Frederick Baer Goldsmith

Frederick Baer Goldsmith

Admiralty / Maritime Attorney

Pittsburgh, PA





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Client Reviews

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A lawyer that thinks of you when he's NOT on the payroll

Posted by: Bob over 4 years ago.

Fred goes above and beyond for his clients. He forwards items that effect your particular business, writes a VERY informative newsletter, and when...
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Chad S. Lovejoy
Chad Lovejoy

Huntington, WV

28 days ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Fred is a tenacious advocate. He is known as a leading expert in his field and tireless in fighting for his clients. He leaves no stone unturned and...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Frederick. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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2001 License Status: Active for the state of Ohio.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2002 – 2005

Burns, White & Hickton, LLC


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1990 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Tulane University Law School


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2006 Pennsylania Super Lawyer

Philadelphia and Law & Politics Magazines


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1992- present Proctor Member

Maritime Law Association of the United States

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Showing 2 of 20 publications

2012 Towboatlaw - Towboat & Barge Lawyer - Admiralty & Maritime Law on the Rivers

Internet blog

2012 "The U.S. Supreme Court Weighs-In on the Consequences of Being a 'Vessel in Navigation'"

MarineNews magazine

Speaking Engagements

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2011 How Not to Get Sunk When Representing Victims of Accidents on Navigable Waters: Admiralty Law for West Virginia Practitioners

at West Virginia Association for Justice 2011 Mid-Winter Seminar

2010 "Drafting and Challenging Federal Court Complaints: Three Federal Judges and a Law School Professor Outline Pleading and Motion to Dismiss Practice Post Twombly and Iqbal"

at Continuing Legal Education Seminar

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