University of Pittsburgh

John C. Conti

Adjunct Professor of Law

Mr. Conti is a shareholder and member of the Executive Committee at Dickie, McCamey, & Chilcote, P.C. where he specializes in the representation of health care providers, primarily in connection with the defense of professional negligence suits.   In over 25 years of practice, Mr. Conti has represented virtually every major health care institution in the region.   This representation has included matters in Ohio and West Virginia.   In the past five years alone, Mr. Conti has received defense verdicts in 19 medical malpractice trials, including death cases involving aortic dissection, myocardial infarction, stroke, and stillbirth.

During his career, Mr. Conti has been a frequent lecturer on virtually all facets of professional negligence and, in the past 15 years, has served on the faculty of approximately 50 seminars for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.   As well, he served for six years on the Board of Editors for the Matthew Bender Federal Evidence Practice Guide.   Recently, Mr. Conti was appointed an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Mr. Conti is an elected member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and has been named in recent editions of Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of medical malpractice law and personal injury law.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1975, Mr. Conti received his J.D. from Duquesne University   in 1978.   He is admitted both in Pennsylvania and California.


  • JD, Duquesne University
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh
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