Mary A. Shahverdian

Located in

Pittsburgh, PA

“Regardless of the dollar amount of a case, there is inherent value in easing the mind of my client.”

- Mary A. Shahverdian

“Regardless of the dollar amount of a case, there is inherent value in easing the mind of my client.”

- Mary A. Shahverdian

Mary is an attorney in Obermayer’s Litigation Department. She has represented healthcare delivery systems, nonprofit organizations, real estate developers and investors, and individuals in a variety of matters, including commercial litigation, employment discrimination, insurance, and professional liability. Mary has represented both employers and employees in whistleblower claims, wage and hour claims, contractual disputes, and wrongful termination. Mary also has experience representing employees in negotiating employment contracts, severance, and restrictive covenant agreements.

Mary became a lawyer to help solve problems. She enjoys being part of the solution and believes that a problem cannot be solved without a full understanding of the who, where, what, why, and when.

Mary’s favorite hobby is spending time with her loved ones. She enjoys cooking and baking and is well known for her chocolate chip cookies and banana bread. In the winter months, Mary snowboards.

Mary has experience in advocating for clients in and out of the courtroom in various areas of civil law—including personal injury, toxic tort, and employment litigation. She has successfully represented clients in matters ranging from local magistrate hearings to winning on summary judgment in the federal district court. Mary also has experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

During law school, Mary served as Student Admissions Ambassador, as well as lead articles editor for the Journal of Law and Commerce. Mary was a recipient of a CALI award for CALI Award for “Conflicts of Law.”

While pursuing her B.A., Mary was the President of the University of Pittsburgh Sociology Student Association, and the editor-in-chief of the Pitt Sociology Review.

Mary’s professional and community affiliations include:

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Amen Corner, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Armenian Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA