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Paul Alexander Custer

Paul Alexander Custer

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Defective and Dangerous Products, Environmental and Natural Resources, Trucking Accident, Appeals

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About Me

Mr. Custer is a trial attorney at the law firm Eisenberg & Torisky focusing his practice on general property and casualty claims. He also handles professional liability, commercial transportation, and mining claims.

Prior to joining Eisenberg & Torisky he was an attorney and legal auditor with the Litigation Services Division of Chartis. He assisted in the management of litigation nationwide, concentrating on product liability, insurance coverage, construction, and property & casualty claims. 

Prior to joining Chartis, Mr. Custer practiced law at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton - a boutique litigation firm in Pittsburgh, PA. 

He also practiced at the Pittsburgh office of Margolis Edelstein - a mid-sized Philadelphia based insurance defense firm.

Mr. Custer has experience litigating cases in Western Pennsylvania with exposures up to several million dollars.

While in practice, Mr. Custer regularly appeared before judges in Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Butler, Beaver, Cambria, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, and Erie counties, arguing dispositive and discovery motions. He has also participated in mediation of high exposure cases.

He was a regular contributor to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Update from 2005-2007, authoring reviews for cases from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Custer currently resides in Pittsburgh with his wife and four children.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 65%
  2. Trucking Accident: 10%
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 10%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  5. Appeals: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Stephen S. Photopoulos

    Paul is an talented litigator and lawyer. He is not only knowledgeable, but trustworthy and a pleasure to deal with.


    Stephen Photopoulos Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Eisenberg & Torisky

2925 One Oxford Centre
310 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV-PreeminentMartindale Hubbell Peer Review2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyEisenberg & Torisky2009 - Present
AttorneyChartis - Litigation Management2007 - 2009
AttorneyPicadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.2006 - 2007
AttorneyMargolis Edelstein2001 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietySecretary - Pittsburgh Chapter2006 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Pennsylvania State UniversitySpanish / Inernational PoliticsBS - Bachelor of Science1998