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Cynthia Danel - Pittsburgh, PA

600 Grant StreetSuite 10US Steel Tower, 10th Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15219- 2705

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Updated: 03/23/2023

Pittsburgh Personal Injury Lawyer


Attorney Cynthia Danel has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards. She was selected as a 2018 Woman Leader in The Law, based on The Martindale AV Rating System. She made the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, an honor awarded to the top five percent of state-wide lawyers, from 2005-2018...

About Cynthia Danel

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Construction Zone Accidents
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Defective Products
  • Dog Bites
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Hazardous Roadways
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Specialties and Certifications

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Other Affiliations

  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Past President & President's Club Member)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Board of Governors)
  • West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Member)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)
  • Alumni Fellow, Pennsylvania State University
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County (Member)


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1975
    Major: Speech Communication
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1971
    Major: Speech Communication

Pro Bono Activities

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council
  • Pennsylvania State University Career Counseling Panel
  • Judge participant in the Allegheny County High School Moot Court Competition
  • Judge participant in the University of Pittsburgh Moot Court Competition
  • Former Chairperson, High School Essay Contest, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Classes and Seminars

  • Frequent lecturer for both local and state trial attorney organizations on topics including changes in the law on automobile insurance, demonstrative evidence, and uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage issues


Other Sources of Feedback About Cynthia Danel

Included on the 2023 Pennsylvania list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Cynthia Danel on Super Lawyers


  • Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, 2005 - 2017
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Pennsylvania State University, 2004 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2011 - 2018
  • One of Super Lawyers'® top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2011 - 2012
  • One of Super Lawyers'® top 50 Female Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2008 - 2017
  • One of Super Lawyers'® top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh, 2009 - 2017
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • "Pittsburgh Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year", 2012 - Present
  • Alumni Fellow, Pennsylvania State University

Representative Clients

  • Personal Injury Clients

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Office Information


600 Grant StreetSuite 10US Steel Tower, 10th Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15219- 2705


  • 412-391-2180

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