Kristy Olivo Salvitti

Shareholder

As a shareholder in the Workers' Compensation Department, Kristy devotes her entire practice to workers' compensation defense litigation, representing universities, hospitals, construction companies, retailers, health care institutions, temporary employment agencies, supermarkets and various other small employers. Kristy is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, making her one of few attorneys in the firm who handle workers' compensation matters in both jurisdictions. Her knowledge and commitment to clients, as well as her professionalism toward her adversaries, have resulted in her being selected as a Super Lawyer - Rising Star in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Kristy attended Monmouth University on a lacrosse scholarship, earning honors including Athletic and Academic All-American, Northeast Conference Athletic and Scholar Athlete of the Year. She was also named Monmouth's Woman Athlete of the Year. Upon graduation, Kristy attended Widener University School of Law. While at Widener, she served on the editorial board of the Widener Law ReviewKristy also interned at the Burlington County Prosecutor's office and served as a mediator for landlord/tenant disputes in Philadelphia.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Double Play: What Happens When Your Claim Crosses Multiple States?, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 22, 2015

Published Works

“Is Paying Temporary Total Disability Benefits Still an Admission of Liability In New Jersey Workers’ Compensation?,” Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 2, June 2014

“Can "Excess" Mean Less? A Broader Interpretation in Cardiovascular Injuries,” Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 4, December 2011

"Additional Question To Ask Before Paying Temporary Disability Benefits In New Jersey Even If Petitioner Is Disabled From The Work Injury," Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 3, September 2010

"Be Careful Using the 'We Are Not The Last Employer' Defense," Defense Digest, Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2009, and New Jersey Self-Insurers Association Newsletter, 2009-10

Admissions
New Jersey
2002
Pennsylvania
2002
Education
Widener University School of Law (J.D., 2002)
Monmouth University (B.S., 1999)
Honors & awards
New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star
2005-2007

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Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star
2013-2017

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Associations & memberships
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Year joined
2002