Steven J. Forry

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA
Steven, a shareholder in the firm's Health Care Department, has extensive experience handling trial and appellate matters in high-exposure and high-profile cases for physicians, hospitals, professional liability insurance carriers, general liability insurance carriers and automobile insurance carriers. Steven has had primary responsibility for jury and non-jury trials in both state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions.

Steven is frequently asked by clients and industry organizations to lecture on a variety of topics concerning risk management and other legal topics affecting the health care industry. In 2006, he was named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Steven graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991, and received his juris doctor from Ohio Northern University in 1994. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia. Steven is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, Second and Third Judicial Departments in New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Published Works

•Getting Sanctions Under The Certificate of Merit Rules

Classes/Seminars Taught

Health Care Summit: Tackling Emerging Trends in Health Care Beyond Tort Reform, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009, speaker

Past Employment Positions

•White and Williams

Honors & Awards

•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2006

•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2014

Year Joined Organization: 2010

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Areas of Law

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense

 

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/22/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Whenever I learn that Steve is going to defend a case that I filed I know that it will be difficult for me to prevail. Steve's knowledge of medical malpractice is second to none. He is always extremely well prepared and quite gifted at recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of my cases. Most importantly, he is a man of his word.
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Posted by a Corporate Counsel on 05/24/13
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Steve is a highly skilled trial lawyer who handles his cases with great attention to detail and committment to his client. As experienced trial lawyers diminish in number, he remains a lawyer who tries a number of significant cases each year.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/15/13
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I have had several medical malpractice cases with steven J. forry. he is an excellent attorney and meets the highest ethical standards. He is extremely civil in his dealings with opposing counsel.
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Posted by a Corporate Counsel on 05/13/13
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Mr. Forry is knowledgeable and responsive. He is an excellent trial lawyer.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/12/13
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Steve represents the highest standard of the legal profession.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/07/13
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Steve against me on many medical malpractice cases and I have found him to be an excellent advocate for his client and an ethical litigator.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/07/13
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I have known Steve for about 10 years. He is an excellent attorney and about as ethical as they come. I have no hesitation in recommending him to prospective clients and also to receive an AV rating.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/07/13
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Steve is an excellent attorney. He deserves a 5.0 rating.
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Experience & Credentials

Position

Shareholder

Admission Details

Admitted in 1994, Pennsylvania
1996, West Virginia
New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Law School Attended

Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
Class of 1994
J.D.

University Attended

The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania
Class of 1991
B.A.

Associations & Memberships

Associations & MembershipsAllegheny County Bar Association•New York Bar Association•Pennsylvania Bar Association•West Virginia Bar Association... More

Contact Information

Phone

(412) 803-3464

Fax

(412) 803-1188

Email

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Office Information
Steven J. Forry
Shareholder
U.S. Steel Tower 600 Grant Street, Suite 2900,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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