Richard T. Victoria is a partner in the GRSM’s Pittsburgh office and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance, and Appellate sections.
In his more than 25 years of practice, Richard has developed broad and deep experience counseling and fighting for his clients which, year after year, has garnered him an AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell peer rating. His diverse litigation practice includes significant experience in commercial business and corporate litigation, class action and civil litigation, consumer protection and data privacy, construction, real estate litigation, insurance coverage, and health and personal care.
Richard has litigated cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions across the United States, as well as in American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), and FINRA arbitrations. He has advised and fought for a wide array of clients of all sizes, both publicly traded and privately held, in the retail, construction, banking, financing, health care, energy, telecommunications, technology and software, and insurance industries. In so doing, not only does he zealously advocate for his clients across the country, but he provides objective and practical advice and guidance regarding risk and litigation management strategies to avoid and minimize the costs, stresses, and inconveniences of litigation.
In his insurance practice, Richard uses both his ongoing diverse litigation experience along with his career-long study and practice in insurance law to provide insurers both practical and informed advice and representation in a varied array insurance matters. Thus, his experience ranges from cases involving soliciting and securing insurance coverage to evaluating and defending claims under a variety of insurance policies, including general liability, excess and umbrella, directors and officers, errors and omissions, business, homeowners, life and health, disability, and employers’ practices liability insurance.
He is also a trained and qualified mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Richard has been privileged to be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh throughout his career and to be active in the local community as a board member or volunteer with several organizations. He currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of A+ Schools, a community advocacy organization and leader for educational equity and excellence in Pittsburgh’s public schools.
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- Allegheny County Bar Association