Attorney Ken Nolan has 39 years of experience practicing law, initially defending personal injury cases and, for the last 13 years, representing injured persons.

Attorney Nolan has succeeded in achieving numerous large settlements for clients who were injured in tractor-trailer accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, road construction accidents, roadway defect accidents, pedestrian accidents and construction accidents. He also has experience in cases involving boating accidents, bicycle accidents, school bus accidents, product liability, premises defects, DUI, dog bites and attacks, slip and fall accidents, trip and fall accidents, municipalities, the state, and defamation. He has represented the estates of deceased persons in wrongful death matters, as well as accident victims who sustained orthopedic injuries, neurological injuries, internal injuries, concussions, traumatic brain injuries, spine injuries, severe burns, permanent scarring and disfigurement, and other catastrophic injuries.


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - for 2011 through 2019, an honor awarded to the top five percent of state-wide lawyers.
  • Best Lawyers in America - he was voted for inclusion in the 2012 through 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in America, an honor based on rigorous peer review. Corporate Counsel has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
  • Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Super Lawyers, 2019.
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - membership is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million-dollar settlements. Fewer than one percent of U.S. lawyers are members.
  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards.
  • National Litigator of the Year Award by Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, two-time winner.

Professional Activity:

  • Member, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania State Courts
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Community Service:

  • Past member of the Zoning Hearing Board in Mt. Lebanon
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Pittsburgh Unit of the American Cancer Society
  • Lecturer in continuing education seminars involving municipal law and trials involving motor vehicle accidents


  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1980
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1977

Contact us:

Suite 1801 Grant Building

310 Grant Street

Pittsburgh, PA


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