Stephen P. Moschetta - Pennsylvania Admiralty and Maritime Lawyer

Stephe P Moschetta - Jones Act Lawyer

Stephen P. Moschetta joined the firm in 1998 as a maritime injury attorney.  A native of Washington, Mr. Moschetta earned his undergraduate degree from Washington & Jefferson College.  He graduated cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1998, where he served as an Editor of the Law Review.  He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Maritime Law Association of the United States, Pennsylvania Bar Association,West Virginia Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Washington County Bar Association where he currently serves on the Executive Committee, and also serves as President-Elect of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.  Since 2007, Mr. Moschetta has served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of Landmark College, a two-year liberal arts institution of higher education serving students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.

Mr. Moschetta is admitted to practice in all state and Federal courts in Pennsylvania and West Virginia representing injured accident victims and specializes in admiralty and maritime litigation.  Mr. Moschetta is a maritime injury attorney who represents injured clients not only from Pennsylvania and West Virginia, but individuals from all states in the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys to the Gulf of Mexico.  Mr. Moschetta has authored articles on admiralty and maritime law, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act in particular.  He has given presentations for continuing legal education on automobile insurance law and was invited to speak at the 2007 Loyola University College of Law Annual Longshore Conference in New Orleans.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Moschetta’a practice is and has been limited to representing injured victims in the following types of cases:

  • Admiralty and maritime claims (Jones Act, boating accidents)
  • Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act claims
  • Automobile accidents
  • Defective Product claims
  • Defective Premises claims
  • Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claims

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1999
  • Court of Common Pleas, Washington County, Pennsylvania, 2000
  • United States Supreme Court, 2004
  • Supreme Court of West Virginia, 2005
  • United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2005
  • United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2005


Doctor of Jurisprudence, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1998
Bachelor of Arts, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1990

Honors & Awards

  • BV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Advocate, National College of Advocacy, American Association for Justice, 2001
  • Member, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, 1997-1998

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