Edward M. Vavro, Jr.
Edward M. Vavro, Jr. is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and concentrates his practice in the areas of transportation law and general litigation. Mr. Vavro is Chair of the firm’s Transportation Law Group and a member of the Insurance Law and Litigation Group. He has litigated numerous catastrophic losses involving commercial vehicles in federal and state courts both locally and nationally.
Mr. Vavro also serves as National Coordinating Counsel for an international corporation headquartered in Pittsburgh where he specializes in handling transportation issues at the corporate level.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vavro served as general counsel for the Motor Vehicle Board in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.In 1993, Mr. Vavro graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University in 1997.
- The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
- Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
- Frequent lecturer on insurance coverage issues and catastrophic loss
- “Multi-Plaintiff Catastrophic Loss Cases” (Panelist); American Trucking Association’s Legal Forum; Austin, Texas; 7/10–13/2022
- “Responding To And Defending Catastrophic Loss Transportation Accidents” (Keynote Speaker); Conference of Captive Insurance Carriers; Grand Cayman Islands; 12/4/2017
- Has written and been published nationally on the topics of insurance coverage issues and catastrophic loss
Admissions and Licenses
- Pennsylvania Bar Admission
- Superior Court of Pennsylvania
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Allegheny County Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- Intermodal Association of North America
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Motor Truck Industry Defense Association
- Pennsylvania Moving & Storage Associates
- Transportation Lawyers Association
- Trucking Industry Defense Association
- The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D. (1997)
- Duquesne University, B.A. (1993)