As one of the most experienced members of our Litigation Group, Tom Frampton focuses his practice in business litigation, professional negligence and alternative dispute resolution. He represents businesses, nursing homes, financial institutions and professionals in disputes ranging from trade and employment-related disputes to complex business and personal injury claims.
As a judge for the Mercer County Court of Common Pleas for ten years, Tom presided over hundreds of jury trials. As an advocate, Tom has secured preliminary injunctions stopping the theft of customer lists, enforced contract provisions for natural gas producers and successfully represented his clients in Pittsburgh and throughout western Pennsylvania in state and federal court.
While Tom maintains an active trial practice, since beginning to serve as a neutral in 1997, he has become a well-regarded mediator and arbitrator who provides services to attorneys in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania. His alternative dispute resolution practice focuses on commercial and business disputes, medical malpractice and other professional negligence, products liability, employment issues and personal injury.
In addition to his experience serving as a neutral, Tom has enhanced his mediation skills by successfully completing forty-hour mediation certification training at Duke University, as presented by Beason & Ellis Conflict Resolution, LLC. This training is also in compliance with the requirements for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania's alternative dispute resolution program.
Allegheny College, B.A.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1973
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, since 2007
Tom's ADR Calendar
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