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Benjamin Sorisio

Pittsburgh Office
Direct Dial: 412-553-7120
Cell: 412-266-1236

Areas of Practice

•  Construction Law
•  Transportation Law
•  Products Liability
•  Labor and Employment Law
•  Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

•  Pennsylvania
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Professional Background

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 2000. Also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


•  University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1996, Summa Cum Laude)
•  Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 2000)


Professional/Civic Activities

•  Member: Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Bar Association

Recent Articles and Contributions

•  Preventing and Addressing Construction Defects and Failures in Pennsylvania, HalfMoon Education, Inc., Seminar, February 2023
•  Pennsylvania Engineering Law and Ethics, Contract Primer for Engineers, HalfMoon Education, Inc., January 2021
•  Insurance Claim Case Study: Learning to Avoid Similar Mistakes, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Build Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2012
•  Changes in the Contract and Work and Resolving Disputes During the Construction Process, Construction Law for Architects, Engineers and Contractors, HMS Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2010
•  Problems During the Construction Process, Construction Law for Pennsylvania Engineers and Architects, HMS Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 2007

Up Close and Personal

Ben has extensive experience representing design professionals, owners, and contractors in contract review and negotiations, risk management, construction litigation, arbitration, mediation and fee collection matters. He also advises clients on corporate structuring, business formation and professional licensure matters. Ben has represented clients in litigation arising out of projects for the construction of educational facilities, professional and collegiate stadiums, arenas and athletic facilities, municipal water treatment improvement projects, industrial waste disposal facilities, and commercial development projects. Ben has also secured mechanics liens on behalf of architects and contractors throughout western Pennsylvania.

Ben’s practice includes representing companies from diverse industries in the defense of transportation/trucking claims, premises liability claims and general liability actions. He has also defended product designers, manufacturers, and suppliers in products liability claims and failure to warn claims involving industrial and consumer products, recreational products, and self-defense products. Ben also counsels corporate clients regarding employment separation agreements and non-compete agreements. Ben represents clients, including a national retailer and regional supplier, in administrative proceedings in state agencies and employment-related disputes and litigation involving Title VII claims and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

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