Selected To:
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2004-2006, 2008-2016

Bar Admissions
Pennsylvania Supreme Court

US Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

US District Court, Western District

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation

  • Subrogation

Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1983)
Rutgers College, Rutgers University (B.A., 1979)

Michael D. Sherman

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Phone Number : (412) 741-0600 ext 205
Fax Number : (412) 741-0606
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409 Broad Street
Suite 103
Sewickley, PA 15143

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MICHAEL D. SHERMAN is a partner with the Pittsburgh location of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP.  He has represented employers, insurance companies and government agencies in Workers' Compensation matters for over 30 years.
Mr. Sherman has counseled and advised his clients regarding varied and diverse topics, such as chemical exposures, subrogation recovery, psychological disability, and course of employment issues.  His clients include businesses within manufacturing, transportation, employment staffing, and government agencies.  Attorney Sherman has emphasized a business partner relation with his clients.  He visits employers sites to learn their process and procedures, and he is active in their professional organizations.
Mr. Sherman is a frequent speaker at client in-house training sessions.  He has presented continuing legal education seminars with Lorman Education Services since 1992, including their "PA Work Comp Update" and "Resolving the PA Work Comp Case".  He participated in the panel presentation, "2012 Medicare: What's Next?" at the Bureau of Workers' Compensation Annual Conference.  Attorney Sherman was selected as the moderator and speaker for the 2013 National Workers' Compensation Disability Conference presentation of : "Occupational Exposures and Sensitivity in the Workplace."
Mr. Sherman has been recognized by his peers, to merit the highest rating, "A-V" Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, since 2005.  He has been named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" in workers' compensation defense since 2004.  Attorney Sherman was selected as an Advisory Board member to the "Lexis-Nexis Larson's National Workers' Compensation Law Center" since 2008.
In 2012, Attorney Sherman began writing a work comp centric "blog", specifically to provide a case law review for employers and insurers.  "PA Work Comp Defense" was named a "Top Blog" of 2013 by Lexis-Nexis Group, Inc.
In May of 2014, Attorney Sherman was certified as a Specialist in the Practice of Workers' Compensation Law; as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.


Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association

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