Edwin J. Kilpela, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Carlson Lynch LLP
 | 1133 Penn Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-322-9243
Fax: 412-231-0246
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A Pittsburgh native, Edwin J. Kilpela Jr. is a partner at Carlson Lynch, located in his home town. He has extensive civil litigation experience, particularly in class action and mass tort cases.  Mr. Kilpela attended Pennsylvania State University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy in 1999. After obtaining a Master of Arts in philosophy from The New School for Social Research in 2002, he pursued his legal education at the University of Michigan Law School, attaining his Juris Doctor in 2005. Mr. Kilpela  is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Colorado, the District of Columbia, and New York, as well as fedearl district and circuit courts throughout the country. 

 
Practice Areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (100%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (100%): Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Focus Areas

Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

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About Edwin Kilpela, Jr.

Admitted: 2005, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://carlsonlynch.com/profiles/edwin-j-kilpela-jr/

Honors/Awards:

  • Campbell Moot Court competition, receiving awards as the best oral advocate
  • Rising Star in SuperLawyers, 2011, 2012, and 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Western Pennsylvania

Educational Background:

  • M.A. The New School (formerly The New School for Social Research), Majors: philosophy
  • B.A. The Pennsylvania State University, degree in philosophy as well as the New School for Social Research
Office Location for Edwin J. Kilpela, Jr.

1133 Penn Avenue
Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-322-9243

Fax: 412-231-0246

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Last Updated: 3/28/2019

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