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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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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Social Security: 9%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 1%
    20 years, 20 cases



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128 Chestnut St Ste 202
Philadelphia, PA, 19106


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2008
Top 100The American Society of Legal AdvocatesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Christian Petrucci2005 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of John D. Pallante2004 - 2005
Associate Attorney - Computer ConsultantLaw Offices of Thomas More Holland1994 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Philadelphia Bar AssociationLegislative Liason2005 - Present
Board of Governor's of the Bar AssociationWorkers' Compensation MemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationCo-chair Workers' Compensation Section2003 - 2004
Publication nameTitleDate
The Legal IntelligencerColumnist2011
The Legal IntelligencerColumnist2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hot Topics in Legislation: What's Important for the Workers' Compensation PractitionerWorkers' Compensation Legislation2010