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Marc T. Thirkell


(412) 316-2905
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707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2003

  • Editor for the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology, Law and Policy

M.B.A., Robert Morris University, 2000

B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1997


Rising Stars® distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2011, 2013, Law & Politics)


Marc practices in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, with a concentration on health care litigation.  

Marc has litigated commercial and civil cases in every level of federal and state court in Pennsylvania, as well as several other states. His cases have involved defense of professional liability claims in the short-term and long-term care settings, breach of contract claims, creditors’ rights, misappropriation of trade secrets, antitrust issues, declaratory judgments, defamation, tortious interference, breach of non-compete agreements, and insurance disputes. He is experienced at the trial and arbitration level, including AAA arbitration and other forums for alternative dispute resolution. His experience has allowed him to counsel several for profit and non-profit corporations on a daily basis regarding general legal matters such as policy making, risk-management and lawsuit prevention.


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


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association