Practice groups

Commercial Law and Litigation

Product Liability

Real Estate

Toxic Tort

Education

Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. (2007)

Bethany College, B.A. (2004)

Bar Admissions

PA

WV

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Vaughn K. Schultz

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Two PPG Place, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402
T: 800-243-5412
D: 412-281-7272
F: 888-811-7144

vschultz@dmclaw.com





Vaughn K. Schultz is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, and real estate, with a particular emphasis in toxic torts.

Mr. Schultz defends toxic tort cases filed throughout the United States alleging personal injuries due to occupational chemical exposures or from exposure to industrial or consumer products.In addition to his work in toxic torts, Mr. Schultz has defended a wide range of commercial litigation cases, including those involving oil and gas, mineral law, landlord-tenant law, employment discrimination, product liability, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith actions. He also handles residential and commercial real estate transactions and real estate litigation matters.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Representative Matters:

  • Representation of two Fortune 500 corporations through trial in New Jersey which resulted in a directed verdict for one client and a defense verdict for one client on product liability claim alleging development of cancer from product exposure
  • Successful grant of Frye motion and accompanying summary judgment in Pennsylvania for gasoline manufacturer on product liability claim alleging development of cancer from gasoline exposure
  • Representation of Fortune 500 corporation through trial in Pennsylvania which resulted in a defense verdict on a product failure claim and representation through subsequent appeals which upheld the verdict in Superior Court and Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Representation of two Fortune 500 corporations through trial in Louisiana which resulted in a defense verdict on product liability claim alleging development of cancer from product exposure
  • Successful grant of summary judgment in West Virginia for chemical manufacturer on indemnity and contribution cross-claims filed by co defendants in product liability suit
  • Successful grant of dismissal of product failure claim against out-of-state defendant manufacturer on grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • West Virginia Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Memberships:

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee) 
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • The West Virginia State Bar

Community Involvement:

  • Pittsburgh Pro Bono Child Custody Guardian Project

Education:

  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (2007), cum laude; Law Review
  • B.A., Bethany College (2004), summa cum laude, Communications