Christian Petrucci concentrates his practice in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability. He also counsels injured workers in matters involving employment discrimination and unemployment compensation benefits.
Mr. Petrucci also has been a monthly columnist on Workers’ Compensation matters for the Legal Intelligencer; the oldest law journal in the United States (1843-2014) since 2002. An overview of his articles can be found on the Legal Intellignecer website. Mr. Petrucci has been selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Rising Stars / Super Lawyers since 2008, as published in the Super Lawyers insert of Philadelphia Magazine.
Mr. Petrucci graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1992 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Italian and a minor in Computer Science. Upon graduation Mr. Petrucci was awarded the Nicholas Locascio Prize for excellence in Italian Studies. He was also admitted to the Italian, History, and Foreign Language Honor Societies while at the University of Rhode Island.
Mr. Petrucci attended Widener University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctorate in 1995. While at Widener, he served as vice-president of the National Italian- American Bar Association and was a member of the International Law Society. During the Summer of 1993 he studied in Rome, Italy as part of the Temple University Law School Program. Mr. Petrucci served as an intern for the Rhode Island Supreme Court where he worked in the Appellate Screening Unit.
Mr. Petrucci is admitted to the Pennsylvania and Rhode Island and Bars and has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Languages spoken: Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2010|
|Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2008|
|Owner||Law Offices of Christian Petrucci||2005 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of John D. Pallante||2004 - 2005|
|Associate Attorney - Computer Consultant||Law Offices of Thomas More Holland||1994 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Legislative Liason||2005 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Co-chair Workers' Compensation Section||2003 - 2004|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Columnist||2011|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Columnist||2003|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Hot Topics in Legislation: What's Important for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner||Workers' Compensation Legislation||2010|