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Attorney Michael Rosenzweig has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards. He is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and has also been a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County since 2002, currently serving on its Board of Governors.


He made the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, an honor awarded to the top five percent of state-wide attorneys, from 2005-2014. Based on the results of the Super Lawyers selection process, Attorney Rosenzweig was listed as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2010-2014 and one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2008-2014.


Attorney Rosenzweig has also been selected for inclusion in the 2010 - 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, an honor based on rigorous peer review, in two categories: Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Products Liability. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."


Attorney Rosenzweig is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and currently teaches the course "Advanced Torts."


As the firm's Litigation Manager, Attorney Rosenzweig mentors young lawyers, creates and implements litigation department procedures, and conducts continuing education for the legal staff on litigation strategies, techniques, and breaking legal decisions.


Attorney Rosenzweig works hard to recover the money damages our clients deserve through settlements or jury verdicts. His accomplishments include six, seven, and eight-figure verdicts. He has successfully tried jury trials in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia courts.


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Education and Licensing


Attorney Rosenzweig graduated magna cum laude and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1981 from the University of Pittsburgh with dual major in history and political science. In 1984, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in all State and Federal Courts of both Pennsylvania and West Virginia.


Community Involvement


Attorney Rosenzweig spends much of his free time volunteering for non-profit organizations throughout western Pennsylvania. He has and continues to serve on the boards of local non-profit institutions. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.

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  1. Personal Injury: 60%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Defective Products: 20%

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  • Nicole Tamar Armstrong

    Michael is a highly skilled and effective lawyer. He is passionate about fighting for his client's rights, and achieves great results. I would not hesitate to refer a client to Michael.

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  • David E. Gruber

    I respect and endorse Michael. He is a very, very passionate lawyer who achieves great results for his clients. He is an experienced litigator and extremely knowledgable in the personal injury field. Michael is a trustworthy, hard-working and a zealous advocate for his clients. He is great person and has the highest ethical standards. He runs an elite, well-respected firm that does an excellent job representing their clients. I give Michael the very highest of recommendations.

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Contact info

Edgar Snyder & Associates
600 Grant Street - US Steel Tower - 10th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA, 152192705

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WVAuthorized to practice law199101/06/2016
PAActive198412/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Top 50 Lawyers in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Top 100 Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Top 50 Attorneys in PittsburghPennsylvania Super Lawyers2008
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2008
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2007
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Pennsylvania Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2005
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerEdgar Snyder & Associates1988 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny CountyFellow, Board of GovernorsN/A
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident's Club MemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
West Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Wing WorldKick Off Riding Season With Safety in Mind!N/A
Motorcycle-USABikers - Are You Protected?N/A
Grand Strand BoomersBoomer Bikers: Keep Motorcycle Safety a PriorityN/A
MotorcyclistMotorcycle Insurance 101: Street SavvyN/A
Road RunnerChoosing Motorcycle InsuranceN/A
Road RunnerNavigate the Road With Safety in MindN/A
Road RunnerHow to Protect Your Legal RightsN/A
Road RunnerProtecting Your Rights as a PassengerN/A
Road RunnerSafety Checklist for SpringN/A
Road RunnerMotorcycle Safety Protects You Legally as WellN/A
Road RunnerMotorcycle Riding in Construction ZonesN/A
Road RunnerAfter a Motorcycle Accident: Insurance Q & AN/A
Road RunnerHit-and-Run Motorcycle AccidentsN/A
Road RunnerRiding Sober and Legal ResponsibilitiesN/A
Road RunnerMotorcycle Licensing Laws Are Different for Teen RidersN/A
Road RunnerA Motorcyclist's Life: Riding With Young PassengersN/A
Road RunnerBuying a Used Motorcycle? What You Should KnowN/A
Road RunnerCommon Motorcycle Insurance Questions AnsweredN/A
Road RunnerCustom Motorcycle RegistrationN/A
Pittsburgh HealthCare ReportWhat to Do When an Accident Interrupts Your Summer VacationN/A
Grand Strand BoomersBoomers, Let's Talk Summer Vacation SafetyN/A
Pittsburgh Better TimesWhat to Do if You're Injured in an Accident on VacationN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of PittsburghHistory and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Association for Justice Annual Update of the Law SeminarCivil Practice and Procedure UpdateN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarDemonstrative Evidence – Show and Tell for the JuryN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarLiens, Subrogation and Joint Tortfeasor Releases – Avoiding Pitfalls in Subrogation Arising Out of Personal Injury CasesN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEthical Issues Presented in Settlement of Personal Injury CaseN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarObtaining Court Approval to Settle Wrongful Death and Minor's Claims (Court Approval of Wrongful Death/Survival Action Claims)N/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarAuto Law Practice Tips and "Proving Hidden Damages"N/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEvaluating & Settling Personal Injury CasesN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarTrials in the Real World: How Things Are Done in Federal Court in Western PAN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarPennsylvania Bar Institute – Lights, Camera, EvidenceN/A