Steven J. Forry


Steven has extensive experience handling trial and appellate matters in high-exposure and high-profile cases for physicians, hospitals and professional liability insurance carriers. He has also had primary responsibility for jury and non-jury trials in both state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions.

Steven is frequently asked by clients and industry organizations to lecture on a variety of topics concerning risk management and other legal issues affecting the health care industry. From 2014 to 2019, he was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. 

Steven graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991, and received his juris doctor from Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University in 1994. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Second and Third Judicial Departments in New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Health Care Summit: Tackling Emerging Trends in Health Care Beyond Tort Reform, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009, speaker

Published Works

"Obamacare: Potential Effects on Future Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Pennsylvania," Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014

Getting Sanctions Under The Certificate of Merit Rules

New York
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
Claude W. Pettit College of Law (J.D., 1994)
The Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1991)
Honors & awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
Associations & memberships
Allegheny County Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Year joined