Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP Welcomes a New Attorney, Sean B. Epstein, in Joining the Firm’s Law Practice
April 30, 2018
April 30th, 2018 – Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Sean B. Epstein as a new attorney to our firm. Mr. Epstein is a Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Thomas, Thomas & Hafer and focuses his practice in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law.
Prior to joining TT&H, Sean was a partner at a commercial litigation law firm, and was involved with the firm’s Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. He concentrated in the areas of employers’ liability, litigation oversight and post-loss risk management of claims for both insurance carriers and industries.
Mr. Epstein has specialized expertise in the Federal Black Lung Act, as well as extensive experience in representing defendants in all forms of occupational disease and toxic tort claims. He routinely cross-examines medical experts in all matters of medical-legal issues, with a focus on occupational disease claims.
While Mr. Epstein attended University of Dayton School of Law, he was an Associate Editor of the University of Dayton Law Review. He received Best Brief Award and First Place Award in the Walter H. Rice Moot Court Competition. He was a member of the National Appellate Moot Court team and was elected to the Order of the Barristers.
He has published an article in the Pittsburgh Legal Journal entitled “Harle: Are We Back to Compensating Earning Loss?” Mr. Epstein has lectured locally and nationally on federal occupational disease litigation and the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. Sean has presented to both employers and insurance carriers regarding medical-legal issues and claims management issues.
Mr. Epstein was selected by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2007 in the area of Workers’ Compensation. He is a member of the American and Allegheny County Bar Associations.