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Richard T. Victoria

Partner

(412) 316-2926
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Pittsburgh
707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, TN (1995)

B.B.A., high honors, University of Notre Dame Finance and Business Economics, 1992

  • Beta Gamma Sigma (collegiate business national honor society)
  • Financial Management Association National Honor Society

Honors

AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers in Commercial Litigation, 2012

SuperLawyers Rising Star in Pennsylvania (2010)

Richard T. Victoria is a partner in the Gordon & Rees’s Pittsburgh Office and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance, D&O and Securities Litigation, Appellate, and Antitrust sections.  In his broad litigation practice, he has represented clients of all sizes in the retail, manufacturing, medical, banking and finance, insurance and software industries in a wide range of business-related matters.  Mr. Victoria has litigated cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions as well as in American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), and FINRA arbitrations. 

In his business litigation practice, Mr. Victoria represents his clients in an array of business and contract disputes, including those involving sales agreements, commercial loans and leases, securities, non-compete agreements, and tort based claims such as negligence, fraud, and interference with contractual relations.  He also regularly handles insurance issues ranging from soliciting and securing insurance coverage to defending against and asserting claims under a wide range 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.  In his related appellate practice, Mr. Victoria has succeeded in having both favorable decisions upheld and adverse decisions reversed. 

His work has garnered him a Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5), and the honor of inclusion in “Pittsburgh’s Top Rated Lawyers” (2012 Edition) in Commercial Litigation and as a Pennsylvania “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Magazine (2010).

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Victoria practiced for nearly 18 years and was a partner in a Pittsburgh based law firm where he served as Co-Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation practice group and assumed other leadership roles.

Mr. Victoria is a qualified mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Admissions

Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association
Westmoreland County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association

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Contact

(412) 316-2926

rvictoria@grsm.com


Offices

Pittsburgh

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, TN (1995)

B.B.A., high honors, University of Notre Dame Finance and Business Economics, 1992

  • Beta Gamma Sigma (collegiate business national honor society)
  • Financial Management Association National Honor Society

Honors

AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers in Commercial Litigation, 2012

SuperLawyers Rising Star in Pennsylvania (2010)

Richard T. Victoria

Partner

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Biography

Richard T. Victoria is a partner in the Gordon & Rees’s Pittsburgh Office and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance, D&O and Securities Litigation, Appellate, and Antitrust sections.  In his broad litigation practice, he has represented clients of all sizes in the retail, manufacturing, medical, banking and finance, insurance and software industries in a wide range of business-related matters.  Mr. Victoria has litigated cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions as well as in American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), and FINRA arbitrations. 

In his business litigation practice, Mr. Victoria represents his clients in an array of business and contract disputes, including those involving sales agreements, commercial loans and leases, securities, non-compete agreements, and tort based claims such as negligence, fraud, and interference with contractual relations.  He also regularly handles insurance issues ranging from soliciting and securing insurance coverage to defending against and asserting claims under a wide range 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.  In his related appellate practice, Mr. Victoria has succeeded in having both favorable decisions upheld and adverse decisions reversed. 

His work has garnered him a Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5), and the honor of inclusion in “Pittsburgh’s Top Rated Lawyers” (2012 Edition) in Commercial Litigation and as a Pennsylvania “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Magazine (2010).

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Victoria practiced for nearly 18 years and was a partner in a Pittsburgh based law firm where he served as Co-Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation practice group and assumed other leadership roles.

Mr. Victoria is a qualified mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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Admissions

Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association
Westmoreland County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association

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