At Echard Marquette, we are trial lawyers focusing on personal injury, medical malpractice, oil and gas lawsuits, and just about anything else where you need someone who will fight for you. Results are priority Number 1. We have over $100 Million in recoveries during our careers with significant cases involving life-changing personal injuries, death, medical malpractice, whistleblower claims, class actions, labor & employment, and oil and gas lawsuits. That’s not to mention the work we have done to protect our corporate clients in day-to-day matters, like contract drafting, business disputes, and labor & employment.
Our philosophy is straight talk – no sugar coating. We tell you up front what to expect. Our priority is to protect you, your family, and your business. We understand that a wrong must be made right – as quickly as possible. Our office doesn’t have any “red tape.” Our staff works as a team to get the best results for you. That means cost-effective legal services for you.
We have small town roots and big firm experience. Matt is from Beaver County. He was the head of the personal injury department at a large Pittsburgh firm. Trent is from Westmoreland County. He was the head of the oil and gas department at a large Pittsburgh firm, and he has handled all types of corporate matters and complex lawsuits.
There’s no need to come downtown to see us. We strongly believe in meeting our clients where they are comfortable, like their homes or office. If you want to come see us at our suburban office, we are just 2 Miles from the PA Turnpike, with plenty of free parking.
|WV||Authorized to practice law||2008||11/16/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Member||Westmoreland County Academy of Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2017|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2017|
|Who's Who in Energy||Pittsburgh Business Times||2016|
|Attorney - Owner||Echard Marquette, P.C.||2018 - Present|
|Attorney - Shareholder||Strassburger Mckenna Gutnick & Gefsky||2011 - 2018|
|Judicial Law Clerk||United States District Court - Northern District of Ohio||2007 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Westmoreland County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Allegheny County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Commercial Litigation||Oil & Gas Litigation||2018|
|Pennsylvania Commercial Litigation||Business Litigation||2018|
|Case Western Reserve University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Carnegie Mellon University||Biomedical Engineering||2003|
|Plaintiff's Personal Injury: The Ultimate Guide||Personal Injury||2018|
|Washington v. EDMC||$95.5 Million Settlement|
|McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmeig||$1 Million Settlement|
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