Erica A. Sabatini

Erica A. Sabatini

esabatini@willmanlaw.com

esabatini@willmanlaw.com

  
Erica A. Sabatini joined Willman & Silvaggio in 2013. Since then, her focus has been on civil defense litigation and the area of toxic torts. Ms. Sabatini earned her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2013. She was an active member of Duquesne’s Trial Advocacy team and was deemed an Outstanding Advocate for the First Year Appellate Argument Exercise. In her second year, Ms. Sabatini led her team to victory and her team was named regional champion of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. In the fall of that year, her team placed second at the National Civil Trial Competition.

During her time at Duquesne University, Ms. Sabatini received numerous awards including the Katie Elisabeth Westbrook, the Shalom Moot Court Award, and the Lynette Norton Memorial Award. Most notably she was chosen for membership in The Order of the Barristers — an honorary society that recognizes excellence in trial advocacy. She has previously served as a coach for the Duquesne University School of Law National Trial Advocacy Team and annually serves as a judge for mock trial competitions.

Prior to attending the Duquesne University School of Law, Ms. Sabatini graduated with honors in 2010 from Allegheny College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and minored in French. As a result, she is fluent in the language.

Ms. Sabatini is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 2013. She was subsequently admitted to the West Virginia Bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia in 2014. She is an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division.

In addition, Ms. Sabatini had the honor of being a selected as a member of 20th Anniversary Class of Fifty Finest for the Western Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She personally raised over $10,000 for research and funds to assist families with children impacted by Cystic Fibrosis. In her free time, Ms. Sabatini is an active member of her church as a lector and serves on the CORE team of her church’s youth group. She is also an avid obstacle course racer.
 
  
  
Erica A. Sabatini joined Willman & Silvaggio in 2013. Since then, her focus has been on civil defense litigation and the area of toxic torts. Ms. Sabatini earned her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2013. She was an active member of Duquesne’s Trial Advocacy team and was deemed an Outstanding Advocate for the First Year Appellate Argument Exercise. In her second year, Ms. Sabatini led her team to victory and her team was named regional champion of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. In the fall of that year, her team placed second at the National Civil Trial Competition.

During her time at Duquesne University, Ms. Sabatini received numerous awards including the Katie Elisabeth Westbrook, the Shalom Moot Court Award, and the Lynette Norton Memorial Award. Most notably she was chosen for membership in The Order of the Barristers — an honorary society that recognizes excellence in trial advocacy. She has previously served as a coach for the Duquesne University School of Law National Trial Advocacy Team and annually serves as a judge for mock trial competitions.

Prior to attending the Duquesne University School of Law, Ms. Sabatini graduated with honors in 2010 from Allegheny College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and minored in French. As a result, she is fluent in the language.

Ms. Sabatini is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 2013. She was subsequently admitted to the West Virginia Bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia in 2014. She is an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division.

In addition, Ms. Sabatini had the honor of being a selected as a member of 20th Anniversary Class of Fifty Finest for the Western Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She personally raised over $10,000 for research and funds to assist families with children impacted by Cystic Fibrosis. In her free time, Ms. Sabatini is an active member of her church as a lector and serves on the CORE team of her church’s youth group. She is also an avid obstacle course racer.
 
  
Admitted to:
 
  • Pennsylvania 
  • West Virginia 
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia 
Admitted to:
 
  • Pennsylvania 
  • West Virginia 
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia 
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Concetta A. Silvaggio

csilvaggio@willmanlaw.com

Concetta A. Silvaggio joined Willman & Silvaggio LLP in 1984 and is now a managing partner in the firm. A graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, she completed additional graduate study in microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1988, Ms. Silvaggio completed the intensive trial advocacy course designed by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. 
 
Ms. Silvaggio has also had the honorable distinction of receiving the highest rating of "AV” from Martindale-Hubbell.
 
Her practice concentrates on civil litigation where she most frequently represents businesses and insurance carriers. Since a significant part of her case load involves personal injury claims, she has developed a close relationship with medical experts throughout the nation and often coordinates the efforts of counsel representing various defendants in toxic exposure cases. When cases involving multiple defendants proceed to trial, she invariably assumes the role of lead counsel. Her level of preparation and expertise frequently leads to early and reasonable settlements for her clients.
 
Her practice also includes representation of companies involved in hazardous waste site litigation, and she has extensive experience in products liability, premises liability negligence, breach of contract and employment discrimination.
 
At the request of local law schools and the National Academy of Trial Lawyers, she served as judge in moot court competitions.
 
Extremely active in community affairs, Ms. Silvaggio has served as legal counsel for a non–profit group home, and on  committees of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. She has served on boards and committees supporting local theater and arts groups. Additionally, she acted as pro bono counsel for a program for mentally challenged children and adults for over 10 years. Ms. Silvaggio is involved in community affairs associated with a hospital and elderly care center through her membership as a dame in the Order of Malta. She serves on an advisory committee to the president of a local bank. 
 
Concetta A. Silvaggio has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; United States Supreme Courts, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and its Environmental Law Committee, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the St. Thomas More Society.
Admitted to:
 
  • Pennsylvania 
  • West Virginia 
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • ​United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court 
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