Matthew Cairone
Matthew Cairone

Matthew Cairone

I started The Cairone Law Firm PLLC in 2001 after serving as the Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for Aristech Chemical Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA. I joined Fishkin Lucks as a partner on July 1, 2021. My current practice is product liability and toxic tort on the defense side, and employment discrimination and civil rights for claimants and plaintiffs.


I started The Cairone Law Firm PLLC in 2001 after serving as the Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for Aristech Chemical Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA. I joined Fishkin Lucks as a partner on July 1, 2021. My current practice is product liability and toxic tort on the defense side, and employment discrimination and civil rights for claimants and plaintiffs. I am admitted to practice law only in Pennsylvania and Michigan.

ADR Experience

I have represented parties on the plaintiff and defendant sides in over 100 mediations. I have received 40 hours of basic mediation training through Mediation Matters. And I regularly negotiate resolutions for my cases and administrative proceedings that do not go to trial. I am an active pro bono mediator for the EEOC.

Approach

To help the parties come up with and implement solutions that address their needs and interests.

Education

B.A. Dartmouth College – 1980
J.D The University of Pittsburgh School of Law – 1984

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • General
  • Labor - Management
  • Personal Injury
  • Workplace
  • Online Mediation
  • EEOC
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Products Liability
  • Online Workplace
  • Online Civil
  • Sexual Harrassment

Additional Services

  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

Fees and Provisos

$400 per hour for preparation work and half-day and full-day fixed fees depending on the matter.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution

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