memberships including memberships in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

PITTSBURGH

1500 One Gateway Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

PHONE: (412) 281-2288
FAX: (412) 281-3388

HARRISBURG

240 North 3rd Street
Payne Shoemaker Building, 10th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

PHONE: (717) 737-5833
FAX: (717) 737-5553

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