Stephen J. Summers

Stephen J. Summers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Rauch P.C.
 | 707 Grant Street, Suite 2400
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-261-3232
Fax: 412-261-3239
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Stephen Summers is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Summers, McDonnell, Hudock & Guthrie, P.C. His practice encompasses a wide variety of civil matters and he has tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal courts. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Summers has argued matters before the Pennsylvania Appellate Courts as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Summers has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. His practice encompasses all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance coverage. He has presented various seminars on topics including the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law and the Pennsylvania Insurance Bad Faith Statute.

About Stephen Summers

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Elected to the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Elected to the American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsyvlania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Defense Institute and a past member of the Board of Directors and Amicus Curiae committee.


  • Mr. Summers represented a plaintiff in a personal injury action and obtained a $3.3 million verdict in Erie County, Pennsylvania.  At the time, it was the largest verdict in the history of Erie County. , 2003

Representative Clients:

  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Motorists Insurance Group, Geico Insurance Company, Nationwide Insurance Company, American National Property and Casualty Company, Allstate Insurance Company and ACE Insurance Company

Educational Background:

  • Graduate of St. Vincent College, 1980

Industry Groups

  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Show More
Office Location for Stephen J. Summers

707 Grant Street
Suite 2400
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Stephen J. Summers:

Last Updated: 7/26/2019

Page Generated: 0.15558815002441 sec