Michael A. Salvati is an associate in the Casualty Department, where he devotes his practice to product liability, premises liability, and property loss claims. He has provided counsel to a wide variety of clients, including automotive and other product manufacturers, as well as various regional and national retail chains.
Michael has experience in all aspects of defense litigation, from initial claim investigation through discovery and trial. Michael is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, and co-edited the Pennsylvania Chapter of its 2013 publication, “Product Liability Defenses, a State-by-State Compendium.”
Prior to joining the firm, Michael served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Timothy G. Farrell of the Superior Court of New Jersey. In that capacity, Michael managed the judge’s dockets, drafted opinions and orders, and served as a mediator in Small Claims and Special Civil Part cases.
Michael earned his juris doctor at Villanova Law School, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and served as an Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Villanova University, where he graduated first in his class with a 4.0 GPA.
- Villanova University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011)
- Villanova University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2008)
- New Jersey, 2011
- Pennsylvania, 2011
Associations & Memberships:
- Defense Research Institute
- New Jersey Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
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