Christopher J. Watson

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. (2008)
  • Duquesne University, BSBA (2005)

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Christopher J. Watson

Shareholder

cwatson@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 412-392-5678


Two PPG Place
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402

Main: 412-281-7272
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Christopher J. Watson is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in health care law, medical malpractice defense, appellate practice, cyber insurance coverage, cybersecurity, insurance defense, and technology.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Watson served as a law clerk for a judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Additionally, he practiced real property law for a local boutique law firm before joining a Pittsburgh firm practicing commercial and general civil litigation. Mr. Watson has also counseled financial institutions, public utilities, and other commercial entities in commercial office and retail space leasing, title disputes, land use and zoning issues, as well as in eminent domain issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. (2008)
  • Duquesne University, BSBA (2005)

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Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Through dispositive motions, obtained dismissal on behalf of hospitals, construction contractors, and property owners/occupiers in general civil liability and professional liability cases
  • Successfully briefed and argued appeals before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “How Social Media Impacts a Civil Law Suit” (Co-Presenter), American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants – Pittsburgh Chapter Bi-Annual Conference, 11/2/2013
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Environment & Energy Law Section, Real Property Section, and Young Lawyers Division)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Westmoreland Bar Association (Young Lawyers Committee)

Community

  • Serves as court-appointed Guardian ad Litem in multiple custody disputes (2012–present)
  • Allegheny County “Save Your Home” Mortgage Foreclosure Conciliation Program (Pro Bono Volunteer 2009–2012)
Education

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. (2008), magna cum laude; Law Review (Executive Recent Decisions Editor)
  • Duquesne University, B.S.B.A. (2005), cum laude, Economics