Lawrence E. Gurrera, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Edgar Snyder & Associates, LLC
 | US Steel Tower, 10th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-391-2101
Fax: 412-391-2180
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012, 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    At the Law Offices of Edgar Snyder & Associates, Lawrence E. Gurrera II is attorney at law and a personal injury attorney. He represents those in the state of Pennsylvania, particularly the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. When individuals are injured in an accident, they come to Mr. Gurrera for help obtaining the compensation they need to help put their lives back in order.

    With his in-depth understanding of the legal system and his commitment to putting the interests of his clients first, Mr. Gurrera handles many diverse varieties of cases. These include car accidents, bicycle accidents, truck accidents, dangerous drugs, slip-and-fall accidents, dog bites, product injuries, food poisoning, nursing home abuse, motorcycle accidents, and more.

    Because of his dedication to his clients, Attorney Gurrera was the 2017 recipient of the "Edgar Snyder Way" award, given to the staff member who epitomizes our core values.

    Mr. Gurrera graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree cum laude in political science. Upon graduating, he attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor. Trained as a trial attorney by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, he is admitted to practice before all Ohio state courts, Pennsylvania state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

    Mr. Gurrera is a former member of the board of governors for both the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Currently he is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He also gives presentations and legal education seminars for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

    Attorney Gurrera participates in the Allegheny County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Center's Criminal Record Expungement Project and Divorce Law Project. He is also on the Board of Steel Smiling, a local nonprofit which focuses on mental health initiatives.

    He is also on the Board of Directors of the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association and co-directs the Pitt Celebrity Golf Tournament, an annual event that raises funds for the academic needs of Pitt student-athletes.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2012, 2018 - 2020

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    About Lawrence Gurrera, II

    Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.edgarsnyder.com/our-firm/attorneys/attorney-lawr...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Edward Sell and Cordelia F. Sell Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh
    • The "Edgar Snyder Way" award, 2017
    • Selected for inclusion in 2012 & 2018 Pennsylvania Rising Stars®
    • William Frederick Schulz, Jr. Legal History Award, University of Pittsburgh
    • Robert Berkley Harper Scholars, University of Pittsburgh

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) trained trial attorney

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Former member of the Board of Governors
    • Ohio
    • Pennsylvania
    • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Former member of the Board of Governors
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
    • Member, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Steel Smiling
    • Fraternity Advisor
    • Allegheny County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Center's Divorce Law Project
    • Allegheny County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Center's Criminal Record Expungement Project
    • Board of Directors of the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Fundamentals of Personal Injury", Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
    • Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort"
    • "Managing Liens & Subrogation in Auto Litigation", Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pittsburgh, B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2005
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    Office Location for Lawrence E. Gurrera, II

    US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    Phone: 412-391-2101

    Fax: 412-391-2180

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    Last Updated: 12/23/2019

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