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Hal Waldman received his Jurist Doctorate Degree from Georgetown University in 1977. At Georgetown, Mr. Waldman was Editor of the Journal of International Relations. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Lawdragon. He was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Ohio as well as the District Court of Western Pennsylvania and United States Supreme Court. Mr. Waldman is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and American Bar Association. His practice is focused in a number of areas including plaintiff's representation with respect to personal injury, product liability, and medical malpractice. Mr. Waldman has owned numerous nursing homes and assisted living centers and is a recognized expert in the area of nursing home law. Mr. Waldman also serves clients in the area of business and construction law.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Waldman attended Oberlin College where he graduated in 1974 with Highest Honors in history.

Mr. Waldman is actively involved in the community. He is Chairman of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and is involved in numerous non-profit charities and social service organization in the area.

Mr. Waldman is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum indicating settlements in excess of one million dollars.

Hal K.Waldman and Associates has been involved in numerous large personal injury and class action settlements that exceed Millions of dollars. Membership in the Million Dollar Advocate Forum requires handling cases in excess of One Million Dollars.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 10%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%



Contingent (30-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Alicia R. Nocera

    I have known Hal for years and he always does a great job for his clients. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a good PI lawyer.


    Alicia Nocera Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Harold. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Hal Waldman & Associates

Fox Chapel Professional Building
1326 Freeport Rd Ste 100
Pittsburgh, PA, 15238-3131


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2014
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2013
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2011
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Top 50 Pittsburgh Super LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2010
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerHal K. Waldman & Associates1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Pittsburgh Ballet TheaterChairmanN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pediatric Malpractice$4,500,000 settlement
Product Liability$3,800,000 Settlement
Product Liability$2,300,000 settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
NewsletterSurvey Shows Teens Still Not Listening to Dangers of Texting While Driving2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Oberlin CollegeN/AN/A1974