Jeffrey C. Catanzarite
  • Construction Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Transportation
  • Motor Vehicle and Trucking
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Law
Jeffrey Catanzarite specializes in complex liability cases involving multiple parties with a focus on all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance defense litigation. Mr. Catanzarite devotes a significant part of his practice representing contractors on all construction law matters including claims for negligent or substandard performance and violations of the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act and Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, as well as analyzing and interpreting contractual defense and indemnification provisions between parties. His areas of practice also include auto, UM/UIM, first party claims, insurance coverage, bad faith and general liability. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.

Mr. Catanzarite has successfully tried both jury and non-jury cases to verdict in various counties all over the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He has defended clients in cases filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and has argued on behalf of them before the Pennsylvania appellate courts.

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Westminster College
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Business Administration

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Partner