University of Pittsburgh

Deborah Olszewski

Adjunct Professor of Law

 

Ms. Olszewski practiced with the firm of Olszewski & Quinlin, P.C., prior to joining the West
Penn Allegheny Health System. She specialized in the defense of professional liability matters
from 1980 to 2007. Her expertise includes representation of physicians, hospitals, dentists, and
attorneys. She has also participated in the defense of both class action and product liability
lawsuits.
Ms. Olszewski is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. In her previous position as Chair of the
Professionalism Committee for the Academy of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Olszewski helped to develop
Professionalism Guidelines that have been and continue to be distributed statewide.
She has presented many continuing legal education courses and seminars on issues relating to
trial practice, medical malpractice, and civil litigation. In 2005 Ms. Olszewski was named as one
of the Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh and one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Pennsylvania.

 

Ms. Olszewski practiced with the firm of Olszewski & Quinlin, P.C., prior to joining the West Penn Allegheny Health System. She specialized in the defense of professional liability mattersfrom 1980 to 2007. Her expertise includes representation of physicians, hospitals, dentists, andattorneys. She has also participated in the defense of both class action and product liability lawsuits.

Ms. Olszewski is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. In her previous position as Chair of the Professionalism Committee for the Academy of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Olszewski helped to develop Professionalism Guidelines that have been and continue to be distributed statewide.

She has presented many continuing legal education courses and seminars on issues relating totrial practice, medical malpractice, and civil litigation. In 2005 Ms. Olszewski was named as oneof the Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh and one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Pennsylvania.

Education

  • JD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA, Edinboro State College
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh
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