MICHAEL PESTRAK is an associate in the Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Swartz Campbell, Michael was working at a products liability/toxic torts defense firm for four years. There he engage in extensive deposition practice. In addition, Michael also was involved with various motions associated with the practice. Michael had the distinction of wining all the motions that he argued through oral argument.
Michael started his legal career with The Philadelphia Distract Attorney’s Office. Whit at the District Attorney’s Office, Michael handled a wide variety of cases, including arguing appeals on motions, liasing with expert witnesses. conducting countless bench trials, and over 15 jury trials in seven years. Part of his assignment also included a community relations function allowing him to attend community meetings to bring awareness to what the Office was doing for the various communities and where the Office could use the community’s help.
Michael looks forward to applying his skills to best represent our clients’ interests in various ways, including the taking of depositions, drafting responsive pleadings and motions, and using his knowledge of how to build a triable case to find the flaws in plaintiff’s cases.