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Stephen J. Summers

In Memoriam

Stephen Summers' practice encompassed a wide range of civil cases in both state and federal courts. He concentrated his practice on the defense of employment matters, premises liability, product liability, construction and municipal liability and insurance disputes. He also argued frequently before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Summers regularly tried cases brought against employers, major retail establishments, property owners, and insurers. Additionally, he served as coverage counsel, addressing issues of tort and casualty insurance coverage for individuals, corporations, and municipalities. 


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Saint Vincent College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Business Administration

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2023
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute