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John T. Pion

Founding Shareholder
John T. Pion

John T. Pion is a founding shareholder. He concentrates his practice in the areas of transportation law, premises liability, and general litigation.

Previously, Mr. Pion was a shareholder at the law firm of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. where he served on the firm's Executive Committee and chaired the firm's Transportation Law Practice Group, as well as being a member of the firm's Board of Directors.

Mr. Pion has lectured on numerous occasions before organizations including the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, International Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Trucking Association Safety Management Council, American Trucking Association Human Resources Forum, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association, Trucking Industry Defense Association, Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, and numerous insurance and private companies, as well as lecturing to fellow members of the Bar as part of Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Pion is a member of the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and District of Columbia Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice before the State Courts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and District of Columbia; United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; New York, West Virginia, Connecticut, and Maryland (by pro hac vice). He has membership in Pennsylvania Motor Truck Industry Defense Association, American Truckers Association, North American Transportation Management Institute, Trucking Industry Defense Association, Transportation Lawyers Association, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, and Life Member (as of 2000) to the National Registry of Who's Who. Most recently, he has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Trucking Industry Defense Association and serves on the Transportation Committee of the Defense Research Institute.

Mr. Pion has been named a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation Law, in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of personal injury litigation, Who's Who in America Law®, Who's Who in America®, and named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as one of 2009's top attorneys in Pennsylvania. Additionally, he maintains an AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been elected to the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.

Mr. Pion graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982 with a B.A. He received his J.D. from Duquesne University in 1985. At Duquesne, Mr. Pion was named to the Order of the Barristers, the Appellate Moot Court Board, and won first place in the Gourley Cup Moot Court Competition, competing against top area schools and scholars.


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