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Carolyn Schweizer

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2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 575-4569
(215) 575-0856 - Fax
cmschweizer@mdwcg.com

Carolyn joined Marshall Dennehey as an associate in August 2006. She primarily focuses her practice on the defense of asbestos litigation matters, but also handles a variety of other litigation, including premises liability and automobile liability claims.

Carolyn graduated from Ursinus College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (minor in Sociology). Following graduation, she was employed by Merck & Co., Inc. as a health physicist.

In 2002, she returned to the academic world and enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While in law school, she served as a student member of the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology, Law and Policy, as a judicial appellate coordinator for the Moot Court Competition and as president of the Student Bar Association.

After receiving her juris doctor in May of 2005, Carolyn clerked for the Honorable Carol L. Van Horn of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, 39th Judicial District, Franklin/Fulton County. 

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (J.D., 2005)

    Honors: Recipient, J.R. Seiger Academic Scholarship
    Honors: Semester Honors (all semesters)
    Honors: Recipient, Leadership Award
    Honors: Recipient, Community Service Award
    Law Journal: University of Pittsburgh Journal of Technology, Law and Policy, Member 

  • Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA (B.A., 2000)

    Honors: Academic-Chemistry Scholar

    Honors: Academic-Athlete Honors

    Major: Biology

    Minor: Sociology 

Law Alerts December 1, 2016
Edited by Timothy D. Rau, Esq. Cumulative Exposure Opinions Admissible Under Betz by Carolyn Schweizer On November 22, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion in Rost v.Ford Motor Company in which it declined to expand its..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...
January 5, 2015
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin announced today that 10 attorneys, half of them women, were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 9 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, categorized by office, are as follows. Philadelphia, PA:  Gregory W....

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 2005)
  • Ursinus College (B.S., 2000)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2005

Associations & Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Year Joined Organization: 2006


Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi

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