Joseph Froetschel

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Phillips Froetschel LLC
Joseph Froetschel
Phillips Froetschel LLC

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury, Construction litigation; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2006

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021
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Phillips Froetschel LLC

310 Grant Street
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Visit website


A partner at the law firm of Phillips Froetschel, LLC, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Joseph Froetschel serves clients across Pittsburgh (Allegheny County), Washington County, Butler County, and Beaver County. His practice area focuses on cases involving:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Construction litigation
  • Insurance litigation 
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Liquor liability
  • Product and premises liability
  • Motor vehicle accidents

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Froetschel is a University of Pittsburgh graduate, obtaining his bachelor’s in 2003 and his Juris Doctor in 2006. 

Mr. Froetschel is a licensed practitioner for more than 15 years and maintains professional associations with prominent legal organizations such as the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice and the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

Recognized by the legal community for his professional accomplishments, Mr. Froetschel has received an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in the Top 40 Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates and in the Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. The Pittsburgh Magazine has added him to their 40 Under 40 list. Furthermore, he holds a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo, in addition to plenty of positive peer endorsements. 

Mr. Froetschel is a Visionary Fellow of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. In addition, he is a frequent guest lecturer at several continuing legal education courses, sharing his knowledge of personal injury law with up-and-coming attorneys. He also serves as an adjunct professor, teaching Advanced Pennsylvania Torts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Construction litigation: business, Health care, Insurance coverage, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Personal injury - plaintiff, Premises liability - plaintiff, Construction defects, Nursing home, Insurance, Insurance defense, Motor vehicle defects

  • 40% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Construction litigation: business
  • 10% Health care
  • 10% Insurance coverage
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
  • Inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star” list in the field of plaintiff’s medical malpractice and personal injury litigation
  • Inclusion in the Super Lawyer’s list in the field of Medical Malpractice
  • National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys’ “Top 10 Under 40”
  • National Trial Lawyers Association’s American Society of Legal Advocates “Top 40 Under 40”
  • A/V-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40, 2012
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section
  • 2023 Chair of the Allegheny County Bench-Bar Conference
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Board of Governors, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
  • Board of Governors, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Educational Background:
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A. in History and Politics & Philosophy, cum laude
  • $2.7 Million verdict in Allegheny County. The Plaintiff was hit by a Port Authority bus and had her leg amputated as a result of trauma sustained in the incident., 2016

Office location for Joseph Froetschel

310 Grant Street
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-643-0682


2 Years Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

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