Carl R. Schiffman, Esq.

Carl Schiffman

Carl Richard Schiffman, Esq. received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Duquesne University School of Law in 1976 and is the senior partner in the law firm of Schiffman Firm, LLC. His practice focuses on civil litigation, including product liability and personal injury cases.

Mr. Schiffman is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyer of Allegheny County and is a member and past Board of Governors appointee of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He has served as President of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers and as President of the Duquesne Law Alumni Association.

Carl R. Schiffman has been selected yearly as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by his peers since 2005. Since 2007, Attorney Schiffman has continually been named as one of Pittsburgh’s top Fifty Super Lawyers. Since 2008, Carl Schiffman has continually been named as a top One Hundred Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.

Carl R. Schiffman has successfully settled and litigated multiple cases for multimillion dollar results.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

  • General Products Liability Matters

  • Electrocution and Fire Litigation

  • Children’s Product and Accident-Related Injury

  • Nursing Home Injury

  • Burn Injury

  • ATV Injury

  • Motorcycle Injuries

  • Automotive and Trailer Tractor

  • Tractors, Mowers, and Heavy Equipment

  • Contract Disputes

  • Workers’ Compensation Law

  • Estate Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • Superior Court of Pennsylvania

  • All county courts in Pennsylvania

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


Duquesne University Law School

     Juris Doctorate 1976

University of Pittsburgh

     Bachelor of Arts 1973

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2005

  • Top 100 Lawyer in Pennsylvania every year since 2008

  • Pittsburgh’s Top Fifty Super Lawyer every year since 2007

  • U.S. News and World Report Top Tier Law Firm

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, Past President

  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, Board of Governors

  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Fellow

  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member, Past Board of Governors

  • Duquesne Law Alumni Association, Past President

  • LAWPAC, Recognized for the Protection of Individual’s Rights

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