Undergrad: Boston College, B.A., 1999, with honors

Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law J.D., 2002, Nathan M. Raphael Scholarship Recipient

Areas of Focus



Jaime serves as the head of the firm's Litigation and Labor & Employment Groups, with a practice including commercial and construction litigation, defense of product liability and toxic tort claims, insurance defense and coverage analysis. 

Her clients include corporations, insurance companies, title agencies, municipalities, professional and recreational associations, school districts, private developers, and regional contractors and subcontractors.  She has also worked on behalf of design professionals and sureties.  She advises her clients on risk allocation, and risk shifting mechanisms including insurance, indemnity and bonding provisions in contract formation.  She is panel counsel for several insurance companies and works with insurers and third-party administrators to defend construction defect, product liability, property and casualty losses.

Jaime has successfully represented clients in nonjury and jury trials in courtrooms across Pennsylvania.  She has also litigated complex construction claims on behalf of owners, contractors and subcontractors before the American Arbitration Association.  

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Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Allegheny County Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

American Bar Association

The Defense Research Institute

Sports and Fitness Industry Association, Legal Task Force

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance — Western PA Chapter: President, Construction Committee, Live Standards Committee and College of Litigation Management Committee

CLM Litigation Management Institute: 2011 Graduate

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